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How To Select The Right Venue For Your Event

Posted by Marketing Team on Nov 12, 2014 2:54:05 PM

Every professional planner knows that selecting the right venue for your event can often be the most challenging part of the planning process!

Selecting the Right Venue for Your Event

Finding your venue is key to the success of any event but that doesn't mean it needs to be an overwhelming process. With complimentary online tools and resources, finding a venue can actually be fun! Based on the results of a recent user experience survey see four tips for how to select the right venue for your event:

86% prefer our quick and simple online checklist to help narrow down venue search results!

VenueBook provides search results to the best matching venues in New York, with real-time availability! Having a list of requirements not only streamlines your selection process but it also helps you stay within your budget!

VenueBook Survey Checklist

Here's a quick four-step checklist to help you get started:

  1. Event Type: Determine what style of event you’re hosting

Seated Meal
Reception & Seated Meal
Meeting /Presentation
Film / Photo Shoot
Raw Space

  1. Event Budget: Tell us more about your event

Date, Start & End Time. Is this flexible?
How many guests are you expecting?
What is your maximum event budget?

Event specifics will help match venues to your budget range and show venues with rooms with capacity for your guests. Also be clear about the details of your budget. Does this include tax and tip, food and beverage?

  1. Event Space: How much privacy would you like?

Do you wish to be the only event in a space or do you prefer to have your event in a shared space? Private or Semi-Private?

  1. Food & Beverages: Are you looking for both?

Would you like the venue to prepare food for your event? Would you like catering? Are no food or beverages required?

Once you have your venue selection, send out requests for proposals online. Be sure to include any special requirements or budget details in the notes section! Let us help you with your free venue search today.


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Topics: Event Planning