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Ready to 'Pop the Question?' Key Elements You Need to Plan the Perfect Proposal - with Michele Valazquez of The Heart Bandits
Episode 3518th November 2020 • Step-by-Step Wedding Prep • Wedding Connections of the Hudson Valley
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Hello and welcome back to the show! This is show number 35 and today we're talking proposals! We're heading into engagement season, so if you know anyone who's planning to pop the question or if you just want to start dropping some hints, this is the perfect episode to share.

Every proposal needs some key elements to be absolutely perfect and memorable and ensure you'll get a "yes". To help us learn more is Michele Velazquez, co-owner of The Heart Bandits, a boutique, full-service Proposal Planning Company based in southern California known for planning proposals and romantic dates all over the world with clientele ranging from professional athletes to busy executives. Her work has also been featured in the Associated Press, LA Times, New York Magazine, The Morning Show, and much more.

Today, Michele and I discuss:

  • What engagement season is, when it is, and why it's so popular for engagements
  • The key elements that make a proposal perfect
  • The things people get REALLY wrong when planning a proposal
  • How to remain calm when proposing
  • How to get started planning a perfect proposal when you have absolutely no clue where or how to begin

To learn more about The Heart Bandits, click on any of the links below:




In addition, Michele also works with wedding professionals teaching them how to incorporate proposal planning and pop-up weddings into their packages. If you're a wedding pro who'd like to learn more, please visit The Heart Bandits Academy

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