Choosing A Reception Hall For An Awards Banquet: Three Things To Look For


Whether you are hosting an awards night for your local school's sports teams or you want to honor your top sales people of the year, you'll need to find the right reception venues for your events. Here are a few things to look for the ensure your event space has all of the amenities and service you need to host a great event. Audio/Visual Setup At the very least, you'll need to be sure there is a sound system that lets you use a microphone while announcing the names of winners.

7 August 2017

Bigger And Better: When Event Planning Just Becomes Too Much


The problem with annual celebrations is that the voluntary or selected event planners constantly feel as though they have to outdo last year's event in at least one way. It is a competition that never seems to end. If you find yourself on this year's planning committee, do not cave to the pressure and the stress. Sure, you want the party to be fantastic, but it should not mean that you have to have a nervous breakdown to get there.

23 May 2017

3 Ways To Get Good Sporting Event Tickets For Your Favorite Team


As a casual sports fan who is just starting to follow a specific team enthusiastically, you may not think you'll ever be able to get good seats to see them play in person. It might always seem like the games or sold out or that seats are only available in the "nosebleed" section. Luckily, using the suggestions below can get you in the arena or ball court much sooner than you suspect.

23 January 2017

Your Wedding Date -- 4 Tips For Choosing Just The Right Day


One of the first decisions you'll have to make when planning your wedding is to choose a date. Because so much will hinge on the date you pick, it's more important than many couples realize. So, how can you choose the right time for your wedding? Here are 4 ways to look at it. Price. If you're getting hitched on a budget, picking the right season or day can mean saving hundreds or even thousands of dollars.

2 December 2016

What To Expect At A Bat Mitzvah


A bat mitzvah is a traditional Jewish celebration of a young woman coming of age. Orthodox and Conservative Jews celebrate this occasion when a girl turns 12, while Reform Jews hold this event upon a girl's 13th birthday. If you have been invited to a bat mitzvah celebration but you are not of the Jewish faith, you may not know what to expect. Continue reading to learn more about the etiquette and customs of a bat mitzvah celebration:

10 October 2016

Thinking Of A Barn Wedding? Two Decorating Tips


If you counted the number of weddings or receptions you attended at a traditional reception hall, you would likely run out of fingers quickly. While there is nothing wrong with having an event in this space, it doesn't exactly scream unique. On the other hand, a barn wedding does just that. A beautifully finished and renovated barn space can serve as the perfect complement to your special union. If you're considering this type of space for your special day, here are a couple of things to keep in mind.

23 September 2016

Dining On A Dime -- 4 Tips For Throwing A Great Rehearsal Dinner On A Budget


If you have the responsibility of planning your friend or family member's rehearsal dinner, you may not know what is involved. But the good news is that you can have a great party that adds to the enjoyment of the wedding week and still doesn't break your budget. Here are a few handy tips to creating a chic, budget-friendly rehearsal dinner. Look for Alternative Venues. You can avoid spending a fortune on a fancy venue by looking at alternative locations.

20 September 2016