The Different Bar Types at a Wedding

Bar Types Common at a Wedding

Most wedding guests will argue that food and drinks are among the most important parts of a successful wedding reception. Alcoholic beverages have a long history of use during wedding receptions as a pivotal part of the celebratory experience. When attending a wedding reception you are likely to see one of these bar types. Open Bar The open bar is …

Benefits of Utilizing a Venue

Benefits of Utilizing a Venue

It’s not uncommon for homeowners to host parties at their own home as a matter of convenience. However, this can often lead to many different problems for the homeowner that weren’t expected. We’ve outlined a few reasons why parties that utilize a venue can be beneficial. Increased Space One of the biggest reasons to book a venue for a party …

Choosing a Wedding Photographer

Choosing a Wedding Photographer

Preservation of the memories that happen during your wedding day are important. Because a wedding only encompasses one day, it is important to get a wedding photographer that can accurately portray the event and invoke memories of the day every time a picture is viewed. With a few steps, finding the perfect wedding day photographer can be much easier. Consider …

Reasons to Choose a Unique Venue

Reasons to Choose a Unique Venue

Nothing makes an event more memorable than having it at a unique venue or location. The utilization of a unique venue can also help make your event stand out against competing events. Whether you are booking a wedding, corporate event or high school reunion, here are the reasons you should go unique. WOW Factor One of the most common reasons …

Event Budgeting Keeps Costs Down

Event Budgeting Keeps Costs Down

Before any event planning begins the creation of a budget should be the primary concern. A properly compiled budget includes line items for every single item needed for the event as well as estimated and actual costs. Event budgeting can be done with a notepad and pen; however, tech-savvy individuals will benefit more using a spreadsheet software like Microsoft Excel. …

Making a Company Meeting Engaging

Making a Company Meeting Engaging

A company meeting can have a reputation for being boring and unnecessary in the minds of employees; but they don’t have to be. By employing simple event industry practices meetings can feel less like a chore and more like a fun escape from a work environment. By encouraging fun and engagement, employees are more likely to be receptive to your …

Bridal Shower Planning Made Easy

Bridal shower planning is usually planned by the maid of honor and bridesmaids, or a family member, in anticipation of a wedding. With roots dating back to the 1890s bridal showers have become a common way of expressing excitement for a friend or family member’s step into marriage. Men typically were not allowed to attend these events in the past, …

Reasons to Attend a High School Reunion

Reasons to Attend a High School Reunion

High school reunions can invoke a range of emotions within people. Generally, feelings of excitement may be matched with other view of disdain. For those individuals who are on the fence about attending their high school reunion, there are many valid reasons why attending a high school reunion can be beneficial. See Old Friends During school years, strong bonds of …

Event Planning Entrepreneurs Guide

Event Planning Entrepreneurs Guide

In recent years, special events planning has become a widespread industry. It is estimated that nearly $500 billion is spent worldwide each year on event planning services. Now more than ever, the event planning industry is a goldmine for young entrepreneurs with party experience. With a few simple tasks to get started, breaking into this industry is easy! Determine a …

birthday party

Easy Birthday Party Planning

Children have a tendency to remember a birthday party, seemingly for both good and bad reasons. Pulling off a successful birthday party for a child can be the best gift they receive the entire day.  Though birthday party planning can seem like a hard process, seeing the child enjoy the day can be worth the effort. Theme Determining a theme …

Bride and groom at engagement party

Planning an Engagement Party

When a couple gets engaged the first thing they normally want to do is share the news with family and friends. An engagement party functions as an opportunity for a couple to gather each member’s friends and family to meet and establish deeper relationships. Essentially, it will be a party to allow others to congratulate a couple’s decision to take …

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Catering for an Event Explained

Anyone that has been a guest at an event has probably had an experience involving catering. The idea of catering in food seems fairly easy, but in reality there is a lot of effort needed to get the food to a guests table. After contact is made with a firm or business specializing in catering, the caterer will help determine …