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The whole team at Glow Weddings was amazing. They met with us several times before the day of the event even though we just had a "day of coordinator" everything went perfectly without a hitch from the elaborate hour and a half wedding ceremony, the bag pipes, the Choir, the horse and buggy, all our photos, managing the DJ and the pre-party, cocktail hour, reception and close down. Highly recommend them!
I would give Kristi Hartig of Glow Weddings and Events 10 stars if I could. I am the mother of the bride and hired Kristi to help me and my daughter (out-of-state) plan a wedding in Maryland. We could not have had such a wonderful wedding without Kristi. She is everything anyone would want in a wedding planner -- friendly, knowledgeable, organized, efficient, reliable, responsive, and very professional. She helped us select the perfect vendors for the wedding, and had wonderful suggestions and ideas. Kristi coordinated and scheduled everything during the weeks leading up to the wedding and made sure everything went smoothly on the day of the wedding. We are all so glad we hired Kristi and give her the highest recommendation possible.
We used Glow for their day-of coordination package (Blush package). Absolutely some of the best money we spent on the entire wedding! Our coordinator was Sonum, and she was wonderful to work with. Leading up to the wedding, she asked all the questions that my fiancee and I hadn't thought of yet, which helped us to be much better prepared. The day of, she kept things organized and on track, and she has a very calm presence--which made me feel comfortable leaving things in her hands. So great to have some peace of mind and to be able to actually just focus on getting married!
Kristi was amazing! We got the Blush package in which she provided services for the rehearsal and the day of the wedding. She was professional and very knowledgeable. She answered all our questions during our 1.5 years of planning and she was quick to respond to all our emails. Everything went smoothly thanks to Kristi and we didn't even know if there were any hiccups. Using Glow was one of the best decisions we've made!
We really enjoyed working with Kristi to plan our wedding at Woodend Sanctuary. We hired Glow for day-of planning, but it felt like Kristi helped us with so much more than just day-of. She responded to emails and phone calls leading to our wedding, coordinated our rehearsal, provided us great advice, recommended vendors, and was very organized and reliable. Having Kristi be there the day of the wedding made me feel so great because I knew everything would be taken care of and I could just focus on enjoying my wedding!
I can't say enough about this vendor. From our first conversation, Kristi was awesome. She was attentive, knew all the right questions to ask, and provided fantastic service. I was a major DIY bride so I hired GLOW for day-of services and could not have been happier with my decision. I met with Kristi a month before my wedding and spent 2 hours unloading 2 years of information I had been building up. She was meticulous in knowing every detail and I trusted her to help make my wedding day a stress-free event. She came through big time. Everything was what I dreamed it would be; Kristi made sure the image I had in my head was what was created for my event. She fixed details that needed fixing, gave her honest opinion when I needed it, and ensured that the event went off without a hitch. I'd recommend this company to anyone having an event.
Kristi was AMAZING. I hired her for month of planning and I never regretted it for a moment. It was a little pricey but the peace of mind I got with her hired was well worth it. She handled everything, always checked in with what I wanted, and kept me on schedule. I would recommend her without hesitation.
We were very happy with Kristi's wedding planning services. She offered good advice, knew exactly what questions to ask other vendors during our walk through, and was very responsive and helpful throughout the entire process. She's patient if you're unsure of things, and she's very flexible with last minute changes. In one sense, I felt like many of the hard decisions had to be made before her services began (and we had the "month of" package), but she was happy to answer any questions I had all throughout the months we had her booked. She offers a lot of options for services, like day-of, month-of, and one coordinator, two coordinators, etc. We ended up going with two coordinators after thinking we would only need one (Kristi's recommendation), and with the restrictions our venue had on time and set up, it was a good decision. I would highly recommend her to any other engaged couples looking for someone who is organized and detail-oriented!
Hiring Kristi as our Day-of-Coordinator was the best decision I made during the wedding planning process. She made the last steps of planning and thinking through details seamless. She was a LIFE SAVER for the wedding day. She was able to coordinate with all of the vendors, ensure that everything ran smoothly, and bring it and take out many items (decorations, favors, escort cards/table numbers, etc). I would highly recommend hiring her for your wedding!
Kristi was awesome!! She was always responsive and to the point. With such little set up time at our venue, Kristi made it work with our schedule. The wedding turned out perfectly and she's a trooper! While we were on the last bits of our budget to make it work with her, she was well- worth it. We would highly recommend her to anyone in the DC, MD, VA area.
