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The Modern Woman's Wedding Survival Kit: Day Three

Banquetevent.com's wedding day survival kit has been assisting panicky brides prepare for their big day by packing a helpful kit of just-in-case-I-need-them-tools. Now comes our modern woman's survival kit for the weeks leading up to the wedding for all those potential pesky mishaps. Click here to read our Day Two tips.

Check back the rest of this week for more survival guides....

Mishap #5: You and your fiance have decided to have an outdoor wedding and have been praying for good weather since the day you set the date. But, now word comes from those happiness deflating weather forecasters that rain is in the forecast for your perfectly planned wedding day. Panic rears its ugly head.

What to do: You have two options. If a complete downpour is in the forecast for your wedding day, you may need to call a local rental company and order a tent. You'd be surprise at how many tenting options are available to you, in many unique styles. You can opt for side walls or and open canopy. And while you may expect the rate to be expensive, the cost of installing and renting a tent is probably more affordable than you think. Our next option, if only a light summer mist is in the forecast, is to rent or purchase stylish umbrellas that can handed out to each guest. You'd be surprised at what a charming and even attractive addition stylish umbrellas can be.
Where to get them: Visit banquetevent.com under Rental Services for several options in tent rental. Or, check out Bella Umbrella for the most magnificent umbrellas you have ever seen. Don't believe us, visit their website and check them out.

Mishap #6: Its weeks before your wedding and you are so proud of the job you've done planning and how organized you've been. Then, out of the blue, one of your vendors calls and has to regrettably cancel on you due to an unforeseen emergency. You. Have. To. Be. Kidding.....Right?
How to deal: Wedding professional organizations are here to help. Immediately contact a local event specialist organization such as the International Special Events Society (I.S.E.S.), Meeting Professionals International (MPI), National Association of Catering Executives (NACE), Seattle Professional Photographers Association (SPPA) or the Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC). Each of this stellar organizations has a network of resources available to you. If you should ever be caught in this hair raising predicament, these organizations can immediately contact vendors within their network to find an available replacement. And, because these organizations have requirements for inclusion, you can rest assured that the vendor they recommend are professional and fully qualified.