What creates a more lasting impression than an outdoor event? Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your organization in the ultimate venue – nature! As the temperatures rise, people are anxious to get outdoors. What better place to hold an event than under the brilliance of the sun or a blanket of stars? Outdoor events offer some of the most memorable and pleasant experiences, but with it comes a multitude of extra planning. Mother Nature is magnificent, but also unpredictable. How can you plan for both the expected and unexpected events when using an outdoor venue? 1. Plan for the worst.
The deaths of at least 36 concertgoers in an Oakland warehouse inferno last Friday have many wondering if there is any way to know if a concert venue – especially a non-traditional space — is safe. Paul Wertheimer, head of Los Angeles’ Crowd Management Strategies, said no one can ever really know for sure. “We assume venues are safe,” Wertheimer told FOX411. “We find out too late they are not… There are too often few and fleeting options of escape. Getting on your knees and heading for the exit — if there is one visible and unlocked — is good
It’s no secret that event planning can be hectic, especially when it comes to coordinating with vendors. The best way to avoid potential mishaps? Tackle troublesome situations before they occur. By discussing these ten questions with your vendors, you’ll bypass the problems and skip straight to a successful event! 1. Where do we load and unload our equipment? This question is critical, especially if your vendor has over sized or heavy equipment in tow. Check with your venue to see if loading areas, ramps or freight elevators are available. Relay the locations to your vendor, so they can map out
From drafting the initial plans to sorting out the transport to and from the venue to the cuisine provided, organizing an event puts a lot of strain on you. It can create a lot of pressure for you to do well, particularly if you are hosting a business event for industry partners or esteemed guests. Likewise the pressure is also’ if you have been assigned the job of finding a venue for the school dance or school prom. Whether you were tasked to organize this event on your own or you lead a planning committee, the decision to hold the
The holiday season is in full swing. You know what that means! It’s time to start preparing for your corporate celebrations and personal parties. The hardest part of the planning process is determining the location. This year we’ve made it easy for you. Whether you’re planning a fancy event or small event, here are five locations in ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria you have to check out. DeHall Event Place Dehall events place is a unique venue situated at an easily mid point in the beautiful surrounding of Ikeja. With its three (3) main purposely built banqueting halls, it has the space