Client dinners are great until you start attending mutliple client dinners a week; at that point they start to get boring really fast. Also, clients are constantly being wined and dined by multiple partners and vendors and it is hard to make your dinner stand out. So I've put together my top three tips to take your client dinner to the next level.
Topics: Corporate Events
Now that 2017 is in full swing, it's time to start thinking about how you'll go about building strong relationships that will last the entirety of the year. One of my favorite parts about working with clients was engaging in activities and enjoying meals together. I found that being together outside of a meeting environment allowed everyone to loosen up and really get to know eachother. However, I know how hard it can be to continually try to find new things to entertain your clients and make your events stand out from the rest of the competition.
Here at VenueBook we see a fair number of events book via our platform and we also see a fair number of events that don't get booked. One of the main issues we come across is discrepancy between budget and actual event cost. While not all events can be saved there are a few things you can do that will help reduce the cost of your event without sacrificing the integrity. That being said we've put together our favorite tips to save money when booking an event.
Topics: Event Planning
Every Christmas morning, my mom enjoys her "Christmas martini". She finds a new martini recipe every year and proceeds to make martinis for everyone starting first thing in the morning and ending sometime after dinner. Since I'm not much of a martini drinker, I've put together a list of some of my favorite holiday cocktails you might want to try. It's highly encouraged to make these cocktails when celebrating with friends, dealing with your family, or trying to forget about the mistakes you made at the company holiday party.
Let's be honest. Do any of us really like New Year's Eve? It's one of those days that is supposed to be amazing, yet never lives up to its expectations. Most of us don't end up making it to midnight or spend the next day wishing we hadn't had that last glass of champagne. Last year I decided to bow out of my typical New York City NYE plans and host some close friends at my apartment in Boston. Having spent many hours researching "throwing a great new years eve party at home", I decided to put together my favorite tips in case any of you are deciding to swap your heels for slippers this NYE.