What is an MC (Master of Ceremonies) do on a wedding?
One of the most important roles which can be played at another person’s wedding is the Master of Ceremonies (MC). The MC’s job is to make sure the evening goes as smoothly as possible, taking the pressure off the happy couple and allowing them to forget about the practical concerns of the event and focus on having a good time.
As the MC, it’s my job to keep the event moving forward in a timely manner, keeping to the schedule and helping as best I can. Because of this, I’ll be needed to be involved in the planning process, not so much to make decisions, but to make sure that I’m aware of the order of events and the time frame in which the events need to occur. The night belongs to the bride and groom, but it’s my job to help it happen without any problems.
The MC of the wedding is basically the host and communications person of the event.
When is it time for tables to approach the buffet line? In what order should they approach the table? Where should presents be placed? When and where will the garter toss commence? These are things I’m going to have to know (this called the wedding script, which we will prepare it together weeks before the Big Date) and announce as the MC of the wedding.
To make sure no one from the bridal party or their immediate family has to spend a bunch of time wrangling the catering staff, that’s generally going to be the responsibility of the MC. Introduce myself to the cooks, the servers, the DJ, and anyone else who’s going to be directly involved with the evening. Also my job is to hear them out and accommodate their needs, as well.
What happens if the catering group is understaffed? What happens if Uncle Phil’s keg of wedding beer runs dry? What if the PA goes on the fritz just as everyone’s ready to start dancing? Bus tables! Beer run! iPod dock! The party goes on. Usually i do come up with a few contingency plans for last-minute fixes and try to keep a positive outlook to make the event as stress-free as possible for the happy couple.
I am Diana Andrekovics, since 2010 I have been managing and organizing events, and since 2014 I have been organizing weddings. The first great love was a wedding ceremony at the invitation of a friend, when it was ripe for the decision to be the closest to my heart. In 2017, I decided to make my dream come true, so I started in training because I would like to do this profession professionally. This year I graduated from the Prestige Educational Studio as a Ceremony Director, and later as a Ceremony Master in the course led by Robert Szitás. Since then, I have been helping couples in English-Spanish-Hungarian, sometimes at the same time in three languages, to navigate in the world of weddings.
My goal is that the great day you want is the way you want it, as you dreamed of it! I help you not to make mistakes while organizing, and on the big day itself, the programs go, as it planned, and everyone feels good, but most of all You.
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