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To our customers impacted by the recent wildfires:

We hope you and your family are safe. If you have been affected by one of the recent wildfires and need to make an insurance claim, please call 1-800-362-7535 or click here to file your claim online.

Event Insurance policies exclude losses due to events that are known to be likely to cause damage or cancellation of your event.  Policies purchased at this time will not be covered for losses resulting from known events; including the California wildfires.

Event directories to list your venue

Listing your venue on online event directories will help you gain exposure and can lead to more business. To help get you started, we’ve listed some website event directories where potential clients and event planners can easily find you.
6 event directories to to list your venue 

  1. UniqueVenues.com

    According to the Unique Venues website, they are the largest event directory in North America and rank #1 on Google.  Their website helps venues with limited marketing funds get their name out there by promoting the venue to their network of 50,000+ meeting and event planners. Membership packages start at $595.  For a complete list of membership packages available, please visit https://www.uniquevenues.com/youbelong. 

  2. Eventopedia.com
    Eventopedia helps event venues, hotels and suppliers promote their brands across the web and social media. Eventopedia is designed to help the event planner find the most appropriate venues and supplier partners for their events. You can list your business for free and it also offers the option to pay for promotional packages.
  3. VenueCenter.com
    VenueCenter is an online tool that helps people find the perfect venue to meet their needs. Their comprehensive online database provides an assortment of venue types all across the United States with pictures and amenities and features for each venue clearly displayed. Listings start as low as $49.99.
  4. EventUp.com
    EventUp connects event planners with out-of-the-ordinary event sites. You can showcase your venue to a national audience to reach potential clients looking for space to hold a variety of social events.
  5. PeerSpace.com
    Peerspace connects you with professionals in major metropolitan US cities, looking to use spaces in a memorable way, such as for photo shoots, product launches and offsite meetings. To see if your location is available on Peerspace, please visit https://www.peerspace.com/venues/locations.
  6. Eventective.com
    This website is a comprehensive resource for event planning. It lists more than 300,000 venues and services for weddings in both the US and Canada. This is also a free directory with the option to pay additional fees to participate in certain programs the website offers.

We hope these online directories help you attract more clients to your venue.  After you gain your clients, make sure they are protected with event insurance.

Markel offers event liability insurance to hosts and honorees, protecting from incidents such as property damage to the venue or injury to a guest. Up to $2 million in event liability insurance can be purchased by your client from Markel any time at least 1 day before the event. Policies start as low as $75

By offering Markel Event Insurance, it will not only protect your clients, but it can also protect you by potentially decreasing your own business liability risk for accidents due to negligence of the event host or honoree. Markel Event Insurance is an easy and affordable solution for your clients – a free event insurance quote takes only a few minutes online or on the phone – that will help protect your clients (and you).

Have a website? You can receive a $25 gift card simply by placing a Markel Event Insurance link on your website.  Email maicmarketing@markelcorp.com to learn more!

Free client materials. If you don’t have a website, Markel can also provide you with free brochures to help raise your clients’ awareness of the benefits of event liability insurance.  Click below to request your brochures today.

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The information provided in this article is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be considered as all encompassing, or suitable for all situations, conditions, and environments. Please contact us or your attorney if you have any questions.

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