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Unconventional Function Venue Ideas You’ll Want to Steal Right Away

Choosing a venue is one of the most important decisions you will make for your event. It has become more complicated in recent years, as tighter budgets and diverse preferences make it that little bit harder to settle on a function venue that everyone is happy with. Your event isn’t just a place for people to sit around for a few hours while someone talks on stage.

Whether it’s a year-end function, product launch, birthday party or business conference, the venue is a major part of the experience for every attendee. Unfortunately, a limited pool of venues often contribute to the overall “sameness” of events, which erodes at the excitement of attending these functions. What would happen if you broke the mould and knew how to design and host a fresh, unconventional event?

Take Attendees on A Journey

Forgo the tried-and-tested options, and be different from the rest. There is no reason for you to follow the same established and standardised ideas of an event. Working in partnership with your function venue and the catering team, you can provide attendees with new experiences as they enjoy the evening.

Attendees want something different. They want memorable meetings in unique spaces. Granted, you are limited as to what you can do, depending on the flexibility of your venue, but when you decide on a forward-thinking and fun-loving venue like ours, you can rest assured that you’ll have all the support needed to pull off an innovative, exciting and world-class event for your attendees.

Focus on improving your audience’s experience. Is it a structured session, complete with media and presenters? Are you hosting an open, flowing network opportunity? Or is it a social event complete with catering and beverages? It’s okay if it’s a combination of all the above. Let’s take a look at some unconventional ideas that can take your event from the ordinary to the unexpected.

4 Rules of Unconventional Events

You can make the most out of your venue by following these four rules:

  1. Find a location that is effective at meeting your objectives.
Monument Function Centre is centrally located in Pretoria and surrounded by celebrated hotels and guesthouses.  
  1. Define the space, so your attendees understand where they are.
Our event co-ordinators work in close tandem with you to breathe life into your vision and transform the venue.  
  1. Fill the venue with décor and accessories that relate to the location and theme of the event.
We’re flexible and always willing to go the extra mile to help our clients enjoy the most benefit from our popular function venue.  
  1. Give attendees things to see, do, hear and learn in unexpected ways.
The only limit is what you impose on yourself. Why not go all out and make it a truly memorable event?

Book Your Next Event at Monument Function Centre

We are one of the most popular and flexible function venues in Pretoria, hosting thousands of delegates at our venue each year. One of the many reasons behind our popularity is the fact that we cater for everything from wedding receptions and corporate functions, to birthday parties. Our function venue comes complete with our own catering, which means that you don’t need to worry about keeping your guests fed and satisfied throughout the event.

We work hard to provide you with a one-stop solution for all your venue needs. The Monument Restaurant is nestled in the foothills of the Voortrekker Monument, just inside the stunning nature reserve. It incorporates the peace and tranquillity of its surroundings to produce a truly unique dining experience for all of our guests.

If you are in search of your next function venue that goes the extra mile to make your event memorable for all the right reasons, you have found it. To learn more about our different function venues, and to book your next event well in advance in order to avoid disappointment, contact us today. We look forward to helping you bring your vision to life, and make it the beautiful and successful event that you have envisioned. Our team is just as vested in its success as you are.
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