Five ingredients to improve your event

March 15, 2017

Planning events is not an easy task. Event planners work long and non-traditional hours to plan and execute all details related to a variety of meeting formats including seminars, conferences, trade shows, executive retreats, incentive programs, entertainment events, conventions, and other programs. Here are some ingredients for all of you who want to start cooking some events! 


1. Develop a plan

First thing first, develop a plan. Make sure to be detailed and include timelines, goals and checklists. Select a date that doesn't conflict with any other events. 


2. Create a budget.

Set an overall amount and decide on a budgeting tool. You can use a software program or the good old spread sheet. Finally, set-up categories for each budget item you may find some examples  listed below:

- Food 

-Venue expenses 

-Floral and decor 

- Music & Entertainment 


- Furnishing 


-Permit & Licenses 



3. Find the perfect venue, like The Copacabana.

You have to find a venue that will meet all your event needs. Did you know that at The Copacabana we have three event spaces that is suitable for any type of event? Let me introduce you...


*Roof top 760 

Its outdoor patio overlooking the Theater District has a retractable roof, while its indoor dance floor boasts two levels of party space. Left side you can appreciate the rooftop on a sunny day, just the raw space. Picture on the right side shows the rooftop space when it's covered and night time. 

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*Copa Lounge

The Copa Lounge is an intimate space perfect for cocktail hours, corporate meetings, and celebrations of all kinds. ​

With a state-of-the-art sound system and a Latin touch, the Copa Lounge can be customized to suit your unique event.

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*Main floor. 

The Copacabana's Main Floor sports an expansive dance floor and VIP section, complete with state-of-the-art lighting, sound, and A/V systems, HD screens, and a fully stocked bar.

The Main Floor is perfect for corporate holiday parties, wedding receptions, gala events, and much more.

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4. Create a program

Deliver the information to the attendance in a fun, inspiring way. If you have an important message, make sure people stay focused, Guest have to know what is the purpose of this event, meeting or celebration.  



5. Entertain, or leave it to the professionals...

Entertainment is the main reason why guests attend to the events. Many people don't realize how important this fact is, especially when it comes to corporate events. You can hire an entertainer! it could be a illusionist, MC, musician or a DJ.  Choosing the right act can take you from run of the mill to exceptional . Entertainment makes people happy. 





We cover the event, like no other! If you want to book any of our spaces please click the following link or CLICK HERE to get on the phone with one of our event planners to discuss your next event.




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