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Locating the right venue for your event is essential for the success of your meeting. Ascertain your meeting event needs e.g. display space, Audio Visuals, food & refreshment service etc. can take up quite a bit of room and planning ahead will take the pressure off.

Your attendees comfort is essential and a cramped meeting room can be counter productive.
If you're using audio visual equipment, have your AV provider meet you at the venue for a walk through, this will eleviate the possibilty of problems during your meeting and you will have an ally in your AV Service to work through issues.

A meeting room's location within a hotel or conference center is vital. Convenient location to Restrooms, Business Centers and other locations can save substantial time. Many hospitality centers are very large buildings and time can be wasted as attendees travel from far away restrooms and other facilities.

Hotel service response is another important aspect of your meeting's success. are the venue services timely ? Are they helpful and engaging ?
Doing some homework and formulating important questions beforehand will equip you for a memorable outcome and enjoyable meeting for your conference attendees.


Wayne Bissinger, McDuke Media www.mcduke.com
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mcduk1765672
mcduk1765672
Posts: 2

5 days ago
Topic:
When choosing a meeting venue
Hello,
We are corporate meeting Audio Visual event professionals, we go far beyond simply renting AV equipment.
Many clients rely on our expertise to assist them in choosing a venue that fits their needs and we often scout a location to ascertain if a venue meets their specific needs.
By doing so, we avoid the small elements of a location that can quickly become very large problems at showtime. Take for instance a venue's ballroom with a beautiful view out its wonderful wall of glass and think of the meeting planner whose company has a Powerpoint presentation and didn't consider the venue's lack of curtains and the sunlight streaming into the ballroom... a potential tragic occurrence !
We were able to remedy the issue with portable draping for the client and in her meeting's successful outcome.
When choosing your meeting venue, consider the seemingly small elements (power availability, ceiling heights or chandelier (s) locations).
Or call McDuke Media, we are happy to assist you and a simple telephone call may just save your meeting from ruin

Wayne Bissinger
McDuke Media
Highland Mills, NY

845-774-9516
www.mcduke.com

Guest

7 days ago
Topic:
beach wedding in a shoestring budget
Just need someone to marry us on the beach. No decorations, no chairs (only about 10 guest), no hoopla. I am not local to the area, everything I am finding is a complete wedding package for several hundred dollars. Just need the officiant. Any ideas?
Need space in North raleigh,NC bringing on food.

They have to have tables and chair.
rashe1645686
rashe1645686
Posts: 2

7 days ago
Topic:
Sweet sixteen
I know a planner in Fort Lauderdale that could help you find a perfect venue. She travels. Dionlynn Special Events is the name of her business. Let her know Rasheeda of RRI Pictures 1 referred you.
I need a place for my daughter 13th birthday about 100 people


Have you considered an event planner? They normally have connections with venues.
We have filmed many wedding videos and photos at the Butterfly conservatory. They have a rooftop area perfect for smaller gatherings. Or the gazebo above the Hard rock cafe of course is good too.
Feel free to get in touch with us if you need assistance with any video/photo requests.

Cheers smile


Alex
Director of Cinematography / Post Production Editor
www.i-video.ca

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B-DAY PARTY FOR 2 ONE GIRL WILL BE 9 AND HER BROTHER WILL BE TURNING 13.
nhyso1761424
nhyso1761424
Posts: 1

10 days ago
Topic:
All in one Country wedding
I am planning a wedding and possibly a family reunion at the same time in August 2017. If you could please send me some more details as this would be perfect as we could bring some RV's out, especially for those family members that I am hoping to have from Nova Scotia.

nhyson04@gmail.com
rkemp1008793
rkemp1008793
Posts: 1

10 days ago
Topic:
WEDDINGS ON A TIGHT BUDGET
Intimately Yours Weddings is a small (100 guests or less) wedding planning service for couples on a very tight budget. For one low price, I provide everything needed to stage a beautiful and personable wedding, including backdrops, chairs & covers, florals, ceremony accessories, invitations, wedding attire, reception decor and accessories, and even a cake. Price ranges from $299 for wedding only to $599 for complete wedding and reception, including day-of coordinating as well as set up and break down. Payment plans available. Don't settle for a ho-hum ceremony in a sterile courthouse - let me make your special day one to remember!
azara1760962
azara1760962
Posts: 1

10 days ago
Topic:
LOOKING For a Ballroom Or Venue
Hi, I am looking for a wedding venue that allows outside catering and decorators that also hold's up to 120 guest or less.
Anyone know a venue that can hold 100+ that doesn't mind a professional wrestling event? Its a fundraiser.

We have an up to date NY Athletic Commission License. Maybe a Warehouse?
its no more then 50 people with some light refreshments or formal dinner. would like it to be an all black affair.
kendr1758294
kendr1758294
Posts: 1

12 days ago
Topic:
Baby Shower venue
looking for a venue for 100 guest under $1000
5/21/16
8-12pm
713 859-1879
kendrawhite14@yahoo.com

Guest

12 days ago
Topic:
Wedding in Mason, TN
Looking for a barn to have a wedding at. Any suggestions?

