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Function Venues: Know How

Branding

12th June 2017

How to have your chosen customers fall in love with your venue, with tips from Isabel Smith Every business needs a brand, whether you own a bicycle shop, a global multinational or a wedding venue. […]

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The Oak Grove

12th June 2017

A Kentish venue making use of land previously ignored for 15 years Sam and Paul Holland have created an ‘asset’ business on the edge of the River Medway, providing the structure, electricity, toilets and furniture […]

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Know Your Structure

20th April 2017

A rundown of temporary demountable structures for outdoor functions from MUTA, the UK’s only trade association dedicated to marquees, tents and structures Traditional Marquee Traditional marquees go under a number of names – pole tents, […]

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Greenery Trend Alert

20th April 2017

A heads up to savvy venues – be aware of Pantone’s colour of 2017, says Kelly Chandler Wedding trends change constantly and the most successful and endlessly popular venues keep up to date with trends […]

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Function Venues: Know How

Start-Up Venue Marketing

20th April 2017

Realistic marketing costs for start–up wedding venues with Isabel Smith When consulting with start-ups, I often get asked about marketing costs and how much should be invested in the various marketing activities. The truth is, […]

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Heart of England

20th April 2017

This 160-acre estate in Warwickshire offer a spectacular array of event options with a twist for corporate and private clients Shaped by the impressive vision of owner and managing director Stephen Hammon, the Heart of […]

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Bars and Catering Advice

30th March 2017

Function venue suppliers offer solutions for wining and dining guests Victoria Gough, director Food Genie 01386 834693 www.food-genie.co.uk How can your service benefit function venue owners? We offer a broad range of catering, but predominantly […]

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The Trend for Celebrants

30th March 2017

Kelly Chandler reveals the increasing demand for non-traditional wedding ceremonies and how venues can cater for them Trends come and go, and the latest product or offering isn’t always something you can or would want […]

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Added Extras

29th March 2017

Isabel Smith highlights opportunities to increase profit from rural wedding events So, you’ve got your rural venue up and running and your site is starting to pay its way. Great news! But now it’s time […]

Function Venues: Case Studies

Trevenna

29th March 2017

You are only as good as your last wedding says the owner of Cornish venue, Trevenna Former city lawyer Jonathan Rowe has realised the potential of his family farm, turning a series of out buildings […]