When hosting an event, for many, it’s important to focus on the small details rather than the bigger picture, because they want to ensure everything goes as smooth as possible. A wedding venue is typically one of the largest and most memorable events that an average person will plan. The concept of hosting an event, whether a seminar venue or reception venue requires a great deal of prepping and frustrations that ultimately yield the event of a lifetime.
Wedding Trends Of 2018-2019
The concept behind some of the largest weddings in 2018 left a memory of our ideal wedding that we’re unable to shake. From the extravagantly beautiful receptions of royals to intertwining and appreciation of cultures during celebrity vows—the experience and pure aesthetic provided from the simplest of details excited our senses and creative nature to plan the wedding of our dreams. Thankfully, the inspiration is free.
Asking for money: As we noticed this year (and probably in the future, too), there’s less of an emphasis placed on the traditional retail registry as much as there is taking a straightforward approach and asking for money. Traditional wedding style may frown at this, but considering the economy, cash is one of the gifts that’s highly beneficial. Statistics show, on average 35% of newlyweds ask for money, 22% ask for gifts or registry items, while 19% prefer a traditional wedding gift. The remanding newlyweds prefer a traditional wedding gift (19%), and the final 3-19% choose to make a charitable donation or want nothing. Next time you don’t know what to get someone, your wallet is the second best option.
Extravagant wedding cakes: You know the old saying, “The bigger, the better”? 2018 wedding styles were all about creating a truly unforgettable experience by going all out on things such as spaces for a wedding and reception to design their ideal wedding. The perfect wedding cake is traditional, which takes the pressure and focus off of a creative dessert display and emphasizes the importance of a fabulous wedding display.
Indoor-Outdoor spaces: Planning a wedding brings up a lot of questions, the most common being “Where will the wedding be held?” While some elements of traditional marriages are making a comeback, this is not one of them. The advantages of indoor-outdoor venues encompass the natural elements while still maintaining the traditional function of an indoor wedding. Most couples search for creative, large industrial spaces when looking for places to get married to create a natural ambiance that makes any marriage seem like it came straight out a fairytale.
How Do I Choose An Appropriate Outing For Business Meetings?
Planning an event is a difficult feat within itself but coupled with hosting an event for business means is an entirely different level. When planning a corporate meeting or event, it’s important to make sure the place being rented is appropriate as a corporate event space. Hosting an event for corporate can be an overall hassle, but there are various tips and guides available for surviving planning an office outing.
Costs: Factoring in how much spend for an event space is the number one factor when dealing with companies. Typically, there’s a budget for venues and a proposed outline for what is expected, and the materials required for the specific event being hosted. Try to minimize any excessive costs as much as possible—don’t be afraid to negotiate the price of the area, many renters are willing to accommodate.
Availability: Be sure to make plans and reservations ahead of time to avoid confusion and rushing at the last minute. Communicate with the area you’ve scoped out and discuss their options and if other spaces have open availability as well as a backup plan. When choosing an area, also be sure to note the amount of incoming traffic during certain times—hosting an event during peak times offers the company organic networking opportunities that could greatly benefit your company.
Accommodations: Even though finding the perfect area, you must make sure there are suitable lodging accommodations if the event requires traveling. If the event is not on the premises of lodging make sure there are transportation services available, such as a shuttle or taxi.