Sunday, August 1, 2010

How to Choose Your Perfect Corporate Events Venue

If you're in the process of choosing a corporate events venue, then you'll definitely want to get it right.

Here's what you need to think about.

1. You'll want to know who for and how many people the event is for. You don't want to book something unsuitable for your guests. It's also important to remember that the event isn't for you, so don't just book somewhere you want to go to or something that you'd like to do.

2. You'll need to establish what sort of event or entertainment you want for your guests. Maybe you'll take them to go karting, or to a golf tournament or perhaps they'd prefer a day at the races with fantastic racing hospitality?.

3. You might also have a particular date in mind, or maybe you'll prefer to find the venue first, and then set the date. Once you know the date, remember to let all the guests know, so that that have plenty of time to rearrange work schedules and sort out childcare.

4. Once you know what sort of event you're considering, you'll need to determine whereabouts in the country you'll hold it. if you have local clients, then you'll want somewhere near you, if you're a national company, then perhaps you'll need to be somewhere central, to make it easier for guests to get to as they don't have to travel as far.

5. You might want to think about arranging transport for your guests. Perhaps they'll need to come to your office or premises first, and then be taken to the venue, or maybe you'll want to meet them there.

6. It's a good idea to offer accommodation, so that people who have travelled far don't have to miss most of the event by having to travel back the same day.

7. Meals and refreshments will also be another important factor that you'll need to think about. You'll need to make sure that everything's included, otherwise your guests will have to pay for their own drinks, which won't look very good.

8. Entertainment is something that you'll need to consider. You won't want your guests to get bored at any time, so there will always need to be something for them to do.

9. It's essential that your guests have a fun time, and that it is better than a day at work. You'll have the opportunity to spend some time with your clients, hopefully generate some business and reassure your existing clients that you do care about them.

10. The cost of hiring the corporate events venue, and the rest of the days entertainment and food shouldn't be the main factor. You'll want to make sure that everyone has a good time, and that your clients are happy. Can you really put a cost on that?

Now you know what to look for, you'll be able to choose the perfect corporate events venue for you and your guests.

By : M_James

1 comment:

Kelli Mueller said...
It is ideal to do an ocular inspection before accepting the terms in renting a place as a venue for your corporate meeting. You have to view the facility first. Then, ask about their amenities. Lastly, document the budget. Compile all the expenses, including meeting facility costs and A/V equipment and catering costs.

Kelli Mueller