The COVID’19 pandemic has forced people to come up with novel ideas to carry on with their intended plans just like before and couples too have realized the need to adapt to this new normal so as to not delay their wedding any longer. The use of technology in the form of a Virtual wedding or a Zoom wedding is the key element driving this change and couples believe it is a cost-effective way to make their wedding personalized, intimate, and special for all their guests.
So how to go about planning your zoom wedding with all the social distancing norms put in place? Let’s have a look.
Engaging your guests through periodic updates about your wedding with details like the wedding date, venue, the type of events planned for online socializing, and scheduling the zoom wedding live stream well in advance can serve to build anticipation, making it an event to look forward to for guests. Regular communication with guests also ensures that they are not caught unaware of any last-minute change in plans. A wedding app or website too can help the couple in this process as they are not only trendy but also user friendly.
Couples nowadays prefer integrating their zoom wedding live stream to their wedding gift registry. Having a wishlist of preferred items will help guests who want to gift the couple something as their token of love to do so without any hassle and stay within their budget. The couples to are satisfied that they have received gifts to their liking with little or no wastage. Therefore a wedding gift registry in this digital era is a necessary utility that couples must experiment with for the benefit of everyone involved.
An often-ignored part of planning a zoom wedding is the choice of a suitable wedding venue. Virtual weddings necessitate that a wedding venue present in a locality of decent network coverage is the essential criteria for ensuring a high-quality wedding stream in addition to the other basic infrastructure. The selection of a wedding venue with its varied artistic sensibilities and wedding décor also helps to convey the wedding theme to the participants. In light of the restrictions on the number of guests who could physically attend a wedding, couples may opt for a wedding venue with a limited seating capacity. Care should be taken to avoid cramped up wedding venues as they are not ideal for adhering to the social distancing norms.
Pre-Wedding Functions & Guest Parties
Couples sometimes feel that going in for a virtual wedding may make them cut down on the events that they had planned for engaging their guests on the days leading up to their wedding. This is not true as portals like Wedding Wishlist offer to host the same pre-wedding functions like bachelor/bachelorette party, Sangeet practice, Cocktail party, etc in a dedicated setting and also help in organizing exclusive events for guests to socialize and interact in chat rooms on the wedding day.