Congratulations on your engagement. I know you are trying to figure out which coordination company is going to be the best fit for you, so I wanted to take a few moments and tell you about us and why we do what we do (and why we love it so much).
I have always loved bringing people together to celebrate and make life long memories. After college, I got into corporate event planning and made the transition into wedding planning about 5 years later. I made the transition because I wanted to take my love for events and put it to use serving people, and making their life better in some way.
I started Your Perfect Bridesmaid in 2008, smack in the middle of the horrible recession. I was seeing couples struggle and I was seeing how stressful navigating the wedding planning process was on them. I just knew there had to be a better way to plan a wedding. I launched YPB to create that "better way" and I have spent the past 11 years working hard to perfect how we can help our couples.
At YPB, we are driven by our beliefs. They are the backbone of our company and they guide us in how we do things. We feel it is these beliefs that stand us apart.
We believe every couple - regardless of budget - deserves the peace of mind that comes with having an experienced team of professionals by their side. We work hard to keep our services accessible to couples.
We believe the planning process, as well as the wedding day, should be fun and enjoyable. Our goal is that all of our couples feel relaxed and calm from “Yes!” to “I do!” knowing that they have an extraordinary team of planners and coordinators behind them every step of the way! Wedding planning doesn’t need to be stressful. In fact, it can (and should) be exciting and fun! Our goal is to give our clients an incredible planning experience and to make this entire process as enjoyable as possible.
We believe every wedding should be personalized and unforgetable. Our goal is to incorporate as much of your personality and personal style into your wedding day as possible so that your wedding feels like a beautiful representation of who you both are as a couple, rather than just a pretty “cookie-cutter” wedding.
We believe that having an amazing team is one of the keys to a successful event. We have spent the past decade developing close relationships with some of the best wedding vendors in the Portland area. With our "little pink book", we provide our clients a customized list of vendor recommendations based on their unique needs, style and budget.
We believe in transparency. We know wedding planning can be confusing enough that you don't want to any vagueness
We've got your back! We put a lot of heart and love into our clients' weddings. You become a member of our family and we fight very hard to deliver the absolute best for you. We wear many hats thru the wedding process. We are your cheerleader, your idea generator, your team captain, your etiquette advisor, family mediator, stationery proofreader, your nerve calmer, your sanity checker your go-to listener and re-assurer. We’ll support you and advocate for you as we guide you thru the entire planning process. We will also manage the wedding day from set up to tear down to ensure every detail is just as you envisioned!
We would love to learn about your plans and share more specifics on how we can help you.
Let's schedule a complimentary consultation! Give me (Kim) a call or email today! You can reach me by phone at: 503.984.8652, or email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org.