Top Five Things To Look For When Hiring An Event Designer

Author: Opulent Event Designs | | Categories: Event Decorator , Wedding Decorator , Wedding Design


Hiring an event designer may seem unnecessary to many people. However, precisely the opposite is true. An event designer can save you large amounts of money in proportion to the size of your event. Whether it is a corporate event or your own wedding, design planning is not for someone who has no experience in the area. Event designers exist you make your job easier while saving you time and money. If you are looking for a professional to provide you with a beautiful experience that you will never forget, here are top five things to look for when hiring an event designer. 

1. Your vision should align with the vendor
The best event designers are great listeners who take in ideas, input and advice, and then act on them. Great event designers know that you come first and that the true purpose of an event is to achieve your goals. An event designer who acts keeping only their vision in mind is a definite red flag. Stay far away from them. You need to hire an event designer who pays attention to detail in order to make sure that your vision shines through. 

2. There is trust with your vendor
A great event designer understands that the event isn’t about them but about you and your guests. You are hiring them because they come with a skill set you do not have. You are putting a lot of faith in them as the event’s entire decor depends on them. It is essential that you hire a trustworthy event designer. Try checking out their reviews online and get in touch with older clients they have worked with. This will help give you the peace of mind you need. 

3. Communication
When clients come with their event requirements, a good designer will quickly cultivate new designs and ideas and connect easily with them. Their job is to bring everyone together and create magic by executing the client’s expectations. The way they can do this is by communicating. Communicating with their client to figure out their needs, and then communicating with the event designing team to ensure that they see the vision the client does. 

4. They meet your budget requirements
Everyone can agree that maintaining a budget is the key to success. The ability to manage a budget, and the skills to provide you with a high-quality final product is certainly a professional skill that is desired when hiring a professional. The same goes for an event designer. While you have to be reasonable, a good event designer will be fair with their prices and offer you services of a high standard to meet your needs. 

5. Personable to your style
When choosing an event designer, make sure to ask them for pictures of things they have done for previous clients and events. It is important that the event designer you hire understands and can deliver a product in the style you want. They should have your best interest at heart and should provide you with the confirmation that they can achieve your vision and bring it to life through their expertise. An event designer that tries to steer you off an idea merely because they cannot fulfill your requirements is not a good event designer. 

If you’re looking for an event designer in Toronto, reach out to Opulent Event Designs. Our team is dedicated to making any one of your events a memorable and exceptional event experience for you and your guests. With over fifteen years of experience in the special events industry, let our team transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. We offer services such as wedding design and décor, corporate event design and décor, sponsored events, style shoots and set designs. We offer our services to clients across North York, Toronto, Markham, Vaughan, Brampton, Mississauga, and the Greater Toronto Area in Canada and Los Angeles, Walnut, and San Jose in California.

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