Normally when the couple decides to get married there might be a lot of confusions and debates on how it would go and for the two getting married, it can be overwhelming and too demanding if all the wedding preparations are done by them. Planning and coordination is vital to ensure the wedding is achieved within the budget and time frame.
Thumbs up to VVIP Events Managers, specializing in various events management, including running a project in wedding planning, coordination and execution. VVIP Events believes a wedding is a specialized project which should be delivered according to its key deliverables, being a budget and time frame. The innovation that is embedded in the project deliverables is derived from the fact that each individual is unique in their own creation, and as such, each wedding must be unique to reflect the unique personalities of the couple. The methodology used to deliver on a perfect wedding for the couple, comprise concept building which includes personality assessment and many others that will define the wedding theme. The theme is critical as it has to be colour schemed and be used across all the wedding enhancers, viz, the bridal wear, invitation cards, gift favours, décor, etc.
VVIP Events comprise of three team members, being the Operational Strategy and Marketing Director, the Style Manager as well as the Creative Manager, who devised the driving force behind the organization bythe observation of the growing trend of expensive wedding packages with sub-standard outputs. During an interview with the Operational Strategy and Marketing director; Tebogo Hule mentioned that they saw it fit to change the wedding game and come up with cost effective and fresh concepts to benefit the couples. “This will remove the general perception that weddings are expensive resulting in a high percentage of young couple’s cohabitation.”
As a married lady, during her wedding she was very overwhelmed as she didn’t get the opportunity to get expert advice on wedding planning and coordination, which encompass money management and time management. She noted that the Wedding day is the big day for the couple and they must be relaxed and smiling as they enjoy without any doubts. She adds that they do offer after service, which is mainly feedback session on how all the deliverables were met, compliments achieved and any improvements noted if any. The feedback goes a long way in giving future couples an excellent service.
They noted their competitive edge as their unique equipment and their reasonable wedding packages. ‘We do not have a price list for a reason. The customer puts a price to their perfect wedding’, noted Hule. Their famous Full wedding package includes planning, coordination and execution on traditional wedding, church ceremony, the wedding reception and the bride hand over (kgoroso) ceremony. This entails providing equipment, décor set up, food catering and entertainment (optional). The package comes with a free lavish bridal shower for the makoti (bride)! ‘We believe a wedding is a beautiful story, and we tell it best by giving this wonderful package which is event driven, traditional set up (Patlo) to the bride hand over (kgoroso)’, noted Hule.
VVIP Events Managers hosted its first wedding exhibition at Serokolwane Lawns wedding expo and Hule lamented that the response they got from the prospective brides and grooms was so amazing. ‘People are wowed by our fresh concept, and we are thrilled to break the ceilings as we take on the wedding project’ she concludes.