Venue selection is absolutely vital to your event’s success and is the most critical decision for an event planner. This decision will likely make up the largest portion of your budget and will be the vessel used to deliver exciting and quality content to your attendees. The venue location, facilities, and atmosphere are critical to ensuring your event’s success. Your event venue should be a draw and help move the potential attendee dial from interested to registered.
Knowing the right questions to ask when beginning to plan a corporate event is an integral part of the planning process. The answers to these questions will influence everything from your venue location to your content.
Holiday parties are great for a number of reasons – they boost company morale, encourage bonding among your team, and give employers an opportunity to really show how much they value their employees. So why don’t more employees want to attend these gleeful gatherings? Is it the awkward gift exchanges? The stuffy attire and atmosphere? The valuable time on their already packed holiday social calendar? Or the rubber chicken dinner? Try our six tips for hosting a Holiday Party that your employees will actually WANT to attend and see your Holiday Party attendance soar!
Most people think of “The Great Gatsby” when they think of an Art Deco styled event. It makes sense, as it was set in the roaring twenties and after the success of the modern film adaptation became easily recognizable. It is often designed using colors of black and gold/silver, ostrich plume feathered centerpieces, beading or pearls, and signage with the iconic “Gatsby” font, We may again see a rise in the popularity of Art Deco styled events with the most recent cinematic release of “J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” set in the 1920’s as well, so how can you incorporate this style into your event design without it feeling tired or overdone?
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Selecting your venue should be the 4th item on your wedding checklist following behind getting engaged, selecting a wedding date, and establishing a budget. Completing those first three items will help you narrow down your venue pool and determine which venues you should visit.