Archive for the ‘Venue’ Category

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 | 7 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


Posted by admin | November 11th, 2015 | No Comments

7 New Words to Excite the Bride by Shannon Underwood How is your wedding venue like a house?  Homes sell at a higher point when specific adjectives are used; venues that include detail in their descriptions can also demand a higher price point. Do the branding statements on your website Read More

If I Owned A Wedding Venue

Posted by admin | September 1st, 2015 | No Comments

By Shannon Underwood Find out why people chose Villa Siena as their wedding Venue 1. I would use testimonial videos like the one above. 2. I would pick a name that brides and grooms would feel proud to print on their wedding invitations.  The words manor, estate, chateau, country club and ranch evoke feelings Read More