Venuezi.com: An effective antidote to the Bridezilla syndrome

Venuezi.com: An effective antidote to the Bridezilla syndrome

One of the greatest hurdles a bride planning her wedding must contend with is the sheer amount of time it takes to organise a wedding.

By the time the excitement of becoming engaged hits home, brides planning the biggest day of their lives must dedicate a considerable amount of their spare time finding all the suppliers they require in order to make their ‘big day’ the best day possible!

Contacting, visiting, calling and ordering from  dressmakers, cake makers, hair and beauty suppliers and wedding reception venues eats away at the quality time that engaged couples should be enjoying.

Bridezillas appear amongst us from time to time because their dream wedding is taking up a considerable amount of their time and energy. Stress levels rise as they move towards the big day, where Bridezilla calculate what they still have to do in a with a less amount of time to do it in.

Choosing a date and then finding the ultimate wedding venue is usually the first ‘must do’ for most couples who then work backwards, usually giving themselves a set amount of time from their wedding day to get everything organised. Those planning a Autumn, Spring or Summer wedding can have their engagements shortened or lengthened considerably depending on the availability of their venue.

Venuezi aims to reduce the amount of time couples spend searching for their ideal wedding venue and spend time on the smaller items that can equally add to their special day.

At the recent Sydney Bridal Expo Venuezi presented their easy venue finding offer to countless brides to be and their fiancés. Regardless of whether the couple had a specific date or season in mind, or even if they had a venue booked already, all recognised the value of Venuezi in finding unknown wedding reception gems. Maids of honour also saw the value of using Venuezi to find a venue for the bride’s hen’s night.

Amy from Concord West said: “Venuezi is a great idea. It takes the research out of finding a venue. It is also great fofrm other events besides weddings.”

Samantha from Brighton said: “The site is perfect for my fiancé to use as he loves doing everything online. The system is pretty easy to use too.”

Christine from Oatley said: “the site makes it easy to find different venues and is perfect for different events besides weddings. It will be easy to use at home after the Expo.”

Plenty of grooms to be also found the Venuezi experience a positive one.

Michael from Springwood said: “It is simple and easy to use. It will probably save a lot of dramas and seems a better option to find different venues for our wedding. It will also be good for the boys to plan my bucks.”

Dont be caught out – visit venuezi.com and find out how we take the stress and hassle out of finding a wedding venue.

Sydney Bridal Expo – $2 mil in wedding enquiries ready to be quoted on…

Sydney Bridal Expo @ Darling Harbour
21st & 22nd May 2012

Congratulations, to all the brides and grooms we met last weekend at the Sydney Bridal Expo and all the best with your upcoming weddings.  A big thank you to all the brides and grooms who registered their wedding events with Venuezi.com.Thank you Sydney Brides & Grooms

With your help we registered over $2 million of wedding enquiries as well as hens and bucks nights.

It was a non-stop 2 days of talking about the most exciting online service to hit the wedding industry this year.  Venuezi was what most brides and grooms were talking about over the weekend.  Everyone couldn’t believe venuezi.com is a free service that helps you find the wedding venue of your dreams within the budget you have set.

This is just some of the positive feedback we got over the weekend on using venuezi.com…

Amy from Concord West said: “Venuezi is a great idea. It takes the research out of finding a venue. It is also great for other events besides weddings.”

Samantha from Brighton said: “The site is perfect for my fiancé to use as he loves doing everything online. The system is pretty easy to use too.”

Fallon from Gosford: “It is good, and great for the girls planning my hen’s night. Venuezi has a great layout. It is nice that personal details aren’t send to the venues.”

Christine from Oatley said: “the site makes it easy to find different venues and is perfect for different events besides weddings. It will be easy to use at home after the Expo.”

Michael from Springwood said: “It is simple and easy to use. It will probably save a lot of dramas and seems a better option to find different venues for our wedding. It will also be good for the boys to plan my bucks.”

Ashleigh from Alexandria: “It’s nice to be able to find and try new places. It is great for venue offers for other events like after-work drinks. It probably will help find an appropriate wedding venue.”

Lisa from Blacktown: “I’ve Googled things, but there is nothing like Venuezi out there. Venuezi should help narrow my search for a venue.”

: “Awesome! I just got engaged and it is all very overwhelming trying to find venues. It will make life easier, especially when there are so many other things to organise.”

In fact, most of the brides (and their Mums) asked me what the catch was – it was hard to convince them there was no catch – it really is as simple as registering your wedding details with venuezi and watch as Venues in your chosen location quote to win your business.

Best of all the service is free, all quotes you receive are obligation free and most importantly – the venues don’t get your contact information until unless you actually open their quote and everything is managed within your personal log-in dashboard at venuezi.com, so your personal email doesn’t get clogged with enquiries.  You know you will get a great deal using our service as we don’t take a commission from the venue for your event or get involved in your negotiations & transaction with the venue of your choice.

What more could a bride want in helping make the venue selection process as stress free and as easy as possible.  Completing the enquiry online takes about a minute and within 48 hours you are receiving quotes from multiple venues – all offering great deals to secure your wedding at their venue.

