How much should I spend on a wedding DJ?

Photo by Amanda Vanvels at Cliff bells in Detroit MichiganHow much you should spend on your wedding DJ will ultimately depend on your vision and budget, but I’d like to share the following research by organizations including The Knot, Brides Magazine & USA Today. These facts were presented in a newsletter of the American DJ Association. They just might change the weight you place on reception entertainment:

After The Vows, 72% of All brides Say
They would have spent MORE TIME Choosing their Reception Entertainment

After The Vows, Almost 100% Say
They would have spent MORE of their Budget on the Entertainment

During Wedding Planning, Brides Say
Their Highest Priority is their Attire, followed by the Reception Site and Caterer.
** Reception Entertainment is Among the Least of their Priorities

Within One Week After Their Reception, 78% of Brides Say
They would have made the Entertainment their Highest Priority

When Asked, 81% of Guests Say
The Thing They Remember Most About a Wedding is the Entertainment

65% of All Couples who Chose a Band to Entertain at their Wedding, Said
If they had it to do over again, They Would Have Chosen a Disc Jockey

These statistics were published in the St. Louis Bride & Groom Magazine.
Sources include: Simmons; USA Today; National Bridal Service; The Knot; Brides Magazine.