Frequently Asked Questions
In short, it can be as little, or as much, as your budget allows. LP Events have produced events from $25,000 to $250,000. We work with you to set a budget that is realistic to your comfort level and vision.
LP Events offers a one hour complimentary consultation to determine your needs and to ensure that we are a fit for your event. After the consultation you will receive a formal proposal with full pricing.
The short answer is no, however, we have worked very hard at developing and maintaining relationships with the vendors that we recommend. We can guarantee the quality of the service of each of these vendors. We are more than happy to work with any vendors that you might suggest we just ask that they are a licensed and professional business.
We hear this a lot and while it is wonderful that there is an on-site coordinator to help you the day of your event hiring an event planner, we will guide you from the beginning of your planning to the day of your event. The on-site venue coordinator is there to ensure that all the details that the venue is responsible for is looked after. We work closely with venue coordinators to ensure all communication is up to date and all details are looked after.
Choosing fantastic vendors is not the same as planning a fantastic event. It’s like cooking; having spectacular ingredients doesn’t mean you are guaranteed a delicious meal. It’s all about the execution of the ingredients by the talented chef that brings it all together. Likewise, extraordinary events have vision behind them and it take and expert event planner to pull all the elements together and know how to orchestrate the day.
We certainly do. We have produced some of the most amazing events across the world. While our base is in Calgary, Alberta we love to travel and expand our portfolio to all places.
We like to call this an “investment.” A huge portion of our decisions is based on how much something costs and we understand that a budget is necessary. The truth is – it really does depend on your event. Each event is different making pricing vary between your individual needs. We work with you to determine your overall budget for your event and are transparent in our pricing and our vendor pricing with you. If you are anything like us you have already scoured the internet to see budget breakdowns. Custom quotes are given with your budget in mind. One thing to note, investing in a planner, clients are often able to save time, stress and sometimes significant money specifically because of our knowledge of vendors.
We ask for a 50% non-refundable retainer to secure your date. After this a 25% retainer is due 90 days before your date and the remaining balance being due 30 days prior to your event. Our online system makes is easy and convenient for you.