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 11 Essentials to Differentiate Your Hotel Marketing from the Competition

  With new hotels constantly opening, plus the growth of websites like Airbnb, VRBO, and HomeAway, it’s incredibly challenging for hotels – especially boutique hotels – to stand out in their marketing against the competition. It’s no longer enough to be listed on travel sites. Hotels need to be creative with their marketing to stand out. So what can a hotel marketer do to make sure people find your hotel, and get so excited they can’t wait to book? Let... Continue reading »

Choosing Between This Season’s Linen Trends Based on Type Of Event

    With the days getting longer and flowers in full bloom, we are collectively ready to put away the deep, moody colors of winter and unveil the light and airy energy of spring and summer décor. This spring and upcoming summer season, we’re seeing a number of linen trends on the rise, with unique colors and patterns perfect for all types of events. In particular, florals are a big look this spring and summer, especially paired with mixed meta... Continue reading »

How CPS Events at The Plaza Hotel Uses AllSeated

As the behind the scenes maestro for all social, corporate and non-profit events for The Plaza Hotel in New York City, the CPS Events team depends on a turn-key floorplan platform to ensure each event is up to the iconic venue’s standards. We spoke with the CPS Events team to get a look behind the scenes at how they use AllSeated to deliver outstanding one-of-a-kind events in the iconic Grand Ballroom, Terrace Room and meeting spaces of the landmark hotel on F... Continue reading »

What Venues Need to Succeed: 5 Research-Backed Insights

After another strong year in 2018 for meetings and events, many predictions show the upward trends continuing this year: The Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) 2019 Meetings & Trends Report predicts a robust 5 to 10 percent growth in demand The CWT/Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) 2019 Global Travel Forecast suggests the growth of 2.8% in GDP in 2019 To get to the heart of how venues can continue to capitalize on these positive trends, we dug in... Continue reading »

AllSeated New Features

We are excited to announce two new AllSeated features to assist you with creating floorplans! Groups: It's now possible to create custom groupings by placing items in the floorplan and then treating them as a group. To create groups within a floorplan, place objects in the desired location in the floorplan, select the objects, and then click "Group". The group can then be added to your menu which eliminates the need to recreate the group layout every time y... Continue reading »

 12 Ideas to Invoke the Senses at Events

  From snaps and ‘grams to tweets and posts, you’ve likely seen the buzz from this year’s Coachella Music & Arts Festival – from the nostalgic *NSYNC reunion (sans Justin Timberlake) performing with Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish’s Coachella debut and of course, numerous surprise celebrity appearances. However, festival vibes weren’t always positive. Many performers battled audio issues – including Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj during their Sunday night... Continue reading »

Spring Special Guest Webinars: Planning Trends & Event Design

We are very excited about two of our upcoming special guest webinars! Both webinars provide attendees with industry expert advice on the topics of planning trends and event design. Coming up on May 7 at 12:00 PM EST, join Kristin Banta as she answers your event planning and design questions! Kristin will be covering cover topics related to the planning and design process and can't wait to field your questions! Feel free to email Emily@allseated.com with you... Continue reading »

Trending in 2019: Inspiration for Event Design from around the Globe

With decades of experience in the event industry working with clients throughout the USA and internationally, Susie Perelman curates new linen collections for her clients each year. Always in touch with the pulse of global trends, Susie brings a wealth of information, creativity and design insights to our industry. She is a keynote speaker at national conferences including The Special Event Show each year. Join her for this webinar as she breaks down trends that are... Continue reading »

Seating Chart Display Trends & Ideas For Clients

  Once the event seating chart is created, it becomes time to consider how it's displayed. We’re no stranger to the seating chart setup, but I think we can all agree that we’ve witnessed a creative transformation in how these displays have been presented in recent years, as opposed to the traditional place-cards that used to be the norm. These industry pros share their unique ideas for you to incorporate into guest seating for your next client wedding! ... Continue reading »

7 Event Security Measures and How to Empower Your Event Team

  In an era of global natural disasters, political unrest and other alarming headlines, many event professionals are left wondering how to best prepare for the unknown. Your event team can play one of the biggest roles in event security – if they’re prepared. To get up to speed on event security best practices and how to empower your event team to maintain safe and secure events, AllSeated welcomed Dahlia El Gazzar, founder of DAHLIA+ and tech evangeli... Continue reading »

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