10/14/20

Edmonton Wedding Coordinator: Ania + Matthew

Ania and Matthew began their wedding day with a traditional ceremony at the spectacular Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. After the marriage was official, they took off for photos in a gorgeous red vintage Porsche!

The newlyweds celebrated with their loved ones later that evening at Fairmont Hotel Macdonald in the Wedgwood Room – one of our favourite Edmonton wedding venues – infusing several Ukrainian and Russian traditions to personalize the event. It was such a pleasure to provide Wedding Day Management for this happy couple! Enjoy this beautiful snippet of their day.

Credits:

Edmonton Wedding Planning & Design, Peach Bridesmaids Dresses Exquisite Bridal Gown Edmonton Summer Wedding Edmonton Makeup Artist Blushed Beaute Edmonton Wedding Coordinator Edmonton Ukrainian Orthodox Wedding Exquisite Cathedral Wedding Edmonton St.John Cathedral Wedding Ceremony Jennifer Bergman Wedding Day Management Ukrainian Orthodox Wedding Ceremony in Edmonton Edmonton Premiere Wedding Coordination Edmonton Multicultural Summer Wedding Nicole Ashley Edmonton Wedding Florist Fabloomosity Edmonton Florist Edmonton Summer Wedding Planner Edmonton River Valley Wedding Jennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton Nicole Ashley Photography Edmonton Wedding Day Coordinator Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Elegant Fairmont Wedding Edmonton Wedding & Event Planner Edmonton Wedding Day Coordinator Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Navy Escort Card Table in the Wedgwood Room Luxe White Chairs from Special Event Rentals Navy and Gold Table Numbers, Gold Burst Charger Plates Fabloomosity Edmonton Wedding Florist Edmonton Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Wedding Planner The Wedgwood Room Summer Wedding Edmonton Wedding Day Management+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

Suzanne, Lead Planner | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Day Management

07/13/20

Edmonton Backyard Wedding: Lisa + Alex

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic made backyard weddings the new norm, Lisa + Alex chose to celebrate their marriage with an intimate guest list at Lisa’s childhood home. Their vision for the soirée was a relaxed evening with their favourite people, dining al fresco and dancing under the stars!

If you’re planning your own backyard affair this summer, here are some of our top tips for ensuring a successful event.

  1. Expert evaluation. A large, empty lawn can be deceiving – involve an expert to evaluate your space for grade and access to power, and to advise you on the right tent, layout and rental requirements.
  2. Bathroom basics. If you don’t like the idea of guests coming in and out of your home to use the washrooms, consider renting portable toilets. The options have expanded over the years and now there are luxury models available with fantastic lighting and ventilation.
  3. Be a good neighbour. If neighbours aren’t invited but may be affected by your wedding (more traffic/cars parked on the street, noise late into the evening) it’s courteous to let them know you’re hosting a big event.
  4. Consider guest comfort. Use your wedding invitations to inform guests the events are outdoors so they can prepare accordingly. Having sunscreen, fans, bug repellent, lap blankets and umbrellas on hand will make you the ideal host.
  5. Prep a ‘Plan B’. Weather in Alberta is unpredictable – be prepared for the worst case scenario. Rent extra tents in case of rain, heaters for chilly evenings and fans to help cool down a hot day.
  6. Hire help. You want to enjoy your wedding day so let others handle decorating, bartending, catering, serving and clean-up. Hiring professionals will allow you to relax and avoid placing this burden on family and friends.

Credits:

Edmonton Private Residence Summer Wedding Filament Hair Inc. Edmonton Wedding Hair + Makeup Wedding Day Management Edmonton Jennifer Bergman Wedding Planning & Design Jacinta Daniele Photography Jennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton Shade of Peach Bridal Bouquet Jacinta Daniele Photography Outdoor Edmonton Summer Wedding Planner Edmonton Wedding Coordinators Edmonton Wedding Photographer Jacinta Daniele Edmonton Wedding Coordinator Edmonton River Valley Wedding Photos Jacinta Daniele Photography All West Rentals Edmonton Weddings Elegant Backyard Wedding Edmonton Wooden Tables edmonton Edmonton Backyard Wedding Planning Jacinta Daniele Photography COVID-19 wedding edmonton Edmonton Wedding Day Management Edmonton Backyard Wedding Planner Edmonton Wedding Officiant Edmonton wedding planner sabre champagne Edmonton Private Residence Wedding Day Management Outdoor Backyard Edmonton Wedding Edmonton Doughnuts for Weddings Edmonton Backyard wedding+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

Elyse, Lead Coordinator | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Day Management
Edmonton Backyard Wedding

05/22/20

Edmonton Wedding Coordinator: Haley + Dillon

Haley and Dillon exude kindness and carry themselves with grace. Their wedding day embodied those same qualities and was the most perfect, timeless celebration of their love! After a traditional church ceremony at St. Joseph’s Basilica, they hosted their guests for dinner and dancing at the Royal Mayfair Golf Club.