Guest

12 days ago
Topic:
Family reunion
I need a place to host a cookout for a family reunion.It needs to be close to crabtree valley mall. I also need an indoor area in case it is too hot or raining? Any ideas?
skell1756333
skell1756333
Posts: 1

13 days ago
Topic:
bridal shower
Looking for a place to have a bridal shower we need a decent space, able to bring own food and play music
gfulk1755878
gfulk1755878
Posts: 1

13 days ago
Topic:
Looking for event space
The event will be from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Set-up will occur in the morning prior to the opening of the event at 10:00 am. I am estimating that a minimum of 2000 to a maximum of 3000 square feet of space will be fine. We will place exhibitor tables against the perimeter of the space (the displays will be table-top in nature). The exhibitors will have products that are all related to virtual and augmented reality, especially as it all relates to social media and the ways in which we all are connected (more and more) and how everything we do is tracked and monitored in some way by the new “gadgets” that are becoming part of our everyday lives.


There is a possibility that if one of the exhibitors would like to sponsor a Lunch & Learn, then we will also need space for that event. This would entail a small stage area with projector and screen, tables and chairs and we can make the menu as simple as boxed lunches so that those who wish to attend and participate simply grab their box lunch and take a seat. And then at the conclusion of the event, if one of the exhibiting companies would like to sponsor a reception, we can have beer & wine for an hour (5:00 - 6:00 pm).


In terms of attendance, we are estimating 200 people on a flow basis. The entire group will not be present all day, there will be people coming and going, visiting with exhibitors, taking part in demos of the products, or attending the Lunch & Learn.
murra1755557
murra1755557
Posts: 1

13 days ago
Topic:
SWEET 16
Where is a good place to throw a sweet 16 party? Looking for vintage, barn, outdoor/indoor venue!
Sharing the one word evaluations written by recent program attendees at a high school in Rhode Island (along with a few of our event photos).

Schedule a program to learn while having fun!!!



Ron
Ronald G. Shapiro, PhD
Education by Entertainment

Guest

13 days ago
Topic:
Looking for afforable venue
Anyone know where I can hold a speed dating event ??
Hello,

I am looking for a venue for Tim McGraw to do a private concert for 31 people for a 55th birthday next year. Is there one here in Greeley CO?.

Deborah
Does anyone know of a reasonably priced venue for a graduation/going away party? I should be expecting around 100 or so people so the venue does not have to be too large. I also want to be able to bring my own food (so no hotel restrictions). Thank you in advance!
I need a place for my daughter 13th birthday about 100 people
Please help me find a venue for my 5yr old's birthday party in Alpharetta, GA. With Princesses and DJ.
I am in need of a venue in Minneapolis that can lodge around 13 people for a bachelorette party. I would like to stay away from getting 4 separate hotel rooms but rather, am looking for a place with larger rooms or a cabin of some sort for the weekend. I would love any suggestions as I'm not from the area!
DrRonShapiro
DrRonShapiro
Posts: 380

19 days ago
Topic:
Ice breaker game
Hi Melcg1741495,

Happy Birthday!!!

I'm going to suggest a version of networking bingo.

Everyone receives a bingo style card with attributes in each box. Examples might be:
  • I camped at the bottom of the Grand Canyon
  • I make gourmet meals at camp outs
  • My idea of camping is a night at the Hyatt
  • etc.
Ideally, you would set up the card so every attribute applies to someone at the party (and possibly only one person).

The idea is everyone asks everyone else to sign a box on their card which applies to the person signing.
Prize goes to people with the highest number of signatures.

If you would like more adventuresome activities do let me know.

Ron
Ronald G Shapiro, PhD
Education by Entertainment
sawan1746931
sawan1746931
Posts: 1

19 days ago
Topic:
Cheap Baby Shower venue
Hello, I'm looking for a cheap baby shower venue less than $500 where I can bring in my own food. Any suggestions?

Guest

19 days ago
Topic:
Bachelorette party (last minute!)
Have you thought of how much fun a murder mystery dinner or cocktail party would be? We have a lot of batcheloreet parties join us at our hysterically funny murder mystery parties. Here is some info:

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Everyone is invited to dress as flappers/gangsters for more fun!

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We'll take care of the room, meal, gratuity, venue, entertainment, cocktail server for just $69pp! And you have private use of the room for an hour before and/or after

We take photos of the fun for promo purposes. Let us know at time of booking if you do not want to appear in photos.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!

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Hi I'm looking for a venue in Scarborough need a TTC bus stop for a 21+ birthday party. I have about 120 to 150 guest and would prefer not to pay per person, so the venue must have a flat rental fee. I also was a bar to be present but do not require a bartender or the alcohol to be provided. Party is on a Saturday night so the venue must be open until at least 2am. If you know any places like this between $400 to $600 let me know.
melcg1741495
melcg1741495
Posts: 1

22 days ago
Topic:
Ice breaker game
I am planning my 60th b-day party. The theme is a camping, held in a backyard. The guests range from a few family members, current coworkers, past coworkers (different business), classmates from elementary - high school. About 50 attendees, I want something that will be different and involve a little mingling. Thank you for your suggestions.

