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Author Archives: Wes Herndon

8 Questions you Should Ask Before Hiring your Wedding Planner

We only a few super special days in our lives. Of those days, your wedding day is probably the most special of all. As a result, it should be handled with the utmost care and consideration. This is why you should be very careful when choosing a wedding planner. In this spirit, we thought it (read more…)

Is Lighting Necessary for my Event?

Wedding Reception Up Lighting

Well, the short answer is, YES! Lighting serves a much larger purpose than just making your event look cool. As a matter of fact, It’s one of the most important things to consider when planning your wedding reception, corporate event, or party because it creates the ambiance that ties things together… probably better than just (read more…)

Four Special Effects Ideas that will Take your Event to the Next Level

If you’re really looking to spice up your event, you’re going to want to consider some special effects for the decor.  Whether you’re in our service area or not, these ideas will definitely take your event to the next level and make it memorable for all in attendance. If you are in our service area, (read more…)

A Few Things to Consider Before Booking that Wedding Venue

What do look for in a wedding venue

When you’re considering wedding venues, you definitely want to make sure you’re securing the one that’s perfect for you and yours. It’s one of the most important planning decisions you’ll have to make, and this decision probably has the largest impact on your guests. Given its importance, we thought we’d toss a few ideas together for (read more…)

More Than Ever, We Need Something Positive. Here’s a Little Something

It’s so easy to get wrapped up in all of the negativity these days. There’s a lot of uncertainty, a lot of unrest, and it seems as if we’re all arguing about everything and anything. Pointing out our differences is easy to do… especially when we forget to check our similarities. If we look down (read more…)

Must Haves for Your Next Event or Party

Whether you’re a party pro, or a newbie to hosting events, there is a definitive list of things that are must haves for any party in the 21st century. Here’s a list: The Right Decor. Regardless of the type of event, you should most definitely have the décor reflect your intentions. If it’s a corporate (read more…)

How to Pick the Perfect Playlist for Your Next Event

We here at Special Event DJz tend to be very music oriented. Well, It is kind of our thing. It’s what drives us, balances us, and of course, it’s what pays our bills. Of course, you don’t have to be a DJ to love music. As a matter of fact, I challenge you to find (read more…)

The Difference Between a Good DJ and a Great One

Hiring event or wedding entertainment isn’t necessarily rocket surgery. That being said, you should take a moment to ask yourself if you’re looking for someone who is competent enough to handle the task, or are you looking for someone to make your event even more memorable. Why? Glad you asked. When hiring the best possible (read more…)

Taking Short Cuts on Wedding Entertainment Often Results in Cringe.

Saving money, especially today, is extremely important. When planning your wedding, however, you might not want to skimp on the entertainment…because it can make things awkward, just plain cringy, and memorable for all of the wrong reasons. Cousin Rufus may some talent and excellent choices in music, but just because he has a PA system (read more…)