The Great Places Directory is the leading venue and service resource serving the event and meeting planning industries. Planners of corporate, social and non-profit events and meetings turn to us first when creating memorable events.
Our focus is on quality, and our goal is to provide end users with the most comprehensive, unique and diverse collection of venues and services available. The Great Places Directory is designed to provide a powerful visual showcase for advertisers, while offering users key information in a highly organized format. Supported by targeted marketing and distribution programs, the Great Places Directory will put your venue or service in front of a powerful audience of decision makers.
Great Places Drives Business to Your Business
Who Visits Great Places?
Our audience are dedicated professional and individual event planners who are actively looking for the most exciting and unique venues around.
Who Advertises with Great Places?Venues
Auditoriums & Performance Spaces
Clubs, Lounges & Bars
Conference & Meeting Spaces
Hotels and Spas
Lofts and Mansions
Museums and Cultural Spaces
Terraces, Roofs and Gardens
Themed Event Spaces
Yachts and Cruise Ships
Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists
Music, Bands and DJs
Photographers and Videographers
Event Ticket Agencies
Destination and Incentive Travel
Advertisers with Locations in Multiple Cities
Additional Engagement Opportunities
Great Places offers additional opportunities to promote your venue and build unique relationships with the event planning community to keep your venue front of mind.
All opportunities can link to an advertiser’s web site, promotion page, Great Places Directory listing or a 90-second video clip.
Eblasts and Social Media
Targeted e-blasts distributed to our ever-expanding list of industry professionals keeps users informed about the latest venues, services and industry news, while offering additional visibility to our advertisers throughout the year.
The Great Places social media marketing approach keeps users in the know through informative postings on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and the Great Places News feature.
Promoting Our Clients to Event/Wedding Planners
The Great Places Concierge Service
The Great Places staff is out in the marketplace daily, talking to venue operators, planners and service providers, taking the pulse of the industry. This strong awareness and our ability to easily identify new venues and services, led to the creation of the Great Places Concierge Service. Launched in 2013, it provides personalized attention – free of charge – to planners looking for additional assistance with their meeting or event. The Concierge Service also provides another opportunity for Great Places to promote its advertisers to high-profile event, meeting and wedding planners.