Wedding FAIL! 4 Wedding Floor Plans to Avoid
Location, location, location. It’s the longstanding mantra of real estate agents, feng shui consultants – and smart brides and grooms. The way your Chicago wedding reception works – or doesn’t work – depends not just on the venue you choose, but on how you set things up in the reception room. […]
Midwest or East Coast Wedding Receptions? Consider a Compromise.
It’s about flow. A well-planned wedding reception means more happy guests, more fun – and no worries. But there’s more than one way to skin a cat. […]
How To Fill a Wedding Dance Floor if it’s Not in the Same Room as Dinner
A number of Chicago wedding venues give you the option of dining and dancing in separate rooms – an approach that comes with its own set of challenges. Here’s how you overcome them. […]
FAQ: Wedding Reception Entertainment
If you’ve booked a DJ with Backthird Entertainment, expect more than great dance music. Your DJ is also your master of ceremonies, announcing and coordinating events and speeches as needed from first cocktail to final dance. […]
Does My Wedding Need Uplighting?
Do we need it? Unless you’re talking about the ring or the marriage license – the answer’s probably “no.” But if you want a wedding that’s a little more than merely functional… what services are musts? […]
6 Ways You Can Make or Break Your Own Wedding Reception
It’s your party. And while it’s hard to understate the effect that the DJ, the musicians or the catering director can have on the success of your wedding, there are two people who always matter more: You and your fiance. […]
3 Words for a Perfect Wedding Toast
I’m not saying it should literally only be 3 words long. But if it was, then this would be your toast: “We love you.” […]