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Is Your Venue Modern or Dated?

Is Your Venue Modern or Dated?

Posted by Chris Erdos | April 11th, 2018 | No Comments

What your online photos say about your venue. The Wedding MBA organized a focus group of engaged wedding couples. Each couple viewed 85 venue websites which they then viewed for no more than 45 seconds. The nearlyweds then voted if the website photos were modern or dated. Couples were two Read More

Will Barn Wedding Venues Always Be In Style?

Will Barn Wedding Venues Always Be In Style?

Posted by Chris Erdos | December 5th, 2017 | No Comments

  One definition of a barn is “a large or unattractive building”.  This doesn’t have to be the case; combine historical architecture with modern updates to create a timeless style. Decor trends run in cycles.  Each year style gurus release new tile, fabric, light fixtures, and colors to be used Read More

Why Holidays Are So Stressful For Wedding Pros

Posted by Chris Erdos | November 28th, 2017 | No Comments

December is a slow month for weddings…Why are you so stressed? Professional Expectations – Corporate clients with Mona Lisa tastes, but Charlie Brown budgets (peanuts). Personal Expectations – If you are a caterer, you can’t bring store-bought cookies to the neighborhood cookie exchange.  Even friends judge you at a different level Read More

Fewer Marriages But More Venues

Fewer Marriages But More Venues

Posted by Chris Erdos | June 19th, 2017 | No Comments

Why It’s Hard To Book Receptions Marriage rates are at an all-time low.  Wedding venues are at an all-time high.  Why are there more venues? 1. Private homes, barns, restaurants, zoos, and museums have opened their doors to weddings.  This is a new concept. 2.  This generation of wedding couples Read More

Set Yourself Apart From The Crowd

Posted by Chris Erdos | January 9th, 2017 | No Comments

Open House Makeover  Brides and grooms are tired of your overplayed open houses.  Stand out when the experiences all feel the same. Read below for creative tips to infuse personality into your open house sales experience. Themed Open Houses These open house themes will boost your organic reach to potential Read More

The Dark Side Of Owning A Wedding Venue

The Dark Side Of Owning A Wedding Venue

Posted by admin | June 20th, 2016 | No Comments

By Shannon Underwood, Conference Director Wedding MBA You get blamed for everything. Other wedding pros think you are controlling. They don’t understand that any misstep will reflect on your venue. Twenty minutes before the first guest arrives, your venue’s preferred caterer unloads his truck and takes a shortcut through the Read More

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