Testimonials

What Bespoken clients have to say


"Shannon helped us plan a New Year's Eve wedding and we couldn't have been more fortunate. She kept us on track every step of the way with a very reasonable timeline. Her expertise and advice on wedding etiquitte was so helpful. She was so organized and paid such close attention to every detail, which made our job easy! Most importantly, Shannon was always so quick to return phone calls, emails, etc. I can't thank you enough, Shannon!" -Erin (Bride) 


"Shannon Royal and Bespoken are the best! She was so easy to work with and very thorough. She kept the bride and mother-of-the-bride organized and on task and kept the process from being overwhelming. The day of the wedding was when she really made things easy. All we had to do was enjoy the day. HIGHLY RECOMMEND as a wedding planner/coordinator!" -Anne (Mother of the Bride)


"My husband and I were married on October 12th, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. It was quite possibly one of the most unpredictable weather days of that particular fall season (with the persistent threat of storms), but looking back on the day as a whole, it could not have been more magical. Take away all of the flowers, decor, and cake, and you are left with the crux of what truly makes up the 'best day of your life': the people. We could not have asked for a better group of individuals to surround us with love and support, and Shannon stands right up there at the top.

As the 'Day Of Wedding Coordinator', Shannon made sure each event of the day started at the right time, each person in the wedding party was where they were supposed to be during each of those moments, and fielded a majority of the questions that would have most likely been directed to me. In other words, Shannon did EVERYTHING. On top of it all, she remained calm, cool, collected, and did it all with a constant smile. 

From the very beginning, Shannon was 100% on board to help - no questions asked. Her easy-going, 'I've got this' attitude gave me the peace I needed going into the days leading up to the big event. On the day of our wedding, I knew that Shannon would take care of it, no matter how big or how small the task. She went above and beyond to organize, delegate, and most importantly, keep me sane on my wedding day! If I had to do the whole wedding day all over again, there is one thing I know for sure: The Wedding Coordinator would be Shannon."

-Natalie (Bride)


"I'm smiling all over again just thinking about Shannon and the wonderful way she helped and handled arrangements for my daughter's wedding. During the planning stages, she asked some really great questions and thought of things we hadn't thought of; she helped us focus in on what was important which allowed us to make informed decisions about things. She was aware of, and wanted to be involved in, the 'big picture' of the entire day. She worked well with all of the wedding vendors -- communicating and coordinating with delivery personnel and florists. But it was her attitude that was the best part of the experience. She was so willing to take on and conquer some the logistical challenges that can come with an outdoor ceremony (to include the threat of bad weather!). She 'kept her cool' throughout, and that calm demeanor set the tone for the entire event. To know she was there handling things took a HUGE load off this mother's mind, allowing me to relax and enjoy a very special day. And I watched Shannon, too -- she was practically bursting with excitement! Just as happy for the bride and groom -- and wanting everything to be "just right" -- as we all were. To say 'we were pleased with Shannon' would be an understatement. She is that rare combination of professional with a personal touch; a true gem."  

-Amy (Mother-of-the-Bride)


"I am proud to say I think we were Shannon's first customers in 2002. She was amazing, helpful, calm and focused with everything: planning, suggestions, tips, and communication. During the short weeks leading up to our wedding and the day of the ceremony, Shannon was supportive in every way, and I truly enjoyed each minute. We had a small service with lunch afterwards, and Shannon coordinated it all: music, people, food, pictures, dancing, flowers, guest book, candles and all the details. We had a wonderful wedding, and I know it was due to Shannon warmth and coordinating the whole event."

-Susan (Bride)


"Working with Shannon was great! She was so helpful during the short three month planning period of our wedding. She took the stress out of a very stressful situation and was available to answer questions and address concerns promptly. It was a beautiful ceremony and reception. She did exactly what we asked and more!" 

-Jennifer (Bride)


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