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Written by KarenConfetti Last updated: May 2, 2012
Thinking of hiring a marquee for your wedding reception? Black Cherry Events share their expert tips on what you need to know and show you how to ensure your marquee supplier is the best one for you.
Using a marquee as a venue for your wedding reception has many benefits. It is a blank canvas that can be decorated to your requirements and, if you want to, there is lots of scope to add your own finishing touches to make it really personal. The size and layout is tailored exactly to the number of guests you’ll have and how you want to use the space, and there are no restrictions on timings so you can dictate the running order of the day. All this choice of course can seem overwhelming, but by knowing what questions to ask and what you need to consider initially, this process can be made much less daunting.
Things you need to think about first
You now have the basic information needed to contact marquee hire companies for quotes and brochures. It’s always worth briefing at least three suppliers so you can compare costs like for like. Some will also provide a 3D CAD drawing which is great for visualising the space inside the marquee.
Questions to ask your marquee provider
Marquee companies as a rule will offer free, no obligation, site visits which are invaluable. The marquee supplier can assess the site, talk through the details of the quote and offer any advice or information. Of course as with any supplier it’s always good to have some background knowledge about the company, i.e. how long have they been in business, how many events can they cater for, how new is their stock etc, but there are some key questions to ask:
Black Cherry Events decorated marquees specialise in providing beautifully decorated marquees for their clients. Based in West Yorkshire, they cover all events in the North.
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