An Ideal Venue, Makes an Ideal Event

An Ideal Venue, Makes an Ideal Event

We all love attending events, and even though planning the event can be stressful, with a little bit of help, the experience can be worthwhile. One of the most important aspects of planning an event, whether it be a party, conference, wedding, or a luncheon, is finding the ideal venue.

There are a few things to consider when you choose a venue and if you get those right, your event is likely to be a great success! Here are some things to keep in mind that will come in handy when picking a venue.

  1. Have a Set Budget Up Front

Your budget is the ultimate determining factor for the entire event and because the venue is crucial and at the top of the list, it will impact your budget and the execution of the entire event. In order to manage expectations, agreeing on a set budget will help establish what needs to be done, and what can be done.

  1. Location! Location! Location!

Where you decide to have your event will be based on a few variables:

  • Is it convenient for your guests?
  • Will it make sense to have it near public transport?
  • Is there access to enough parking?

The type of event you’re organizing is a major contributing factor.

  1. Is the Size Appropriate?

No one wants to be cramped up or have a restricted view of the stage or a meeting presentation. Size and ambience matter too. Make sure to visit the location and see the venue for yourself. By doing so, you can check out décor and fittings, as well as the internal dimensions of the venue.

 

  1. Amenities

Identify all the necessary amenities that the venue comes with. Not all venues are built for all events but some may have exactly what you need to make your event a success. Again, depending on the kind of event you’re hosting, some inclusions may not be necessary for you. Do you need fast, reliable WiFi? A large monitor for projection? A tea and coffee station set up? Does the venue have a built-in PA system that will come in handy for the DJ you’ve hired? Surveying these aspects will go a long way towards making your event a success.

Whenever you’re planning an event, it is crucial that you take these factors into serious consideration. And above all, make sure that your venue accommodates the people you’re inviting. Make sure that you enhance the experience, go above and beyond for them and leave a lasting impression.

Join us at Langhams for top tier conference facilities in Johannesburg. Contact us online or call 011 465 5086/7 today.

To ask a question, book a site visit or request a quote, contact our Sales Team.

Hilary Elmira

hilary@langhams.co.za

Sales Account Manager

Chantal Galbraith

chantal@langhams.co.za

Sales Account Manager

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