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What's the Venue Czar Up To...

Friday, December 16, 2016
Recently, Stephen Fried - Great Places’ very own Venue Czar @venueczar – visited two innovative venue offerings around the Big Apple and shared his thoughts.   Spring Studios Both...   read more

Hospitality Marketing - A Must Read Article by David Smith

Monday, October 03, 2016
Check out this incredibly insightful article by David Smith, Vice President at Wolfgang Puck Catering, about developing tactics to effectively achieve marketing strategy.      read more

Great Places to Dine for NYC Summer Restaurant Week

Friday, July 29, 2016
With New York City Summer Restaurant Week upon upon us, you may be wondering where to begin with this year's diverse list of over 400 restaurants. We've made it easy by sharing a few of favorite resta...   read more

Summer is here and there's nothing more dramatic than an event on the water ­with amazing NYC skyline views

Friday, June 24, 2016
With summer kicking off there is nothing more dramatic than hosting an event on  the water — leaving a lasting impression on your guests. Enjoy creative dining options, cocktails and entert...   read more

Great Rooftops for Your Next Event​

Friday, June 03, 2016
Spring is FINALLY here and event planners are looking to New York City's best rooftops for inspiration to plan a stunning event. With amazing city views and extensive food and drink options, each venu...   read more

Spotlight on Creative Catering, Part 2

Thursday, May 05, 2016
Few details are as important to an event as the quality, appearance and presentation of the food. When choosing a caterer be sure to look at their ability to handle similar types of events, their will...   read more

Event Trends Shaping 2016... Crafting a Story + Disruptive Meeting Trends

Friday, April 15, 2016
As the event industry continues to move at such fast pace, event and meeting planners are constantly looking at new and unique ways to make their events fresh, engaging and impactful. Wi...   read more

Event Trends Shaping 2016... Keeping it Healthy + The Rise of the App

Thursday, April 14, 2016
As the event industry continues to move at such fast pace, event and meeting planners are constantly looking at new and unique ways to make their events fresh, engaging and impactful. Wi...   read more

Event Trends Shaping 2016... Experiences are In + Going Green

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
As the event industry continues to move at such fast pace, event and meeting planners are constantly looking at new and unique ways to make their events fresh, engaging and impactful. With...   read more

Spotlight on Creative Catering: Part 1

Friday, April 08, 2016
ABIGAIL KIRSCH OFF-PREMISES CATERING With a passion for crafting innovative cuisine, this trusted New York City caterer and event planner has been creating one-of-a-kind events for decades. The cui...   read more
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