What event planners look for in venues

Partnering with event planners in your area can open up an important channel for you to book more events at your venue. Markel put together a list of tips to keep you top-of-mind with event planners.

Hidden costs for events

As an event planner, you want to minimize any surprises when planning an event. We’ve put together a list of hidden costs to watch out for, so you can help your client stay within budget.

How to leverage videos in your social media and marketing strategy

Incorporating video into your marketing strategy can serve your business well. Here are some ideas on how to use video and the best platforms to post them to promote your venue.

How to start an event planning business

Congratulations! You’ve decided to take the leap into event planning. We’ve put together a list of tips for you to consider as you embark on your new endeavor.

What to do when COVID-19 ruins your wedding plans

Here are some recommended steps to consider if your wedding or social event has been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

What to include in your event contract

Clearly written contracts, with no surprises, will lead to more seamless events and avoid frustrations on both sides.

5 tips on negotiating contracts

To be a successful event planner, it is important to have the skills to negotiate a reasonable contract for your clients so they are satisfied.

Tips for creating videos for your venue

Creating videos that inform and entertain can help you draw in more business. Markel Event Insurance offers 5 tips to keep in mind when creating a video about your venue.

Tips for engaging brides and grooms on instagram

Instagram is the perfect social media platform to promote your business due to its focus on photos. Here are some tips on gaining more Instagram followers and engaging with them.

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