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Wedding Planning Plus is a company based in Glenmont, New York, that offers planning services for weddings. Founder and principal planner Shannon Whitney Anson and her team offer to assist couples who are at any stage of their wedding planning. The goal of this team is to make each couple鈥檚 wedding planning stress-free and enjoyable while giving them a distinct experience.

Experience

Shannon has helped hundreds of couples plan and carry out special celebrations since she began planning weddings in 2007. She believes in building connections with the couples she works with so that she best assist them. Shannon seeks to make each couple鈥檚 special day represent them authentically.

Services Offered

Shannon and her team offer full and partial wedding planning services for to-be-weds. This team can assist with event planning for rehearsal dinners, wedding ceremonies, elopements, receptions, and multi-day festivities. They can also offer month-of and day-of coordination services to ensure that the final details are taken care of for the special day.

Areas Covered

The Wedding Planning Plus team specialize in planning and executing weddings in the states of New York, southern Vermont, western Massachusetts, and across the Capital Region. These planners are also willing to travel to the location of your destination wedding. You can contact the company directly for additional information.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you offer an hourly rate?

Yes

What wedding events do you provide services for?

Ceremony
Reception
Rehearsal Dinner

What wedding planning services do you offer?

Day-of Coordination
Full Planning
Partial Planning

What weddings do you have experience planning?

Civil
Cultural
Destination
Double Weddings
Elopement
Eco-Friendly
Military
Non-Religious
Religious
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Nicole F
Nicole F. Married on 09/02/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding Day At Ease

Hiring Wedding Planning Plus for our wedding day was by far one of the best decisions we could have made! We were really on the fence of even hiring a day of coordinator and boy are we glad we did. The day would not have gone so smoothly without Eliza and the rest of the team we had for our special day. Eliza was tentative to everything we could have needed throughout our day and for the most part a head of it all. Everything from the wedding day nerves to fixing my dress, having shoes available to me immediately (We hiked a mountain for our ceremony) Eliza was there. All of our wishes throughout the day that we made clear we wanted to happen.. happened. There was no stress for any part of the process and everything we worried about prior Eliza ensured it would be taken care of.
Holly
Holly B. Married on 11/05/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Incredible Experience!!

Shannon, and the rest of the Wedding Planning Plus team, were absolutely instrumental in our perfect wedding day!! We used their Wedding Day Coordinator package and could not be happier that we did! Shannon met with us twice before in the month leading up to our wedding day and made decisions and planning that seemed so complicated and stressful an absolute breeze. Honestly, in our first preliminary meeting with her when she explained all her services, she listed things we hadn't even thought of doing and we knew right then that we needed to book them and book them fast! On the day of the wedding, our whole WPP team made our space an absolute vision! It was everything we ever imagined and more! Shannon was with me every step of the way including printing out itineraries for all of our families and members of our wedding party, keeping me calm and assuring me at all moments that we were on schedule, and even putting my veil in right before the ceremony. She really heard everything we said about timing and made sure we maximized dancing (which was very important to us). She is an absolute delight to work with and honestly, she felt more like an old friend than a wedding coordinator. I can鈥檛 even imagine all of the things they did behind the scenes to make our wedding day the best day of our lives. If you鈥檙e looking for a planner or coordinator, look no further!
Katie
Katie M. Married on 10/15/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Shannon and Wedding Planning Plus allowed us to have a stress-free wedding day!

We are so grateful to Shannon and the rest of the Wedding Planning Plus team for helping us bring our dream wedding to reality! We hired Shannon in January 2021 for our October 2022 wedding as a partial planner. Shannon helped us find some of our most important vendors, like our caterer, entertainment, and rentals, and she was also a big help when it came time for us to figure out how to articulate our vision for the day. While her help leading up to the day was great, it was really the wedding coordinating services that allowed us to sit back and enjoy our wedding day. Shannon and her team took care of absolutely everything, and we can honestly say, our wedding day was probably one of the most stress-free days of our lives! We are so grateful to Shannon and her team and could not recommend them more.
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Team

Shannon Whitney Anson
Shannon Whitney Anson
Founder and Principal Planner

Hi, I'm Shannon! Upstate New York has been my home for my entire adult life. I鈥檓 so grateful to live and work in such a beautiful part of the country. I grew up right near Lake George and currently live outside Albany with my husband and our three rescue pups. I have run 15 marathons (and counting), love East Coast IPA's, and my iPod is stocked full of music from my favorite band (Phish!).

I started planning weddings in 2007 and during the last 13+ years I have seen more and more couples looking to break the cookie cutter mold and plan a completely unique celebration for their family and friends. That鈥檚 why I love getting to know my couples and building them a special event that is expertly crafted and authentically them.

It鈥檚 one of the most important days of your life, shouldn鈥檛 it feel authentically yours?

Kate LaFerriere
Kate LaFerriere
Event Planner

Hi I'm Kate! I have the pleasure to work for Wedding Planning Plus since 2015, helping so may couples experience their most amazing wedding day!

Aissa  Terry
Aissa Terry
Associate Planner

Hi I'm Aissa! I have a background in special events catering, but since I started with Wedding Planning Plus in 2013 I have loved the personal experience I get working directly with my couples.

Professional Network & Endorsements

20 Endorsements
Jeff Loshinsky Catering Jeff Loshinsky Catering Wedding Caterers

Shannon Whitney and team are true pros! We Cant wait to work together again!

Carey Institute for Global Good Carey Institute for Global Good Historic Weddings

The wedding planners are top-notch. Super organized and attentive to the wedding couples we have worked with at our venue.

Historic Barns of Nipmoose Historic Barns of Nipmoose Barn & Farm Weddings

Wedding Planning Plus has served as the planner at several weddings at the Historic Barns of Nipmoose, and we have been very impressed with their services. Most recently Aissa Murray worked as the planner for two highly successful weddings. Both weddings were unique and required a great deal of thoughtfulness and organization on the part of Wedding Planning Plus.

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