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5 Things to Consider When Booking a Banquet Hall September 28, 2016

5 Things to Consider When Booking a Banquet Hall, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

Renting a banquet hall is usually a call for celebration. Perhaps you’re planning a wedding, business function, or social event with family and friends? Whatever the occasion, you’ll want everything to go smoothly so everyone has a great time.

The Hotel Mead & Conference Center, the only full-service hotel in the Wisconsin Rapids area, understands a thing or two about organizing a celebratory occasion. If you’re considering booking a banquet hall, they offer a few things to consider beforehand.

5 Things To Think About Before Renting A Banquet Hall

1. Capacity

Determining the number of guests you’ll have is one of the most important considerations to make. Can the banquet hall you’re considering comfortably handle everyone attending? A crowded hall with little elbow room will certainly diminish everyone’s enjoyment. On the other hand, too much space will preclude intimacy. If in doubt, err on the side of too much space since it’s easier to arrange a big hall to accommodate a small group than the other way around. With two large ballrooms and a total of 17,000 sq. ft. of conference space, Hotel Mead is a great destination for all of your needs.

2. Location, Location, Location

Is your banquet hall in a convenient location? Getting to and from your chosen venue should not be a hassle. Also, is it located near local attractions — downtown shopping areas, golf clubs, or other places of interest — your guests may want to visit? Hotel Mead has you covered. With 150 guest rooms, you’ll feel right at home after a busy day.

3. Décor

banquetDoes the banquet hall’s décor match your expectations? Inviting guests to a dimly-lit, unappealing, or poorly maintained facility will hardly create the impression you want. It’s up to you how elegant a banquet hall needs to be, but at a minimum, it should be clean and well-organized.

4. Amenities

Think about the amenities your guests will anticipate. Do they expect valet parking, free Wi-Fi, or an open bar? By thinking ahead, you will ensure guests have a great time from start to finish.

5. Costs

No one wants to break the bank when booking a banquet hall. But settling for a budget venue is no bargain if it means poor ambiance, lousy food, and second-rate service. Striking a balance between what you want and what you’re willing to pay is crucial in selecting the ideal banquet hall.

The Hotel Mead & Conference Center is a luxury destination conveniently located in the Wisconsin Rapids area, and they handle everything from private event rentals to business conferences. To learn more, please call (715) 423-1500 or visit them online for more details. You can also find them on Facebook and Twitter.

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