Kristi pretty much saved my sanity. I originally hired Kristi for her most basic Blush package. I thought I had all the rest of the details handled. And then, a week before the wedding, I found myself a week late on getting the DJ a schedule, without a wedding ceremony plan or program, and out of time. I emailed Kristi while she was on vacation, asking if I could purchase some sanity from her by way of a package upgrade, and she swooped in and saved the day. She not only took care of plotting out the schedules for my family and my vendors, but also helped me cover a ton of last-minute logistics. And that's not all. Kristi also transported all our wedding wine from our house to our venue (and the leftovers back home after the wedding). She gave us some excellent vendor recommendations throughout the planning process. She was generally a nice, calming, and very helpful presence. And she was a much more affordable day-of coordinator than most people around DC. She did a great job.
Kristi Hartig was amazing. Flexible, organized, knowledgeable and professional.
The coordinator was on top of all details and clarified some where both mother of the bride and matron of honor had both agreed to take care of. The reception went off smoothly and everyone had a good time.
We hired Kristi from Glow as our 'Month End' coordinator.
At first, we didn't get the warm and fuzzy w/ Kristi, however, all I can say is that she saved our day! Without her, it would have been extremely challenging.
Six weeks prior to our wedding, it was very stressful. As we approached our date, Kristi kicked in and reminded us how much we had forgotten. She is very on-point and did an excellent job with all of the minutia and nailed every last detail. Glow made our day magical, the entire event ran smoothly, on time and our guests were extremely happy. As the bride and groom, we were thrilled with her service :)
We would have no hesitation in recommending Kristi and if we had to do it all over again, we wouldn't choose anyone else!
Thank you Kristi x
I recently used GLOW Wedding and Events to coordinate my wedding on the day of. I was married at a newer venue that doesn't have an onsite coordinator, so requires you to bring one in. This is not something we originally budgeted for so it threw us for a loop. I was so thankful when I found GLOW, they were the best priced company in the area.
We had Tammy as our coordinator and she was amazing. From the start,Tammy was always very attentive and responsive in her emails and answers. It was very easy to work with her and she left no detail and question unattended or unanswered. When I requested a change, she openly accepted it or carefully explained why it couldn't be changed. She was very helpful in running rehearsal, she dealt with herding nearly 30 wedding party attendants around to their places. I commend her for being able to organize such a large wedding party.
On the day of, she came by the hotel to pick up several personal items and transport them all to the venue. When we got to the venue for pictures she had already begun setting things up and helped organize the group for pictures and then let the photographer take over. She made sure to keep us on schedule and make sure we knew if we were falling behind. When we needed someone for pictures, she ran around to find them. She made sure I was always taken care of with water or a drink, even before things started. The night was pretty much flawless in my eyes, everything I requested and provided my self for decorations was set up as I had asked. If there were any issues or problems, I didn't know and still don't know about them so to me it was a perfect night and I truly thank Tammy for that. My husband and dad (the one who paid!) and I all agree that paying for a coordinator, specifically Tammy, was the most well spent money in the budget!
We worked with Kristi for Day of Coordination for our March wedding. She was really great to work with -- she was very detail oriented, incredibly organized, and a very calming presence both prior to and during the wedding. She was on top of every detail -- she sent us lists of questions, reviewed every document and plan that we had, and on the day of the wedding, we could relax knowing that she was taking care of everything. She was flexible and able to work with us even when we hit minor snags - for example when our caterer didn't show up for our walkthrough because they had mistaken the date, she walked through the space with us, helped us think through all the details, and drafted a list of questions to confirm with the caterer when we were finally able to meet with them. We were also hit by a snowstorm two days before the wedding, and on the exact day we had intended to deliver the stuff for the wedding (placecards, favors, candles etc) we were unable to drive out to Kristi. In order to make things easier for us, she drove out to the hotel where we were staying on the morning of the wedding, and picked everything up (it ended up being a lot of boxes, requiring several trips up and downstairs).
Finally, our wedding was a traditional Orthodox Jewish wedding, and had a lot of intricate details. Kristi knew the ins and outs of a Jewish wedding, and was able to help us visualize how it would work within the space that we were using.
Based on our experiences, I would highly recommend that you contact and use Glow Weddings and Events!