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Gabrielle Ricci

Gabrielle Ricci
Gabrielle is one of the Marketplace Analysts at VenueBook NYC. When she's not at work, she's probably trying to sell greeting cards to older professionals at Paper Source. Gabrielle prides herself on her ability to tie a bow tie and her abundance of men's (boy's because she has small feet) dress shoes. Keep up with her fashion adventures on Instagram @gabricci21
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Recent Posts

Event Add-Ons: Spice Up Your Events

Posted by Gabrielle Ricci on Jan 9, 2017 12:00:00 PM

As the world around us is changing, so is the events industry. Through the use of event add-ons and vendors, events are becoming more and more customizable: parties are truly tailored to you and your company. With the growth of technology and interactive media, it’s possible to add photo booths, GIF generators, and even 360° booths. Add-ons take an event to the next level.

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Topics: Event Planning, Corporate Events

How to Find and Book a Caterer for a Raw Space

Posted by Gabrielle Ricci on Dec 16, 2016 12:32:45 PM

 

Raw spaces: your best friend or your worst enemy. If you're a creative mind chasing a vision, raw spaces provide you with the blank canvas that you need to execute your ideas. For others, raw spaces might trigger fear and apprehension. How can I host an event in an empty room? Where are the tables? The Chairs? More importantly, where's the food?!

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Topics: Food and Beverage, Event Planning

How to Act at Your Company Holiday Party

Posted by Gabrielle Ricci on Nov 29, 2016 2:30:00 PM

 

It's that time of the year again: endless baked goods, weird coworker gift exchanges, client outings and...company holiday parties. Company holiday parties can be both a blessing and a curse. The blessing? The open bar and appetizers that you can't/won't make at home. The curse? The open bar and having to mingle with the coworkers that you don't actually like. 

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Topics: Life, Corporate Events

Meatless Thanksgiving Tips and Tricks

Posted by Gabrielle Ricci on Nov 8, 2016 12:30:00 PM

When I ate meat, Thanksgiving was a gift from the Gods. I put in zero work preparing the food, and I got to eat my weight in both turkey and ham without feeling an ounce of guilt. And, as if things couldn't get any better, I had enough leftovers to keep me alive when I went back to college. Back then, Thanksgiving was the holiday to beat.

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Topics: Food and Beverage, Life

WTF: Q4

Posted by Gabrielle Ricci on Oct 31, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Ah, here we are. The end of October and Q4 is in full swing. In all honesty, I wasn't really sure what to expect out of Q4. In fact, I haven't been sure what to expect in any of the "Qs." As a young professional fresh out of college, I knew that a year is divided into quarters, but I didn't know what each quarter meant in terms of business and revenue. So naturally, I'm the one writing this article. The intern writes the article on Q4. 

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Topics: Life, Corporate Events