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Planning a Wedding in Houston is Big Business

Houston is in the top 20 when it comes to the most expensive U.S. cities in which to get married, with couples spending an average of just over $27,000 dollars to say “I do,” that’s according to annual wedding statistics from the website theknot.com. So it’s safe to say weddings are big business in Greater […]

Houston is in the top 20 when it comes to the most expensive U.S. cities in which to get married, with couples spending an average of just over $27,000 dollars to say “I do,” that’s according to annual wedding statistics from the website theknot.com.

So it’s safe to say weddings are big business in Greater Houston, whether you’re a caterer, a photographer, a florist or a wedding planner. Houston Matters’ Michael Hagerty talked with a wedding planner — Nick Serna of Houston’s Elite Eventz — to get an inside of view of what it takes to plan and execute the perfect wedding. Serna says when it comes to planning weddings, there are two types of clients.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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