Location, location, location
The importance of location is obvious when buying a new house or looking for a new rental property, but how about when you are searching for a venue for your event?
If you want to have an event that your guests will never forget, then you need to make sure all elements work together.
The venue is the first impression for most guests the day of your event. Whether you are the wedding of the century or a corporate event your venue needs to match your theme. When checking out venues, consider the following before signing on the dotted line.
Size: Think small, intimate wedding for 50; now picture this in a grand ballroom that holds 200 people. Your guests will feel overwhelmed and may believe that most people forgot to show up. Stick with a room that holds about 50 more people that you are expecting.
Décor: Finding a great venue that has charm and natural beauty is not hard. Hotels, restaurants, and even historic buildings can be rented out for events. If you can find one that matches your theme and is beautifully decorated then your wallet will thank you.
Services: What does the venue offer? If you are having a corporate event, will you be allowed to have signage or promotional banners? How about an on-site business center? Think about any audiovisual needs you may have if there will be a presentation or slideshow.
Reputation: Ask for references! If a venue is unwilling to provide references, don’t walk out the door, RUN! You want to make sure your guests will be their top priority and your needs met as well.
Think of a venue as you view your own home. Guests should feel welcomed and comfortable so they can relax and enjoy your event.
Blog written by J. Crowe Events. Looking for more help in putting together an exceptional event that will not be forgotten? Contact us today at 317-442-5808 for a complimentary consulation.