Category: Tips and Resources

  • 8 Easy Ways to Generate More Leads with Email

    Email marketing can be a great way for restaurants to drum up repeat business. Sending out emails to diners about private dining events, or banquets held at a hotel for VIPs, can be a wonderful way to generate leads and conversion. Everyone seems obsessed with all the latest apps, but email marketing is often overlooked. […]

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  • Entice Group Business with a Holiday Package

    I recently read a great article from Sherry Cimmings and I thought I re-post it for everyone to learn from. Sherry Cummins has over twenty years experience in the meetings and events industry. She is currently president of Meeting Professionals International Michigan and has earned the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and Certification In Meeting Management […]

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  • Tips on Getting Found By Event Planners For Your Event Venue

    Your listing on the Tripleseat site  is your opportunity to shine to prospective event planners.  To make the most out of your Tripleseat private room and venue listing make sure you have the following: Photos You can add unlimited photos to your listing.  Select photos that are clear and make you look awesome. Make sure […]

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  • Tips for Increasing Your Average Event Price

    In the restaurant and dining event industry, the client is king. There are usually two ways to increase your profits—attract more clients, or better-paying clients. Since having more clients and charging less for your services means a lot more work, the ideal situation is to land clients who will pay more for what you deliver. […]

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  • 5 Tips for Picking the Perfect Venue for Any Party

      Finding the perfect venue for any party isn’t rocket science. In fact, it’s all about: Location Location Location The style, quality, and atmosphere of the party venue can mean the difference between having a fabulous bash or a mundane gathering. The location of the party can be considered akin to the party’s guest of […]

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  • 3 Ways To Market Your Event Space To Human Resource Professionals

      An important key to marketing private events effectively is to get your message in front of decision-makers. In many organizations, the person that you really need to make contact with is the individual in charge of human resource management. That’s because HR professionals are typically involved in scheduling and organizing company meetings, training sessions, […]

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  • Start-Ups Can Increase Restaurants' Private Dining Business

    Here is some out of the box (sorry for the cliche) thinking. Why not make your private dining rooms available to start-ups in your area during slow times (typically Sunday/Monday)? Start-ups are booming right now, especially web based start-ups like us. Most of these companies are meeting outside of the office (because they don’t have […]

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  • Generate Banquet and Private Dining Leads

    A banquet or private dining sales manager for a restaurant is tough. You are expected to generate event revenue but you are provided with little in the ways of tools to generate leads and bookings. Most event managers find themselves in the “catcher” position, waiting for leads to be pitch to you from phone calls […]

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  • Increase New Event Sales Up To 50%

    The private dining and catering business in the last two years has evolved into a critical component of a restaurants revenue mix. The private dining business represents, on average, close to 30% of the overall revenue and is much more profitable then ala carte dining. Gone are the days of restaurateurs looking at the event […]

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