I'm getting ready to do my first venue tours and meetings. All of the venues I'm looking at either require you use their food or I'm meeting with a caterer who has exclusive rights to a specific venue so need to ask questions for both. Here is the list of questions I've come up with (sorry for the length of this post!) Let me know if you have any comments / if I missed something important.
Vendor Name: _________________________ Proposed Wedding Date(s):_________________
1. How many people can the venue hold?
2. What is the minimum number of people we must have?
3. Are there multiple events on the same day? At the same time? Any shared spaces?
4. What time(s) can our event start?
5. How long does our event last? Does this include ceremony time?
6. What is the time window for set-up?
7. What time can our vendors arrive? What time do they have to be cleaned up and out?
8. Do you have preferred vendors? Are we required to use them? Is there any discount available fo