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Lady (3 Month) Coordination 

The Lady Coordination Package is perfect for the bride who wants to do much of the month-to-month planning herself, but would like professional guidance in the area of overall design & decor, vendor recommendations, assistance with building a timeline and budget, and management of all the details in the 3-months leading up to the wedding day.

You’ve worked hard to create your perfect dream wedding, it’s time for you and your hubby-to-be to relax and enjoy loved ones and friends those final months before your wedding day; leave the details & stress in the hands of your wedding professional at Monarch Weddings.

Up to 3-Months of Coordination

The Lady Coordination starts up to 3-months prior to the wedding with an initial meeting to create a budget outline, establish a general timeline of events and to provide recommendations on preferred vendors to help you crate your “dream team” of vendors once hired.  Then we meet again 3-months prior to your wedding to discuss all the details, review vendor contracts, finalize floorplans, timelines and discuss your ceremony details. In addition, we have a floral design meeting with your florist to finalize floral orders and review any rentals (linens, chairs, napkins, etc).

Lady (3 Month) Coordination Overview:

  • Up to 3-Months of wedding planning assistance leading up to the wedding  
  • Unlimited emails & phone calls during the 3 Months
  • Detailed and Organized Event Coordination
  • Some Design Assistance (outline below)
  • Coordinator to Facilitate Ceremony Rehearsal 
  • Event Management/Wedding Coordination on the Day-of 
  • Responsibilities and Meetings outlined below 


  • Preliminary Logistic/Design meeting to kick off the planning process, secure vendors, go over overall design, create a budget outline and a general schedule of events
  • Coordinator attends the menu selection “Food Tasting” meeting for the wedding day at the venue or with caterer
  • Floral Meetings (Up to 2 floral meetings included) 
  • Logistic Review Meeting (2 to 3-months prior to wedding)
  • Final Logistics Review Meeting (2 weeks prior to wedding)



  • Coordinator to orchestrate the Rehearsal with the bridal party & family
  • Provide printed copies of condensed “Bridal Party & Family” timeline.
  • Review check list of items for wedding day to make sure Coordinator has all the items needed
  • Collect any outstanding vendor payments and gratuities to distribute on the day-of the wedding.


  • Lead Coordinator (Keli Christenson) will need to arrive on-site a minimum of 3-hours before ceremony start time to oversee the set-up and provides up to minimum of 8-hours of on-site event management.
  • (1) One Set-up Supervisor for up to 7-hours to assist with set-up and coordination needs.

Day-Of The Wedding


  • Coordinator is the liaison between client and all vendors throughout the entire event.
  • Coordinator required to arrive a minimum of 3-hours prior to the ceremony start time, to oversee set-up
  • Orchestrate the day’s events (ceremony, cocktail reception, dinner reception)
  • Advise the client & bridal party on timing of events throughout the day
  • Supervise vendor load-in, deliveries, set-up, and teardown.
  • Ensure everything in terms of design are in place as discussed.
  • Troubleshoot throughout the event
  • Be available throughout the day to the bride and groom to ensure a stress-free and enjoyable event.

Pre-Ceremony & Ceremony Coordinator Responsibilities

  • Check the entire ceremony set-up and confirm that the florals and all ceremony items (guest book, pen, programs, gift table, VIP assigned seating, and special décor) are correctly in place.
  • Provide set-up details and checklist of items to Coordinator team members.
  • Reserve seating for immediate family and/or specific seating requested by client.
  • Greet Officiant and coordinate details surrounding the signing of the Marriage License.
  • Confirm the Officiant has proper A/V equipment, run sound check prior to the ceremony.
  • Meet with the DJ/Musician(s) prior to ceremony for review of ceremony music logistics. (Processional, Recessional, Timing and Cues) and confirm sound system is working properly.
  • Distribute and pin on all personal florals to appropriate individuals.
  • Confirm possession of the rings and Marriage License prior to the ceremony.
  • Coordinate with the photographer and videographer to make sure detail photos are taken.
  • Distribute petal cones, bubbles, etc. to guests for the recessional.
  • Instruct Ushers on VIP seating.
  • Line up the family and bridal party for the processional to begin.
  • Cue the Officiant, Musicians, Family and Bridal Party to ensure seamless ceremony timing.
  • After the Ceremony concludes, direct bridal party to an area off to the side away from guests so that the guests proceed to Cocktail Reception while Bridal Party and Immediate Family take photos at ceremony site (once clear of guests).
  • Coordinator & Venue Staff to greet the Bride & Groom, Bridal Party and Immediate Family with beverages for celebratory toast (if client has included in venue package).
  • Coordinator staff to direct guests to the cocktail area.
  • Coordinator staff to assist guests with finding their escort-cards.
  • Coordinator staff to collect all ceremony and personal items for safekeeping and escort bellman to designated secure location.

Cocktail Hour – Coordinator Responsibilities

  • Manage the complete setup of the cocktail reception and escort-card table, etc.
  • Place specialty linens on tables (if applicable).
  • Arrange the escort-cards on the table (Alpha order for guests to find easily).
  • Have coordinator staff accompany bellman with all wedding gifts, envelopes.

Reception – Coordinator Responsibilities

  • Direct room set-up, confirm floor plans, ensure table numbers are correctly placed within the room, put out favors, menus, candles, cake knife, toasting glasses, place-cards, and insure that head table VIP seating and other miscellaneous items are all correct and set-up.
  • Oversee transfer of all items from the ceremony to reception (Florals, guestbook, etc.).
  • Confirm the number of chairs & table settings at each table prior to the doors opening.
  • Ensure delivery of all rental items to the reception and lounge (if applicable).
  • Review the final BEO (Banquet Event Order) with the captain of the event.
  • Confirm that the bride’s comfortable shoes and purse are placed at her table.
  • Greet guests and direct them to their tables.
  • Line-up and coordinate the bridal party for the Grand Entrance.
  • Cue the bridal party & family to events throughout i.e. grand entrance, toasts, dances, cake cutting, etc.
  • Pack up all personal items (gifts, cake knife, champagne flutes, cake topper, etc.) and bring them to the designated location or person. Usually accompanied by bellman.
  • Stay until the bride and groom have left the reception at the end of the night
  • Ensure all rentals & décor items are picked-up by the vendors.
  • If the bride,/groom are staying at the same venue as the reception, create a romantic honeymoon suite


Additional assistance to help organize, coordinate, and/or staff events surrounding the wedding weekend that is not included in this package  (i.e. Rehearsal Dinner, Welcome Reception, Engagement Party, Bridesmaids Lunch, Bachelor/Bachelorette, After Wedding Brunch) is available to add-on.

Please contact us for pricing! 


  • Recommendations of up to 4 venues for your event based on needs & budget
  • Assistance with menu selection at the chosen venue
  • Create a floorplan diagram and setting arrangement (if applicable)
  • Provide suggestions for design of venue space (if applicable)
  • Recommendations and assistance with any vendor needs (i.e. florals, rentals, entertainment, etc.)
  • Please call to get a cost estimate (Pricing varies based on event specifics) 


  • Recommendations of up to 4 venues for your event based on needs & budget
  • Assistance with menu selection at the chosen venue
  • Create a floorplan diagram and setting arrangement (if applicable)
  • Provide suggestions for design of venue space (if applicable)
  • Please call to get a cost estimate (Pricing varies based on event specifics)