Wedding Planning Details
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 $8500
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 $4800
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
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)
Starting at $2100
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
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!
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.
Ready to turn your dreams into an unforgettable reality? Contact us today and let’s start planning the celebration of a lifetime!