We love reliving their day through this beautiful highlight film produced by A Love Story, and their gorgeous images by Nicole Ashley.

Credits:

Bridal Suite Edmonton Matrix Hotel Nicole Ashley Photography Edmonton Hair + Makeup Artists Classic Bridal Gown Edmonton, Nicole Ashley Edmonton Timeless Audrey Hepburn wedding dress Edmonton Wedding Day Management Jennifer Bergman Weddings Nicole Ashley Photographer St. Joseph's Basilica Edmonton Wild Rose String Quartet Edmonton Wild Rose String Quartet Edmonton Summer Cathedral Wedding Ceremony Wild Rose String Quartet Edmonton Cathedral Wedding Edmonton Summer Wedding Planner Edmonton Classic Wedding Florist Classic Grooms Suit A Love Story Edmonton Videographer Royal Mayfair Edmonton Wedding Edmonton Wedding Day Management Nicole Ashley Wedding Photography Jennifer Bergman Weddings & Events Fabloomosity Edmonton Wedding Florist Jennifer Bergman Wedding Day Management Royal Mayfair Golf Course Wedding, JBW Edmonton Edmonton Wedding Cakes by the Art of Cake Edmonton Wedding and Event Rentals Edmonton Wedding Planner and Coordinator Royal Mayfair Golf Club Wedding Edmonton Wedding Day Coordinator Classic Bridal Look, Behind the Blush Jennifer Bergman Weddings Perfect Edmonton Summer Wedding Jennifer Bergman Weddings and Events Royal Mayfair Golf Club Wedding Edmonton Wedding Day Coordinator +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

Suzanne, Lead Coordinator | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Day Management

05/4/20

Banff Wedding Planner: Kelsey + Greg

Dancing the night away under the stars – this was Kelsey and Greg’s vision they shared when we first started working together to plan their dream wedding in Banff, Alberta. Tented weddings aren’t the norm in the Canadian Rockies, but we were up for the challenge, and Whyte Museum Grounds on the banks of the Bow River provided the perfect setting for this outdoor soirée.

The beautiful design, complex logistics and skillful onsite execution of Kelsey and Greg’s wedding earned it the honour of Best Wedding at the 2019 Edmonton Event Awards!  It’s also featured in the Spring / Summer 2020 issue of Rocky Mountain Bride Canada

Watching Kelsey and Greg together on their wedding day – completely swept up in joy and radiating love from their family and friends – was a perfect reminder why we’re so lucky to play a role in these milestone celebrations.

Credits:

Banff Wedding PlannerCalgary Wedding Florist, Classic white and blue bridal bouquetThe Pretty Haus Calgary, The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel Wedding Preperations Natalie Andrusiak Photography, The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel The Whyte Museum Grounds Wedding Special Event Rentals Banff Banff Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies Wedding Bride and Groom Dalmatian Photo Banff wedding planner Rockie Mountain Wedding Planner Banff Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies Tent Wedding Mousy Browns Edmonton Hair Stylist Natalie Andrusiak Banff Wedding planner Jennifer Bergman Weddings Outdoor Wedding Ceremony Banff, Banff Wedding Planner Abegweit on the Bow Cabin Classic Outdoor Banff Wedding Ceremony Classic white and pale blue wedding jennifer bergman weddings banff wedding planner Outdoor Tent Wedding Banff Alberta Canadian Rockies Jennifer Bergman Destination Wedding Planner Special Event Rentals, Gold place setting on Wooden Table Outdoor Tent Wedding Banff Alberta Canadian Rockies Custom Wedding Navy Wedding Napkins Calgary Vintage Furniture Rentals Whyte Museum Grounds Jennifer Bergman Weddings Tent Greenery Chandelier Banff Clearspan Tent Wedding+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

Jennifer + Team | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Banff Wedding Planner

04/22/20

Edmonton Wedding Coordinator: Khadija + Dan

Aga Khan Gardens is one of the Edmonton area’s newest and most in-demand outdoor wedding ceremony venues. An open amphitheatre nestled within the forest, its mandate is to provide a peaceful gathering space to develop human connections.

