Wedding Planning Details

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Wedding Planning In Chicago, IL

Discover flexible event planning with CM Planning LLC. Our services cater to diverse budgets and needs. Prices are starting points and may adjust based on services. We proudly offer discounts for military, first responders, and teachers.

Customized packages accommodate every event, even for untraditional schedules. No need to stress—whether you want full wedding planning or day-of coordination, we’ve got you covered. Can’t find what you need? Contact us to create a personalized package.

Explore our a la carte options, including vendor sourcing, timeline creation, wedding set up or tear down, and decor transport/storage. Your unique event deserves tailored solutions.

Full Planning Service

Starting at $9500

  • Initial planning meeting to develop your wedding day goals and priorities as well as create a plan for moving forward with budget and planning checklist

  • Create comprehensive budget projections and planning timelines to enable you to stay on track and budget

  • Assist with venue selection and negotiation

  • Create an event binder that includes copies of all contracts, design portfolios, and inspiration boards

  • Create a detailed “day of” timeline and vendor contact list

  • Manage mailing of invitations and RSVPs as needed for clients and track all guest counts

  • Manage and maintain the wedding website

  • Design, fulfill and deliver hotel amenities/gifts for out-of-town guests

  • Help plan and coordinate the rehearsal and rehearsal dinner

  • UNLIMITED MEETINGS to keep track of/confirm details and design as needed

  • UNLIMITED PHONE AND EMAIL correspondence throughout the planning process

  • Ceremony and Reception seating chart and floor plan design  

  • On-site coordination on your wedding day from set up to tear down

Partial Planning Service

Starting at $5000

  • Creation of a detailed “day of” timeline and vendor contact list

  • Ensuring decor is set and in the correct place on the day of the event

  • Ensure the wedding party is in the correct place and help direct guests

  • Coordination of final vendor payments and clearing the venue at the end of the event

  • Coordinate accommodations and transportation

  • Planning checklist 

  • Seating chart and floor plan design

  • Budget advice and guidance

  • Assistance with reviewing vendor contracts

  • Partial planning starts in the middle of the planning process (around 6 months before the wedding)

  • Periodic meetings to finalize details and make sure everything is on track

  • UNLIMITED email correspondence 

  • On-site coordination on your wedding day for the ceremony and reception (unlimited hours)  

Wedding Coordination

Starting at $3000

  • Initial planning meeting to outline your wedding day timeline, create a vendor contact list, and determine your top priorities

  • Take over vendor communication 4-6 weeks before your event

  • Be present on the day of your wedding from the beginning of set up until the start of open dancing (additional can be added a la carte)

  • Supervise deliveries, vendor setup, and timeline execution

  • Coordination of vendors, guests, and wedding party throughout your wedding reception to ensure a smooth and stress-free day

  • Manage all moving pieces of the reception: set up personal items (personal decor, signage, etc.), direction of vendor set up, attend to guest needs and inquiries, troubleshoot challenging situations, etc.

  • UNLIMITED email correspondence throughout the planning process

  • Personalized timeline creation using Timeline Genius software

  • Final venue walk-through

Virtual Wedding Planning

Starting at $2400

  • 10 virtual sessions (1-hour in length)

  • Access to various templates (including, but not limited to): budget, seating chart, and photography checklist

  • Vendor sourcing

  • UNLIMITED email correspondence 

  • Master planning checklist

  • Option to have on-site coordination at a discounted rate

A La Carte Services

wedding day set up or tear down

Starting at $350

Need assistance with setting up or tearing down your wedding decor? Look no further – we’ve got you covered!

Timeline Creation

Starting at $25

Let our meticulous timeline creation service be the guiding thread that weaves together every enchanting moment of your special day, ensuring a seamless and joyous celebration.

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Ready to turn your dreams into an unforgettable reality? Contact us today and let’s start planning the celebration of a lifetime!

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