Did you know that over 40,000 New Zealand residents got married in 2014? Or that there were 51 civil unions? Whether you are getting married, celebrating a special event or reaching an important milestone in your life, choosing the right venue in Auckland is imperative. Before you book a venue, there are a few things you need to know about finding the perfect location. Here are four of the best tips to help you with your search for the perfect party venue in Auckland.
1. Plan ahead
The best party venues can be booked weeks – and sometimes months in advance – so it’s always best to plan ahead. When you’ve decided on a date for your event, shop around and find venues in your local area that will impress your guests and give them a day they will remember for a long time. There are a number of venues you can choose from depending on the nature of your event.
It’s always a good idea to have a rough idea about how many guests are attending your function so you choose the right-sized venue. Once you have found a couple of venues that you are interested in, contact them directly for a full quote and find out if there are any hidden charges or extra costs.
2. Stick to your budget
Come up with a budget for your event and try to stick to it as closely as you can. Remember – the more you spend on a venue, the less you will have in your budget for food and entertainment. If you are more flexible with your dates, then you might get a venue at a cheaper price during the week or in the day time. If a venue already has seating available that you can use this will also save you money.
3. Keep your guests happy
Enlisting the services of a live band or entertainer can make your event something to remember. Yet one thing that people always remember at any event is the food. If you use a catering company that provides high-quality food, you will save a lot of time and hassle, which may directly result in money saved. Instead of taking responsibility for preparing food and then transporting it to the venue yourself, event catering in Auckland will be able to prepare hot and cold food for the big day.
4. Location, location, location
The location of your event is really important, especially if you are expecting guests to come from outside Auckland. Choosing a venue close to public transport routes can increase attendance, as can choosing somewhere close to the airport if guests are arriving from overseas. Advertise your event well in advance, and put directions and a map on your invitations to tell people about where your function is being held.
Looking for party catering in Auckland? Let’s Eat Catering is the ideal choice for your wedding, corporate event or birthday, and they have a wide range of menus to choose from. Take the stress out of party planning with good Auckland conference catering that all your guest will enjoy. For more information or to arrange catering for your event, just contact Let’s Eat Catering Auckland at www.letseat.co.nz