It was such a pleasure to provide Wedding Day Management services for Khadija and Dan, who held their ceremony at the Aga Khan Gardens followed by an intimate celebration at Khazana Restaurant. See more of their wedding in Blush Magazine as part of the 2019 Venue of the Year feature.

Credits:

Jennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton Hair + Makeup Artists Calvin Alexander Edmonton Luxe Wedding Photographer Bridal Details Jade Gabrielle Jennifer Bergman Weddings UofA Botanic Garden Wedding Ceremony Jennifer Bergman Weddings and Events Jennifer Bergman Wedding Day Management Jade Gabrielle Photography Luxe Edmonton Wedding Planner Tropical Bridal Bouquet Edmonton Wedding Photographer UofA Botanic Garden Wedding Ceremony Ismaili Wedding EDmonton Jennifer Bergman Weddings Jennifer Bergman Weddings Ismaili Wedding Edmonton Edmonton Outdoor Wedding Ceremony University of Alberta Botanic Garden Wedding Coordination UofA Botanic Garden Wedding Ceremony University of Alberta Botanic Garden Aga Khan Gardens Ceremony Caterer Post Ceremony Catering Aga Khan Gardens Edmonton University of Alberta Botanic Garden Wedding Ceremony Jennifer Bergman Weddings+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

Suzanne, Lead Planner | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Day Management

04/8/20

ePlan Sessions: Virtual Wedding Planning Edmonton

virtual wedding planning

Jennifer Bergman Weddings is now offering ePlan Sessions to help couples virtually plan their weddings. No need to change out of your Lulus – let’s connect from our living rooms via a Zoom call and get to work! We promise you’ll feel motivated, organized and on-track after your JBW ePlan Session.

BOOK NOW!

 

WHO’S IT FOR?
An ePlan Session is ideal for couples who:
  • Are newly engaged and not sure where to begin
  • Enjoy wedding planning on their own but need a little professional guidance or support from an expert
  • Are unsure how to proceed with planning their wedding during COVID-19
  • Have reached the final stages in their wedding planning and are worried they may have missed something important
WHAT YOU GET:
  • A full 1-hr consultation with Owner and Sr. Wedding Producer, Jennifer Bergman
  • A post-call summary outlining our discussion, including a full list of actions, suggestions and links to any resources referenced
WHAT CAN WE DISCUSS?
Nothing is off limits! You’ll be amazed at how much ground we can cover in one session. And if you need more time, you’re welcome to purchase additional ePlan sessions. Examples of some of the most common topics and questions include:
  • The best venue options suited for your wedding size, style and budget
  • Creation of a realistic budget and advice on how to stay on target
  • Design ideas on how to bring your wedding vision to life (ie. Where can I source chiffon table runners? What are some centrepiece ideas for my wedding style?)
  • Creation of a detailed timeline for your wedding day
  • Other miscellaneous tips and tricks to help save you TIME and MONEY throughout your wedding planning process​
HOW IT WORKS:
  • Select your desired date and time (please email us if you are unable to find something that works for your schedule and we can coordinate directly)
  • Pay for your ePlan Session
  • You will receive a Zoom meeting link for your chosen date/time
INVESTMENT: 
  • ePlan Session (1 hour) – $150 + GST  $112.50 + GST*
  • *Save 25% on all sessions booked by May 30th, 2020!

BOOK NOW!

01/27/20

Edmonton Wedding Planner: Jenilee + John

Jenilee and John’s intimate backyard tent wedding came together with just a few months of planning. We worked together to design a day that would allow them to share their vows in front of their closest friends and family, then celebrate with a candlelit dinner and dance party under the stars. Guests were served a gourmet family style meal by the Culina Team, while enjoying custom cocktails crafted by Strong Bartending.

