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Red Flags to Avoid in Your Wedding Venue Search

October 24, 2022

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Now that Season 3 is here, I know we may have some new listeners, so I wanted to revisit a topic that is arguably one of the most important elements when planning your wedding: Picking your wedding Venue. If today is your first time visiting Verve Event Co., welcome! My name is Desiree Adams and I am a wedding planner from upstate NY.  Through my blog and podcast, Ask the Planner, I am determined to share all my tips and tricks I have gathered from being in the industry, to help YOU all plan your dream weddings. 

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Red Flags During Your Wedding Venue Search: Episode 70

This episode is going to be a deep dive into the minute details that can often get swept up during the excitement of picking a venue. Trust me, you’re going to hear about these details from today’s guests. 

About Courtney Kadwell and Dana Hopper

In today's episode, I’m joined by Courtney and Dana of Anthem House, a team of planners with a combined experience of 50+ years based in North Carolina and hosts of the Hustle and Gather podcast. They have partnered together to give their clients an all-inclusive, luxury planning experience. Their passions lie in the intentional details of their clients' day, seamless logistics, and meaningful connections. Their team approach allows them to be uniquely creative, efficient, and harmonious throughout all aspects of the planning process.

HIGHLIGHTS FOR EPISODE 70: Red Flags in Your Wedding Venue Search

Here's a summary of our interview:
  • Meet Courtney and Dana [03:08]
  • Where to begin the wedding venue search. [07:30]
  • Should you book your wedding venue or planner first? [10:12]
  • Red flags to avoid in the wedding venue search. [14:30]
  • How should couples balance cost versus aesthetics in their budget? [18:44]
  • Additional and hidden fees to avoid in your wedding venue contract. [22:30]
  • Final thoughts on the wedding venue search. [26:27]
  • Surprising advice for our listeners. [28:38]
  • This or That? [31:10]

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