NYC Event Venue Budgeting 101

During my time as a corporate event planner in NYC, whenever I’d get tasked with “finding the perfect venue” for an event, I would be filled with half excitement and half dread. Of course, the act of venue hunting in isolation is entirely exciting. Who doesn’t love exploring new spaces in the hopes of finding…

4 STEPS TO PLANNING AN EVENT WITH REVELR

After planning countless events, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of our revamped website that aims to simplify the process for anyone planning an event, whether you’re a first-time event novice or the most experienced planner. In just 4 easy steps, the site will help you get your next event off the ground in minutes….

7 Questions to Ask Your Caterer

Most events or special occasions involve some sort of food and drinks. Chances are, those planning the event will have to look for a caterer to provide some or all of what guests will be eating and drinking. But it’s important to keep in mind that caterers come in all shapes and sizes, and some…

A 5-Step Primer For Holiday Party Planning and Budgeting

Despite the fact that we’re not yet pulling out our winter coats or drinking eggnog anytime soon, we at Revelr are already busy preparing for the holiday party season.  After working with numerous clients over the years, we’ve put together a planning and budgeting primer to help you navigate the challenges of planning a corporate holiday…

4 Tips for a Successful Corporate Event

After finding the perfect space for your corporate event or meeting on Revelr, you might be wondering what to do next. When I fell into the serendipitous task of organizing my first corporate event, I knew very little about event planning and couldn’t have imagined that in a few years, I’d be launching my own…

6 Summer Entertaining Do’s and Don’ts

I have fond memories of warm summer dinner parties when my father would grill Korean BBQ while my sister and I would catch one last swim before sunset, and then my family and our guests would sit outdoors at our small picnic table, eating a panoply of Korean and American food. My hair would be…

My Favorite Summer Cocktail Recipes for All Levels of Expertise

As someone who’s generally happy sipping on a white wine spritzer on most hot days, I don’t require very much in the way of cocktails. But when I host friends and am feeling brave, there’s nothing like a specialty cocktail to make an event particularly memorable. From time to time, I’ll venture into the unknown…

8 Spotify Playlists for Your Next Event

After weeks of preparation, tireless logistical oversight, and exhaustive attention to detail, the party is set. The bar is stocked, and every napkin and plate is in place. Then, in the final moments of preparation, you become acutely aware of the heavy silence hanging in the air. Events are all about the senses. Great events…

Meet Revelr’s Intern Caroline

Here in New York City, the telltale signs of the season are budding:  I finally got brave enough to drop off my winter coat at the dry cleaners, afternoon coffee breaks at the corner cafe are being replaced with strolls outside, and people are finding more excuses to call on us to help them gather and…

5 Questions to Ask Your Event Planner

Once you find the right planner for your event on Revelr, you’ll probably be breathing a huge sigh of relief.  After all, someone (besides your family!) will finally have your back to guide you in this unknown territory, and the planner will be there to help you navigate the ins and outs of your event and…

The Revelr Dress Code Cheat Sheet

Remember being a teen, when pretty much the only event dress code you stressed about was prom? Life seemed a lot simpler then. Nowadays, the sartorial conundrums for events seem endless, as attire codification spans from super formal to uber casual, with variations and gray areas in between. So what’s a gal or guy to…

A Cheat Sheet for Seasonal Flowers

Working just a few blocks from the Flower District in New York certainly has its perks. Aside from providing an instant pick-me-up on even the grayest of days, I’m also able to track what’s in season, giving me a better understanding for what to buy when. And since our mission at Revelr is about making even…