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It goes without saying that a wonderful venue plays an important factor in contributing to the success of a wedding reception. However, in order to guarantee a successful wedding reception, there are other factors that require attention too. If you are looking for tips to help throw the best wedding reception of all time, you have come to the right place! Here are some tips to help make your life as a wedding planner much easier!
Tip 1: Must hire the services of a live band
The services provided by a live band are instrumental to the success of a wedding reception. The band members can interact with the guests and help them feel involved in the proceedings. A romantic setting begs for the performance of a live band. If you want classical romantic pieces to be heard throughout the wedding hall, you will need to hire a harpist, solo pianist or a string ensemble. Is there anything better than hearing an instrumental rendition of your favorite tune or melody while you walk down the aisle? The Black Tie Group in Brisbane are well capable of providing a romantic setting to your wedding reception as they have a plethora of musical entertainment options.
Tip 2: Give the guests time to themselves
If the wedding venue is located out of town and if it is a destination wedding that you have planned, it is also necessary to give the guests time to themselves. It can get tiring for the guests to partake in back to back activities after a long trip to the venue.
Tip 3: Surprise the guests
Who doesn’t like surprises? It is a good idea to have a wonderful surprise at the wedding reception. You could hire the services of singers and dancers to disguise themselves as the staff and waiters only to have them perform during dinner. Or, you could simply have the groom and bride perform a dance routine they’ve been practicing discreetly for a long time. If there is a surprise in the wedding reception, it will make the occasion more memorable and have the guests talking about the wedding for a long period of time post event.
Tip 4: Make sure that the toasts are short and sweet
For as long as we live, quality will always trump quantity. Hence, you must make sure that the toasts are short and sweet. Long speeches and monologues can really suck the life out of a party. In addition to making sure that the toasts are short, you must also keep the number of toasts to a minimum. While it is best for toasts to be short, they should also be meaningful.
Tip 5: Accommodate song requests
Of course, it is necessary for the guests to enjoy themselves. And, in order to get the guests invested and involved, you must accommodate song requests from your guests. The DJ or live band should play songs that are requested. And, if the DJ names the person who has requested for that specific song, the person will undoubtedly put on his dancing shoes and report to the dance floor. Other guests will also be tempted to follow the enthusiastic person’s footsteps and dance the night away as well.