The wedding industry has once again been slammed. A writer for the New York Times Magazine wrote a piece entitled The Wedding Fix Is In, claiming non-transparency & uneducated consumers as the industries downfall. I beg to differ. As a past wedding and event professional for 15 years, I saw nothing but transparency with respected vendors who knew their product and how to sell it. The article questions pricing, price gouging probably defines it better. This is how it is. If you hire a professional, someone who is willing to take the time to sit with you, go over what your visions are, and then bring these things to fruition, you’re going to pay. If you’re looking to have a wedding for $30 a head, all inclusive, you might as well go to McDonald’s.
A lot of the problems today stem from reality television, shows such as David Tutera
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