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Alexandria, VA
United States

7033140404

The Menu

 

 


List of Services we offer (if you don't see a service you're looking for, ask us and we will find you a reliable and professional vendor):

  • MANAGEMENT
  • LOGISTICS
  • COORDINATION
  • LIGHTING
  • AUDIO
  • STAGING/DRAPING 
  • DECOR/FURNITURE 
  • FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS 
  • DESIGN
  • RENTALS 
  • BUDGET PLANNING
  • CORPORATE CATERING
  • PRIVATE CATERING
  • FNE-DINING CATERING
  • CULINARY CLASSES
  • WINERY TOURS
  • PERSONAL CHEFS
  • VENUE SELECTION
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • HAIR & MAKEUP
  • & MORE
 

Suggested Guideline/Tips to follow when planning any event:

1.Develop Event Goal and Objectives (e.g., why are you organizing this event and what do you hope to achieve?)

  • We are here to oversee all the budget items for the client to make sure they stay on task during the planning process. We will utilize our personal relationships with top vendors in the area to obtain the best pricing and quality service. The goal is to create an amazing event regardless of budgetary constraints.

2.Set a date.

The date might already be pre-set for a reoccurring event, however if this is a new event ensure you consider the following before firming up the date:

Give yourself enough time! Ideally, you should have 4-6 months to plan (depending on the nature of your event)

Be aware of statutory and religious holidays

Avoid school holiday time periods (e.g., winter, spring and summer holidays)

Check dates with key participants – e.g., speakers, presenters, VIP guests, etc.

3. Organize Team

  • Any event takes a concerted team effort to handle all of the details, wether you hire us or gather your family to to assist, you must ensure you have the right team for your event.

4. Establish a Budget (iCater.menu Budget & Logistics Specialist will utilize our personal relationships with top vendors in the area to obtain the best pricing and quality service. The goal is to create an amazing event regardless of budgetary constraints.)

Establish your budget and determine the most valued aspects and items you will not compromise on and establish the percentages you will be spending on eat aspect of the event. (i.e Decor, lighting, food and beverage, venue). Your budget should incorporate estimates for all of the key items. Don’t forget to include any travel or accommodation costs for speakers, presenters, or other staffing, etc.

5.Create your Custom Design

Decor

Theme

Color Scheme

6.Invitations or Develop a Publicity Plan (if necessary)

Send your guest invitations at least three months in advanced.

7. Food and Beverage (Catering made simple with iCater.menu)

8. Arrange Logistics

Set UP : Rental or Tent/ Other Construction

Food Prep and Delivery

Clean UP and Deconstruction and Returns