Well, let’s look at it another way… if you don’t meet with your DJ, you will get a generic, “cookie cutter” wedding. They’ll know nothing about your day and how you want your special day to be… how can they, they’ve never met you!
I always meet, or at least Skype video chat, twice with the couples I work with. OK, this may initially be seen as a bit of a hassle, but it’s the only way that I can get an idea of what’s important to you and how, together, we can make a difference to your wedding day.
This is an informal meeting, normally at my home in Abingdon, so that I can have everything to hand including photos and videos you may like to see. I send you a short, 5 point, questionnaire prior to meeting, to guide your thoughts a little on specific areas. The meeting itself generally takes about an hour. At the end I can give you a price and answer any questions you may have. I then send you an email of the options we felt suited you and leave you to think about it. There is no hard sell and I don’t expect you to make an instant decision.
I’m pretty sure you don’t really want a generic, “cookie cutter” wedding do you? Your whole day is, or at least should be, a celebration. Lot’s of people try to “outdo” friends and have a “better” wedding than anyone else by throwing money at it. As Jessie J said “it ain’t about the money, money, money”, it’s about you. The two of you are the unique thing about your wedding. Make the most of that, put forward your personalities, your likes. This can be done in lots of ways which I can tell you about at the meeting.
Here are some snippets from reviews my previous clients have left and what they thought about meeting up… after we’d met…
“Stephen took the time to talk to us on Skype about our day and what sort of music we’d like and how it would all work on the day. It was so nice to actually meet someone before they come and play at such a special occasion. The website is also fantastic and so useful, you can input must play songs so you know you’ll have your favourite songs played at your wedding, and must not play so you don’t have to have Agadoo if you don’t want!!”
“Just before the wedding we had a two hour meeting discussing the music we wanted for the ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening party. What I appreciated with Stephen is that he used his experience from previous weddings and gave guidance to what music the guests may or may not like, which did prove useful.”
“We live in New York so we did two Skype calls and one in-person meet up on one of our trips back to the UK…for which he went out of his way to come and meet us! He offered great guidance throughout the planning process.”
“Stephen fully understands the importance of entertainment at a wedding and he takes the time to get to know each of his clients and understands their requirements for their big day. He does everything possible to make sure that your day runs exactly how you want it to.”
“Stephen had a professional approach, the meeting was very helpful in running through what we wanted and making sure that his service was tailored to fit in with our day.”
“Prior to the wedding Stephen visited us in order to get to know us and our requirements. This meant we could discuss all the things we wanted/didn’t want and thus we were confident that things would run smoothly on the day. It was great to meet before the day as we could get to know Stephen who was professional, friendly and very knowledgeable about music!
So, let’s arrange a meeting, discuss your plans and see if i’m the right DJ for you… we won’t know until we meet.
Oxfordshire Wedding Entertainment
01235 426333 or 07870 134826
I run Oxfordshire Wedding Entertainment, based in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. I’m a DJ who has the belief that weddings can be so much more… I can provide the musical accompaniment to your whole day, from ceremony to drinks reception to wedding breakfast and finally, the evening reception. I can be your Master of Ceremonies, helping to guide and inform your guests.
I’m so much more than just a DJ…
I’d like to talk to you about your wedding day, to offer up ideas, to help and advise you.
If you’d like to arrange an appointment, then please contact me.