First step, so critical, understanding your requirements and objectives. What this special event means to you. What you want it to accomplish, if it's a business affair. What would most charm the guests, or honorees, or bride and groom, or hosts, if it's a social occasion. Consultation and pre-planning, so your festivity reflects an appropriate style, mood and sensibility, are vital to its enjoyment by your guests.

Scroll down to review a simple check list and some useful information to help you think of everything as you go.

EVENT DATE:
EVENT TIME:
EVENT ATTIRE:
  • White tie
  • Black tie
  • Cocktail
  • Business
  • Casual
  • Costume
EVENT LOCATION:
ESTIMATED NUMBER OF GUESTS:
BEVERAGE SERVICE:
  • Full open bar
  • Wine and Beer
  • Champagne
  • Cordials and Liqueurs
  • Specialty Drinks
  • Non-alcoholic

TYPE OF EVENT:

  • Seated and Served: Breakfast/Brunch/Luncheon/Dinner

    (Guests are seated at tables and food is served to them by staff.)

  • Buffet: Breakfast/Brunch/Luncheon/Dinner

    (Guests get their food from a buffet table and can be seated
    at tables, use available seating, or even stand to eat casually.)

  • Reception

    There are three basic types of receptions:

    1. All hors d'oeuvre passed by food butlers
    2. All food is displayed on tables
    3. Food is a combination of both of the above

STATIONERY:
  • Invitations
  • Programs
  • Table Assignment Sets
  • Place cards
  • Menu cards
FLOWERS
DECORATIONS
ENTERTAINMENT
VALET STAFF

UNIFORMED OFFICERS


Which brings you to a most important question:

WHAT IS YOUR BUDGET?

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