Venues that wow: 5 Suggestions from a corporate venue finder.


INTRODUCTION:

Venue sourcing can be time consuming and confusing. Not only do you need to ensure that the your venue has all the facilities that you need, but depending on the event you planning, the venue can make or break the event. You might want the venue to wow, with a view or with its architecture, but you also want it to be on brand. What does the venue say about you and your company?  So check out our ideas for venue sourcing fabulous venues, that will not only make your event planning easier, but will also make your event one to remember (for all the right reasons)

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How to find a venue or destination for your event

Since we travel a lot and see a lot of venues and destinations we are often asked to help our clients find them the perfect event venue for destination or a celebration, incentive, event or even vacation.  As you know an event or destination is a really personal thing so for us you need to get to the core of who someone is and what they like before suggesting a venue. So we always start by asking a lot of questions about who is going on the trip, what is the purpose of the trip and how many people – see our venue finders checklist as to what to check.

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Ten of the best retreat locations

Do you need help looking for the best retreat locations? All business and retreat objectives are of course different, but one of the key things to get right is the venue.  The venue requirements will be developed alongside your agenda with considerations like do you want your guests to be in one ‘house’, what activities are central to your retreat – Yoga, Spa, by the sea, in the mountains. You can check out our blog post on planning your 1st retreat to make sure you don’t forget anything.

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Five reasons to always use a venue finder for your event planning


What’s a Venue Finder I hear you say? Ok so i know it is pretty obvious but it can really help you to take your event planning to the next level. So how does it work? You write the brief and they do their magic and find you the venue that fits your brief, your brand and your requirements. Using a venue finder may be a relatively new concept for most organisations or companies. From experience, every company is recommended to have a venue finder agency to help them save some time, effort, and money that they can use for their actual event. The right venue company will focus on tailoring a plan that best fits your requirements and will work with you to ensure that you create a great event.

 

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Venue Finding 101: Five reasons to always do a site visit

So heres the scenario. I was working in house managing Events (as part of a much bigger work remit – you know what I mean! ). In came the call from my then boss. OK we have got to implement a roadshow in 5 countries and 10 cities within a matter of weeks. That meant getting going on the venue finding, invites, catering, content, travel itinerary’s, branding, promotion, and all for 10 cities inside a 2 month timeframe.

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