Guest

22 days ago
Topic:
A Birthday Isn't A Birthday Without....
taking plenty of photos. A photo op - backdrop, designated area to capture pics of guests.
robin1729435
robin1729435
Posts: 1

23 days ago
Topic:
Wedding in Riverside Ca?
Have you considered Palm Springs or Palm Desert. In January the weather is perfect.
since1740791
since1740791
Posts: 1

23 days ago
Topic:
Warehouse Venue in NY
Need a very large empty venue to throw an afterparty for some artists. Please suggest any venues if you have any in mind. Thank you.
Phenix Banquet Center. Rent The Base Room for the special rate of $125/hour (minimum four hour rental) Covered patio. Bar to serve your drinks.
I am interested in renting the pool area for May 28, 2016
I can be reached via email at loveandreahe@yahoo.com
Thanks Andrea
graduation party. Does not need to be large-60-80 max

Guest

26 days ago
Topic:
Prom
Hello~
I am a new Prom sponsor and looking for a centrally located place for about 200 teens. Budget is limited.....any suggestions...it is for Pleasant Grove High School...
pamhe1516054
pamhe1516054
Posts: 2

27 days ago
Topic:
Spring Wedding Show
Happy Spring to all Engaged Brides and Fiance's
2016 Spring Wedding Show

This year we will have prizes, samples, and vendors to fit every budget!
Don't miss the Horse Carriage rides by Carriages by Karen!
http://www.thestonemill1792.com
http://www.facebook/thestonemill1792venue

Guest

28 days ago
Topic:
21st Birthday
I am in the same boat where did you end up going ? please let me know if you have a min baileysonjalynn@live.com thanks so much
ndish1731183
ndish1731183
Posts: 1

28 days ago
Topic:
Babyshower
Need to find a nice place to have a baby shower. Don't want to be rushed, and have a decent group. Please help!! I'm in albuquerque NMsmile
rasbe1729616
rasbe1729616
Posts: 1

April 1, 2016
Topic:
Reception on a budget,
I'm looking for some cheap venues in the Charlotte, NC area. I'll have catering and a decorator
Hello, my fiancee and I are planning to get married on Friday, July-15-2016. It will be a morning/afternoon wedding, 2-3hrs long.

We would like to have an outdoor wedding (with rustic theme-optional), and we really don't want it to be expensive. Budge is around $5,000 or less.

Can anyone help us find a decent inexpensive wedding venue?

Thank you and please ask if you have any question.
Looking for a small location about 20 tp 30 girls to celebrate a sweet 16
subha1725936
subha1725936
Posts: 1

March 30, 2016
Topic:
Looking for a party rental place
Hello,

I am looking to rent a place to do our Senior Reunion in Troy, Rochester, Sterling Hts or Farminton / Novi Areas. Is there any resonable priced ones (around $200 - $300)? We are expecting a crowd of 125 people.

Thank You.
Ram

Guest

March 29, 2016
Topic:
Birthday Party Venues
Does anybody know any good locations for my daughters 6th Birthday party. I want like a indoor area just in case its nasty outside with maybe a playground outside? I cant seem to find anything with pics. ideas??
DrRonShapiro
DrRonShapiro
Posts: 380

March 29, 2016
Topic:
Surprise 30th Birthday
Hi BSOSC1717490,
Your posting indicates you are looking for a location for a surprise birthday party in Rhode Island with a water view. I'm from Rhode Island and have several ideas which I will post here for you (please do feel free to follow up with me, DrRonShapiro1981@SigmaXi.Net, for more ideas):
  • You can't get more of a water view than having your party at a lighthouse on an island. Not sure how many people are coming, but you might consider an overnight (or an afternoon event) at the Rose Island lighthouse.
  • Don't quite want to go out to an island, consider having your event at Colt State Park. More economical than the lighthouse, and beautiful, too.
  • Want to be out on the water for just an hour or two? Consider having your party on one of the boats that leave from one of the wharfs in Newport.
  • Want a water view from a restaurant? Consider Finns or Blue in East Greenwich.
  • Having a big, elegant event? Consider renting the Towers in Narragansett.
  • Like Narragansett, but less elegant? There are several restaurants on the water.
  • Want a big banquet room in walking distance to the water? Let me know and I'll work with you on getting a theater and /or banquet room in Narragansett.
  • Want more of a beach restaurant? Try George's in Galilee.
Please do reach out to me if you would like any additional ideas. Also, you might find a few helpful ideas for organizing your event on my http://www.SuggestionsForBirthdays.com website.

Ron
Ronald G. Shapiro, PhD
Education by Entertainment
kathy873558
kathy873558
Posts: 2

March 28, 2016
Topic:
VENUE!
I am not sure if your wedding day has passed yet but if you are still looking for a venue, check out Rose Cottage Event Space in Kennesaw, GA
stepp1721284
stepp1721284
Posts: 1

March 27, 2016
Topic:
Sweet sixteen
l live in boynton beach, Florida and I'm looking for a pretty place to host my birthday party. It will only be for 3 hours max and it will start till 6:00 pm. Im on a budget so it should be no more than 1,500 dollars. Thank you