Hire a Helping Hand

Get help with your event planning in Shreveport, LA

Don't stress out over the planning of your event. Skillzplus Entertainment assists with event and party planning in the Shreveport, LA area. Planning a wedding or work party can be stressful and time-consuming. If you need a certified event planner to help you plan your event to perfection, call us. We can take on the planning of the entire event or help with specific tasks.

When you hire Skillzplus Entertainment, we'll plan out your event, keep you in the loop throughout the planning process and let you make all the final decisions. Make sure your party goes according to plan. Hire a dedicated party planner today.

Why hire an event planner?

Skillzplus Entertainment helps with event planning in Shreveport, LA. Work with our certified event planners to:

  • Conserve time
  • Come up with creative event ideas
  • Save money by finding the best catering and venue deals
  • Make sure your event space is cleaned up after the party
  • Reduce your stress during the planning process
Contact us today at 318-350-6694 to discuss your event planning needs.

Event & Wedding Planning Packages

Day of Coordination

Ideal Package For:

  • Client who wants to plan their event from beginning to end and would like an onsite coordinator for the event day.
  • Client who wants to be in charge of all details and logistics with all vendors and would like a coordinator there to make sure schedule and plans are adhered to or make changes as needed throughout the day.

  • Includes:

  • Emailed pre-planned questionnaires to prompt the client to send necessary information in order to effectively prepare for the event day coordination.
  • (2) pre-planning meetings (or calls) up to 1.5 hours each, to discuss event plans and details.
  • Event coordinator for up to (8) hours during the event day to ensure all vendors are n place as scheduled, coordinate and ensure all setups are going as planned and assist with adjustments that need to be made for any unscheduled changes.

  • Limited Planning

    Ideal Package For:

  • Client who wants to contact and contract their own vendors.
  • Client who has made most of the event day decisions but wants to hand off the responsibility of bringing it all together, to someone else.
  • Client who wants to enjoy the event and not be responsible as the contact for all vendors, guests, etc. who may have questions before or on the day of events.
  • Client who does not yet have an event planner and wants one to ensure all details of their event have been planned for and proper etiquette is being followed.
  • Includes:

  • Initial consultation with the Clients
  • Unlimited phone and email availability
  • Planning meetings between Clients and Planner
  • Prepare Client timelines and checklist
  • Email reminders monthly/weekly of what needs to be accomplished
  • Visit to both wedding and reception location (that have already been secured) to go over setup details
  • Answer etiquette questions
  • Provide a list of preferred vendors as needed for the Client to set appointments with: Baker | Caterer | Florist | Musicians | Photographer | Rentals | Videographer | Wedding Attire | Officiant | Transportation | etc.)
  • A planning meeting one month before wedding which will include:
  • -Ceremony planning | Processional | Recessional | Placement
    -Preparation of rehearsal and wedding day itinerary as a timeline to be provided to Client and Vendors
    -Final walk-through with Client at selected venue sites month of the wedding
    -Coordination of the rehearsal dinner
  • Draft inventory list of wedding items to be setup on the wedding day, such as candles, photographs, guest books, wedding favors, toasting glasses, serving sets, programs, seating cards, table runners, decorations, etc.
  • Full Planning

    Ideal Package For:

  • Client who wants a planner to attend vendor appointments.
  • Client who wants a planner to attend or help with all event aspects and meet throughout the planning process.
  • Client who has little or no time to make event plans.
  • Client who may want to pick out a theme or general d├ęcor, but wants a planner to take over and make final decisions as to design and most aspects of event planning.
  • Client who doesn't want to handle any logistics of the event (power, lighting, layout, etc.)
  • Client who wants a planner to create a grand event from their theme or idea.
  • Client who would like to have an expert every step of the way as they plan and customize the event.
  • Includes:

  • Initial consultation with the Clients
  • Unlimited phone and email availability
  • Unlimited planning meeting between Clients and Planner
  • Help to prepare and understand an event budget
  • Prepare a schedule/timeline and checklist for the planning process
  • Assist with walk-throughs, selection and booking of ceremony and reception venues
  • Assist with selecting color scheme, theme, and style of the wedding.
  • Answer wedding etiquette questions
  • Assist with selection of attire and accessories, accompaniment to fittings is desired
  • Help with finding, negotiating, and booking suitable vendors for the event. We will schedule appointments and accompany clients to up to three meeting per vendor category: Baker | Caterer | Florist | Musicians | Photographer | Rentals | Videographer | Wedding Attire | Officiant | Transportation
  • Coordinate with vendors to ensure services/products are provided in a timely manner as contracted
  • Ongoing updates and consultation with clients about Vendors services/products
  • Assistance with invitations and tracking RSVP's
  • Ceremony Planning
  • Prepare rehearsal and wedding day itineraries to be provided to vendors
  • Coordination of the rehearsal dinner
  • Final walk-through with client at selected sites month of the wedding
  • Final timelines prepared the month of the wedding
  • Final consultation with vendors the month of the wedding
  • Final meeting covering all details with client, the month of the wedding and the week prior to the wedding. This two-hour planning meeting will include: Ceremony, planning, processional, recessional and all reception activities
  • Collection and inventory of wedding items to be picked up by client or vendor
  • Guest communication and points of contact for accommodation and area travel information
  • Welcome bag drop-off to guest hotels (if applicable)