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Adam Welz helps couples plan the perfect wedding

April 28, 2008

Katie Lofrano
Staff Intern

Have you ever wanted to plan the perfect wedding, but didn’t have a lot of time to find vendors, a dress, or amazing wedding ideas? Finally, here is your answer.

Adam Welz has been a DJ for about 10 years. He performs at about 50 weddings per year.

“Weddings are my favorite part, but also being able to DJ for corporate dances is fun, too,” Welz said. “Since being a DJ, it has brought me to nine different states. Recently, I have found out that brides want to get out of the regular wedding entertainment of being sometimes boring, and have it be more fun.”

When Welz realized that there is no real resource for brides, he decided to create a web site. This web site is to lead engaged couples to higher quality vendors, and to make the process of planning the wedding easier.

On this web site, brides can talk to other brides, find vendors, get wedding ideas, and anything one could think of for a wedding, in a matter of minutes.

Welz is also part of Capture Video, a business that specializes in wedding videos and corporate e-commercials. These videos are 30 seconds to three minutes in length, and are videos posted on company web sites.

In 2007, Capture Video received the “knot best of weddings” award.

Wedding videos are getting more popular due to so many more options. Videos capture the emotions more than still photographs do, Welz said. Even a long time after a wedding, memories can still be shared via video with anyone, or the videos can be saved for the couple to watch.

“You will never forget the big day,” Welz said. “Eventually, vision wedding videos will take the place of still pictures. Just do not tell my buddy, Joe McDonald, that.”

Between two companies, Welz’s career in wedding business spans over 100 weddings a year. Welz has experienced and been through a lot of trends for weddings. Welz says,

“One trend I have seen a lot of is the bride and groom will have two outfits for the wedding,” Welz said. “A lot of grooms will put on a new tux for the reception, and the brides will put on a whole new dress.”

Another trend this year is the bride and groom personalizing the first dance.

“I have seen them dancing all nice and suddenly break into an old school move dance, just to be funny,” he said. “One last trend I think is cool is that the head of the party will sit at a round table instead of a square or rectangle one.”

Welz is the president of Central Minnesota Wedding Association, which is a group of dedicated wedding professionals that support and enhance the bridal industry in central Minnesota. The association provides networking and educational opportunities for engaged couples and its members.

For more information, contact Welz at adam@idoido.org or at (763) 972-6113. Visit www.idoido.org for information on wedding planning, www.primetimedj.com for information on the DJ services, and www.capturevideo.com for information on video services.

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