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You’ve decided you want some wedding planning assistance, whether that’s a full-service wedding planning and design company, a partial planning company or wedding management/month-of coordination. There is an ideal time to reach out and get started with a wedding planner that is driven by how much assistance your looking for. FULL-PLANNING AND DESIGN SERVICES (1-2 […]

Getting Started With Planning a Wedding, newly engaged, Wedding Planning Services, Wedding Table Design, Wedding Venue Search

August 3, 2023

When to Hire a Wedding Planner

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Borden Estate is a venue that falls under the umbrella of venues with Revelry Cooperative. It’s an expansive property in Wallkill, NY that includes multiple ceremony sites and a charming stone house. It is a raw space venue where the majority of needs for a wedding need to be brought in, allowing you to truly […]

Backyard Wedding, Wedding Planning Services, Wedding Table Design, Wedding Venue Search

August 3, 2023

Real Wedding: Elegant Evening at Borden Estate

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The Foundry in NYC is a beautiful raw space venue in Long Island City. It features many walls covered in 4 types of vines that were planted by the family who bought the space almost 30 years ago. The venue has several beautiful spaces available and the majority of items like tables, plateware, linens, etc […]

Lighting, New York City Wedding Planner, Wedding Venue Search

July 24, 2023

Real Wedding: Chic Affair at The Foundry NYC

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Here are the first batch of images from this Luxury Summer Garden Wedding Shoot at 620 Loft and Garden. This shoot was also featured on Wedding Sparrow! I’m so proud to share some previews from our recent styled wedding shoot that we planned and designed at the iconic 620 Loft and Garden (@620loftgarden) – I wanted […]

New York City Wedding Planner, Wedding Planning Services, Wedding Table Design, Wedding Venue Search

July 22, 2023

Featured: Summer NYC Wedding Inspiration at 620 Loft and Garden

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Recently, apart from the wedding and the rehearsal dinner, a third event has become a staple of many wedding weekends: the welcome party. Between planning a wedding, rehearsal dinner, and any other wedding weekend activities, there are a lot of details and decisions to manage. So why add more to the mix? Well, we’ve laid […]

Getting Started With Planning a Wedding, New Jersey Wedding Planner, New Jersey Wedding Planning, New York City Wedding Planner, newly engaged, Wedding Table Design, wedding table size, Wedding Venue Search

June 20, 2023

3 Reasons We Love a Wedding Weekend Welcome Party!

Wedding Weekend
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You just got engaged! You’re excited and ready to start planning! You’ve already decided that you need a planner’s help and expertise. A quick Google search results in a bunch of buzz-words that you’ve never heard, let alone considered: “Day-Of Coordination”, “Month-Of Coordination”, “Wedding Management”, “Full-Service Planning”, “Full-Service Planning and Design”. What does this mean […]

Getting Started With Planning a Wedding, newly engaged, Wedding Planning Services

June 19, 2023

What Does a “Full-Service” Wedding Planner Do?

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It’s your first day as a barista at Starbucks, you’ve been given a few days of training, you know how to make a latte and then somewhat walks in and asks for the secret off-menu “Samoa Frappuccino upside down”. Is that latte going to turn out great? Even the most experienced barista would have a […]

Getting Started With Planning a Wedding, newly engaged, Wedding Planning Services

June 18, 2023

Why “Day-of” Wedding Coordination Is Not Enough

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17th Annual Best of Weddings Awards Honor the Top Wedding Professionals Across America Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ / January 19, 2023—Ness is pleased to announce that Ness McGovern Events & Design have been selected as a 2023 ­­winner of The Knot Best of Weddings, an accolade representing the highest- and most-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real […]


January 19, 2023

Ness McGovern Events & Design named winner of the KNOT BEST OF WEDDINGS 2023

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CREATE A WEDDING EMAIL Wedding planning requires so much communication between a lot of different vendors. A great way to make sure that this communication doesn’t get lost in the shuffle is to make a specific email address for wedding planning that both you and your fiance have access to. This creates a single centralized-location […]

Getting Started With Planning a Wedding, Wedding Planning Services

January 17, 2023

3 Tips to Avoiding Wedding Planning Overwhelm

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B+S found their way to hiring Ness McGovern Events and Design through our previous connection to Chancey Charm Weddings, which also previously had an office out of Cape Cod. On our first call, we were immediately taken with how personable, warm and friendly they were. We also loved how excited they were to have a […]

Cape Cod Wedding

January 4, 2023

Featured:B+S // Cape Cod Wedding

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