Credits:

Edmonton Wedding Planner Intimate Summer Tent Wedding Edmonton Jennifer Bergman Wedding Planning & Design Premiere Edmonton Wedding Planner Shade of Blue Bridesmaids Dresses Edmonton Summer Wedding Edmonton Photographer Custom Groom's Suit Katch Photography Edmonton Edmonton Wedding Planner Jennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton Wedding Florist Blue Bridesmaids Dresses Outdoor Edmonton Photo Locations Outdoor Summer Wedding Edmonton Plaid Collar Films Edmonton Videographer Edmonton Outdoor Wedding Photo Location Special Event Rentals Edmonton Modern Circle Wedding Arch Special Event Rentals Tent Wedding Tammy Banting Edmonton Wedding Officiant Jennifer Bergman Wedding Planning & Design Intimate Summer Tent Wedding Edmonton Edmonton Rented Lounge Furniture Special Event Rentals Edmonton Tent Wedding Navy and White Wedding Tables Mercury Candle and Blue Thistle, Fabloomosity Florals Elegant Backyard Tent Wedding Outdoor Edmonton Tent Wedding, Fabloomosity Crystal Water Gobles, Elegant Gold Place Setting Multiple Wedding Cakes, Elegant White Wedding Cakes White Span Edmonton Tent Wedding Edmonton Summer Tent Wedding, Jennifer Bergman Weddings Intimate Backyard Tent Wedding +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

Jennifer + Team | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Planner, Edmonton Wedding Designer

01/1/20

Team JBW is Growing!

Edmonton Wedding Planner

JBW is looking to expand our team of Assistant and Lead Coordinators. We are seeking professional, enthusiastic people who are the right fit to join our high-performing team. Details of the available positions and application instructions are listed below – please read carefully, this is your first test!

POSITION 1: Assistant Coordinator

This position is seasonal and casual, however opportunities for growth are always available for the right individual. Most work is on weekends from May through October. This role is perfect for someone who wants to add to their income and/or skillset with a side job. You do not need to have experience in Wedding or Event Planning – we will train you.

DUTIES + RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Assistant Coordinator provides support to the Lead Coordinator at wedding rehearsals, ceremonies and receptions.
    • Rehearsals typically occur on Thursday or Friday evenings and are about 1 hour in length.
    • Most weddings occur on Saturdays and the average shift length is 7-8 hours.
    • Most of our Assistant Coordinators work between 5-10 weddings / events each year, with the majority being held in the summer months.
  • Basic décor setup will be required. This involves physical work with light to medium lifting, and a lot of time on your feet.
  • Late night décor teardown may be required for some events.

SKILLS + QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma and completion of / enrollment in some post-secondary program.
  • Enthusiastic and eager to learn.
  • Excellent listener with the ability to follow direction well.
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to stay calm and composed under pressure.
  • Professional – in both appearance and the way you carry yourself.
  • Personable, friendly and a good fit for our team.
  • Able to provide your own reliable transportation and cell phone on event days.

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POSITION 2: Lead Coordinator

This position is part-time/casual to start, with the goal of increasing your workload into 2021 and beyond. It is perfect for someone who has flexibility with their schedule and the ability to grow with us. You do not need to have experience in Wedding or Event Planning – we will train you.

DUTIES + RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work directly with Wedding Day Management clients to manage all logistics leading up to the event.
  • Lead and execute the wedding rehearsal, ceremony and reception:
    • Rehearsals typically occur on Thursday or Friday evenings and are about 1 hour in length.
    • Most weddings occur on Saturdays and the average time on site is 12-14 hours.
  • Provide leadership, direction and supervision to your team of Assistant Coordinators.
  • Basic décor setup will be required. This involves physical work with light to medium lifting, and a lot of time on your feet.
  • Late night décor teardown may be required for some events.

SKILLS + QUALIFICATIONS

See Assistant Coordinator list, plus:

  • Impeccable organizational skills with accute attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills – includes having fantastic email etiqutte and confidence in social situations.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision: mature, responsible and reliable.
  • Aptitude for applying creative solutions to problems.
  • Service-minded with a willingness to go above and beyond for every client, every time.
  • Able to provide your own reliable transportation, cell phone and laptop computer.

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APPLY BY FEBRUARY 1, 2020
To apply to either of the above positions, please send your resume and an introductory email indicating why you are interested in the position to info@JenniferBergmanWeddings.com with subject line “Application for Assistant Coordinator” OR “Application for Lead Coordinator.”

*Please note: We appreciate all applications, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.