Every event management company will always need to choose a location for their event. And depending on what kind of event that is, it is important to choose the right type and location. There many kinds of locations to choose from if you are working and based in the city. From hotels, to your local bars. Event agencies should always keep a list of locations under their belt so that they are able to accommodate any last minute request. Of course most event management companies will have their few favorites out of that list which they keep going back to. The reason for that can be the location, price and also the environment of the place.
Hotels can cater to many different events. This is because they have multiple locations which you can utilize for most events. Ballrooms tend to have very large space which can fit many people at the same time and is also fairly comfortable. Event management companies are also able to make use of the hotel’s catering services if needed. Aside from the ballroom location, there may also be a bar which can be utilize for smaller event with no more than 50 people at a time. This also depends on the size of the bar. Most 4 or 5 star hotels will have a pool, which also can be used as a location for an event. So as you can see, hotels are a great option when it comes to organizing an event and don’t be surprised when most events are hosted in hotels.
Some event management companies may also enjoy working with a more natural environment. But this all depends on what the client is looking for. Having an event outdoors is always an option, an example of this would be a concert. Where thousands of people are expected to turn out for the event. So a space that is not confined is preferable. This way, there will be a lot of space for people to roam about and explore especially when there are multiple concert stages and food stands. This is similar to how a carnival is set up. You are also able to set up large tents outdoors while being surrounded by nature. The disadvantage of having an event outdoors is dealing with the weather as it is unpredictable.
There are many convention or conference centers around in Singapore which event agencies use for corporate events. Although these convention centers may not come across as exciting for an event venue, but they do serve their purpose. It is mostly built to have the functionality and appearance of a business corporate setting. All year round these spaces do get utilize for bigger events such as motorshows, fairs, seminars, and many others which usually only happens once a year. So as you can see, if you are looking to have a large corporate event this is the place to look out for.
General Clubs and Bars
These location may not cater to all types of events but they serve a good niche of events. Event management companies often choose this locations for fun, free and easy kind of events where the purpose is to bring people together and have a good time. These locations are spread out across Singapore, so as a smaller country it is fairly easy to get around. This means that there are plenty clubs and bars to choose from when hosting an event. As an event management company, you should have a few premium clubs or bars which you are able to propose to the client as a wild card.
Aside from the short list above, there are plenty other location venues to choose from. The main thing is to understand the events goals and what the purpose of the event is and with that you will be able to choose the right venue. Although it can be a tedious process, it is at the same time exciting as you get to explore new locations and add it into your arsenal.