To Have and To Hold is a full service event planning company that provides comprehensive services for weddings, parties, private events, exhibits and corporate events. All our employees pride themselves in giving our clients their undivided attention and effectively listening to their needs. Whether clients want small, large, intimate or formal events, coordinators will strive to make their vision a reality and make their planning process as stress free as possible.
To Have and To Hold Wedding & Event Planning, was founded by Yolanda P. Furbert, Dip EP (Inst.EP), CWP, ABC™. Yolanda is not only a certified Bridal Consultant, Wedding Planner, Event Manager and Meeting Planner, she is also a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants and Meeting Planners International (MPI). In March 2011 Yolanda also achieved the designation of Accredited Bridal Consultant, the first Accredited Consultant in Bermuda!
Yolanda has successfully planned a wedding so enormous, that Church Street, Hamilton, Bermuda was closed down. The wedding party including the bride and groom had 50 people and over 5,000 guests were in attendance. Her ability to multi-task and manage an event of this size evidences her ability to think globally while executing all the fine details. Considering this event in isolation can give credence to her skills, nevertheless, Yolanda not only successfully performed at this event, but also headed out the following day, to successfully coordinate another wedding and dinner party in the USA.
She has also planned conferences, for churches and business professionals, private dinners & functions as well as new product launches. Yolanda and her staff realize the importance of planning functions such as these and acknowledge the success of your event. The goal-orientated focus coupled with our organization’s commitment to excellence, will assure that this chief objective is achieved.
As each couple has different requests or requirements depending on their ideas and budget, the services are tailored specifically to your requests. We assist you with your budget, your choices regarding services for flowers, musicians, photography/video, ceremony site decorations, etc., are entirely up to you and we assist you with informed decisions and recommendations appropriate with access to Bermuda’s best wedding professionals.
Let us know just what you would like to have for your wedding or vow renewal. We have been working with our vendors for many years; ministers, florists, caterers, musicians, photographers, videographers, accommodations, transportation, and restaurants. They are outstanding, trustworthy and provide a first class service to all our clients. When the most special and important day of a couple’s life is their wedding, we leave absolutely nothing to chance.
We always have a backup contingency plan in case of inclement weather, if marrying outdoors. Sudden last minute arrangements may have to be made in an instant, if the weather happens to become unexpectedly inclement. These are all important decisions that we will attend to, to enable you to have a smooth, stress free wedding. Here are some of the services we offer.
This service has been created for up to 6 people and includes the following but should you wish to have a reception or add to this service we are happy to assist with this as well. The following is included in this service:
- Notice of Intended Marriage
- Ceremony site permit (for public beach or park)
- Bride’s bouquet and groom’s boutonniere
- Photographer for 1 hour
- Transportation for 3 hours for up to 6 people
- Setup/breakdown/clean up
- Champagne toast
- Wedding planner
This is designed for the couple who have already booked the professionals they wish to work with and have all the pieces but would like to sit back and enjoy their wedding day as they have envisioned and to have a wedding consultant put all the pieces together and handle the smallest details and emergencies that may arise. For this service we work alongside the couple and sure that all their requirements are met.
This is for the busy couple interested in a larger event that prefer a professional consultant be involved in planning their wedding as they are not able to devote the time required. To Have and To Hold will assist you in selecting the ideal ceremony, cocktail and reception venues, recommending and securing professionals who excel in their field We have been working with our vendors for many years, ministers, florists, caterers, musicians, photographers, videographers, hotel, transportation, and restaurants to name a few.
With over two decades of experience in event planning, has afforded us the opportunity to coordinate numerous functions ranging from weddings, private dinners and corporate events just to name a few. We are highly committed to bringing our clients individual, caring, professional service, and attention to detail. We understand the values of impeccable customer service. Therefore, commissioned tasks are executed in an extremely professional manner and with a personal touch. We pride ourselves on punctuality, accuracy, attention to detail and dependability. It is our passion to design extraordinary events that are unique, innovative, and truly reflect their clients’ personalities.
We want our clients to feel comfortable and always be able to laugh out loud and have a great experience with our organization. Therefore great emphasis is placed on excellence and exclusivity. Client interaction is infused with energy and enthusiasm, while discretion and confidentiality are guaranteed. As we pride ourselves in the ability to assist a prospective client with all their event arrangements, we ensure that we only work with the very best vendors and service providers. Your extraordinary wedding celebration will be personally developed by Yolanda and her team and we do look forward to working with you on your special event.