Global Wedding Awards 2023

Jun22596 4 | LUXlife Magazine Over the last decade, eminent wedding and events planner, 1-Host of Singapore, has entrenched its motto of ‘hosting great memories’ by witnessing countless first dates, celebrations, weddings, and events that it has lovingly been involved in. Today, 1-Host is committed to be dedicated to providing exceptional guest experiences in a variety of different ways across its portfolio. Renowned for its signature events and venues, the 1-Host team of experienced event planners has successfully organised more than 2,500 weddings, private parties, and corporate events to date and excels in everything from conceptualising to planning, to staying until the last guest leaves, to orchestrating each and every special event the way it was envisioned. 1-Host is proud to manage a diverse range of Singapore’s most iconic and memorable event venues that are sure to sweep its clients off their feet and leave a lasting impression with their guests too. The group’s eight award-winning restaurants and bars, which range from charming gardens away from the hustle and bustle to mesmerising sky-high destinations, ensure that those hosting their wedding at 1-Host’s portfolio of unique wedding venues will create memories that will last a lifetime. Alvin Chua of 1-Host tells us more about the wedding industry in Singapore, including recent trends and how he works to stay ahead of the curve. “Wedding events are definitely getting smaller in scale,” he explains. “People now want something more intimate and not something on a large scale. With the use of technology, we have managed to stay ahead of our competition by offering a customised wedding solemnisation or wedding package.” 1-Host’s wedding packages enable the happy couple to customise their ideal day simply and efficiently, and the team of dedicated wedding experts are on hand every step of the way to ensure the big day runs without a single hitch. “Your wedding day is a reflection of your love story and soul that binds you and your dearest,” Alvin continues. “We are with you every step of the way to ensure that the event runs as smoothly and as stress-free as possible for you.” The wedding planning process may seem complex yet 1-Host makes it appear so simple. To begin with, the company will meet its clients Mar23070 Best Wedding & Events Planner 2023 - Singapore 1-Host is a group of wedding planners and coordinators dedicated to providing dream weddings for its clients. Established in 2005, the firm has now risen from being a one-man band to having a team of many people to ensure that each and every wedding is bespoke, beautiful, and perfect for the bride and groom. We find out more from Alvin Chua as the firm is recognised in the Global Wedding Awards 2023. roughly two months prior to the event to go over all the details. This consultation is the ideal time and place to discuss the requirements of the day with a checklist to ensure that all grounds are covered. Some points of discussion may include the choice of theme, the table menu, and name tents, as well as any logistical requirements such as floor plans and programme flow. 1-Host will also arrange for food tasting in order to confirm your choice of menu, as well as the beverage service. Clients can use this time to raise any concerns and the dedicated wedding coordinator will be happy to address any issues that arise. “There is a lot to consider for a smooth wedding day. With your dedicated wedding day coordinator on hand, we will ensure every detail discussed is executed flawlessly,” Alvin states. “We stay on-site to plan and coordinate every moment and will be the familiar face you need by your side. Your dedicated coordinator will become your silent aide overseeing every element from start to end with exceptional organisation, allowing you to have a stress-free day whilst ensuring an enjoyable process!” The dedicated staff are always on hand, guiding you step-by-step throughout the process, and playing an important role in the overall success of each and every event, as well as in the overall success of the company. Holding annual vision and mission sessions, where everyone realigns themselves in the new organisational goals, is something that 1-Host does to ensure all of its team members are singing from the same hymn sheet. “We work based on collective leadership,” Alvin says. “We empower our employees to make certain decisions. That allows them to be more proactive in the dealings with clients.” Recently, as testament to its commitment to its clients and staff, and in recognition of the array of glittering events and weddings that 1-Host has been involved in over the years, the firm was named Best Wedding & Events Planner 2023 – Singapore in the Global Wedding Awards. But it doesn’t stop there and Alvin tells us that there are plans for expansion overseas in the coming year or two. Company: 1-Host Contact: Alvin Chua Web Address: