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The Ultimate Guide to U-Shaped Seating

Looking to create an event floor plan that’s aesthetically pleasing and makes it easier for people to collaborate with each other during a presentation? Then the U-shaped seating arrangement may be the best bet. Here’s everything you need to know about this seating arrangement type and how to get the most out of it. What…

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The Ultimate Guide to the Church Seating Layout

The church seating layout is used for houses of worship, but it’s also found in lecture halls, performing arts centers, and conference spaces. You may already recognize it from an event you’ve planned or attended at a university, seminar, or yes, church. But what is the church seating layout exactly, and why is it used…

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8 Must-Know Types of Seating Arrangements for Events

Seating arrangements have the power to make or break deals, relationships, and even event goals. “Much of getting what you want comes down to where (event attendees) sit,” says Brian Lee, Chief of Product Management at Lifehack. And where people sit depends on the type of seating arrangement that’s chosen for the event, meeting, conference,…

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The Ultimate Guide to Chevron Style Seating

Need an attractive floor plan that gives attendees and speakers maximum visibility while making the most of any space? Then consider chevron style seating for events. Also known as “V” seats, this formation is known to bring more harmony to groups, much like its inverted counterpart in the natural world that geese fly in. Keep…

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The Ultimate Guide to Cabaret Style Seating

Cabaret style seating is used for events such as presentations, galas, award shows, dinners, and even training seminars. Chances are you’ve been to — or planned — an event that used this type of seating. But what is it, exactly? Keep reading to discover the pros, cons, and best practices of cabaret style seating. Then,…

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Wedding Tent Layout: 8 Tips You Need to Know

Whether you plan to host a ceremony or reception outdoors, creating the right wedding tent layout is key to helping everything run smoothly. Create the right atmosphere, sort out logistics, and maximize space by following the suggestions listed throughout this post. Then, learn more about how to create a wedding tent layout for your unique…

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Tech Thursday: Banquet Table Layout Generator Ideas

Banquet table setup diagrams run the gamut from the tried-and-true to something new under the sun.  It’s obvious why hoisting diners and their dinners into the sky is not the most common banquet setup option, but what makes the tried-and-true setups such classics? How can you set up a reception, party, or celebration in a…

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Tech Thursday: 30 Gorgeous Event Lighting Ideas

The most common types of special event lighting include Lekos, PAR, LEDs, and Gobos. But whether or not you’ve worked with them at other events before, there are lots of other special event lighting design ideas you can use to spice things up. Here are some tips you can use at virtually any event you…

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