Month: June 2016

Pricing Strategies for Wedding Planners

Pricing for any service-oriented industry where you set your own rates can been a challenge. When do you raise your prices? How do you deal with people asking for a discount? What about friends and family? After almost a decade in the wedding industry, I think I finally have a good grasp for pricing strategies. But […]

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Tips before calling it quits

Rebecca Chan Weddings and Events

Two years ago, I made the leap to go from working weddings on the side to working weddings full-time. I haven’t looked back since and I have never once regretted my decision to pursue this full-time. One of my most frequently asked questions from colleagues is if I have tips for someone looking to make […]

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Committing to time off

This weekend I had no weddings booked. I did slip in a couple meetings and caught up with emails in between activities, but overall I actually had a weekend! We went to the Beaches Ribfest, enjoyed a bike ride at sunset, had brunch, lunch with my grandpa, dinner with mom and lots of quality time […]


Elegant and understated wedding at King Edward Hotel

The Rebecca Chan Weddings & Events team kicked off the summer wedding season with not one, but four beautiful weddings, on the May 2-4 weekend. It was a beautiful weekend to get married and one of our sweet couples tied the knot at the ornate King Edward Hotel. The couple’s colour palette of pinks, purples and […]


How To Give a Toast

Modern White and Blush Wedding at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto

Today I have a special treat for you! I have a guest post from Marsha of, a professional speech writer sharing how to give a toast. She helped one of my recent grooms write a personal and charming speech (and no one knew he didn’t write it!). Her 10 tips below on how to […]


5 things your wedding planner isn’t telling you extended

This month, I’ve been featured in MoneySense magazine’s article titled “5 things your wedding planner isn’t telling you“. It’s a fun article with a few tips for brides and grooms getting married to save a few dollars. See the full article here and in your latest MoneySense printed magazine. In preparation for the article interview I […]