If you want to learn more about how venuezi.com works visit our site or visit our blog for great tips, articles and checklists on helping make your fairy-tale wedding easy.

Register your details now at venuezi.com to keep in touch with exclusive deals and offers from our Venue & Supplier Partners.

Venuezi: Lowering the stress of high cost weddings

The Sydney Morning Herald recently reported IbisWorld figures that that the Australian wedding industry has revenues of $4.3 billion and estimates the average wedding cost is $36,200.

The dress, hair and make-up, the cake, photography – all these items are just some of the necessities for the modern Aussie wedding, but by far, the wedding reception venue is going to be the largest cost couples face when celebrating their nuptials with family and friends.

As any married man or woman will tell you, the costs of everyday items double, triple or even quadruple when you mention that the flowers, cake, or photography will be for a wedding and not your 30th birthday celebration.

The Aussie wedding industry, with its revenue that rivals a pacific island’s total economic output, is a seller’s market. Unlike the stock exchange or property market that ebbs and flows, the Australian wedding industry will never be a buThe best wedding reception venuesyer’s market.

Well almost never. Venuezi, Australia’s new revolutionary online venue booking system, levels the seller’s market, by allowing venues to pitch to your wedding’s requirements. If a wedding reception venue wants your business, they’ll have to work for it.

See how it works here.

Venuezi is committed to developing a winning solution for couples searching for their ideal wedding venue. Members join Venuezi for free, posting their wedding reception requirements including date, guest numbers and space requirements anonymously. Venue partners then respond to enquiries, pitching their venue to the prospective client. Venuezi’s consumer value comes from the time and money saved from receiving multiple quotes from multiple venues from just one enquiry.

The raised emotions and high levels of stress are but a few outcomes that come with finding, contacting, visiting, and then negotiating packages with wedding reception venues. Once quotes are received through Venuezi, the customer is free to contact venues directly to follow-up their enquiry. Phone calls can be made and inspections completed in order fully satisfy the most discerning bride and groom.

Using Venuezi makes getting the best possible quote for your wedding reception venue a breeze, as the time and stress brides waste and encounter when searching for their ideal venue will lessen considerably. And who knows? Lucky couples may just find their idyllic wedding venue that they didn’t even know existed.

Come and visit venuezi.com at the Sydney Bridal Expo Darling Harbour – 21st & 22nd April

 

Sydney Bridal Expo - Darling Harbour

Visit Venuezi at Stand 76 at the Sydney Briadal Expo in Darling Harbour

Sydney Bridal Expo, Darling Harbour is Sydney’s biggest and most elaborate event on the bridal calendar. This year 130 of Sydney’s leading wedding suppliers will be under one roof on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 April at Darling Harbour.

Venuezi.com will be one those exciting stands.  Come and visit us at Stand 76.  Enter your wedding details on-site and pick up a great Venuezi goody bag.

If you are looking for the perfect wedding venue – look no further than venuezi.com to help you find your dream wedding venue, simply, quickly and cost effectively.  Enter your wedding details on-line and all the venues we have signed up compete to win your wedding – how good is that?

Best of all the service is free, all quotes you receive are obligation free and most importantly – the venues don’t get your contact information until unless you actually open their quote and everything is managed within your personal log-in dashboard at venuezi.com, so your personal email doesn’t get clogged with enquiries.  You know you will get a great deal using our service as we don’t take a commission from the venue for your event or get involved in your negotiations & transaction with the venue of your choice.

What more could a bride want in helping make the venue selection process as stress free and as easy as possible.  Completing the enquiry online takes about a minute and within 48 hours you are receiving quotes from multiple venues – all offering great deals to secure your wedding at their venue.

Sydney Bridal Expo is renowned not only for its vast product display, but also for its beautifully choreographed runway shows. Brides will see gowns from Sydney’s leading couture designers including, Rhonda Hemmingway Couture, Elena Kozlova, Mary Ioannides Couture, Luv Bridal & Formal, Legacy Brides, Rosalynn Win Haute Couture and for the first time this year 50’s vintage bridal gowns will be exhibited by Forever Vintage. The Expo also features outfits and accessories for the entire wedding party including dresses for the bridesmaids courtesy of White Runway and an entire new line from Will Hope Love.

SYDNEY BRIDAL EXPO DARLING HARBOUR
Sydney Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour –   Hall 1
Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 April 2012
10.00am – 5.00pm

We look forward to seeing you at the expo.

The Venuezi Team

 

Highlights of Venuezi.com @ the Ideal Bride Wedding Expo (Qld)

A big thank you to all the brides and grooms who registered their wedding events with Venuezi.com at the Ideal Brides Wedding Expo in February.  For those of you that missed out, watch our video of the Expo highlights.

Ideal Bridal Wedding Expo – Qld

With your help we registered over $1 million of wedding enquiries as well as hens and bucks nights.

Everyone couldn’t believe venuezi.com is a free service that helps you find the wedding venue of your dreams within the budget you have set – it really is as simple as registering your wedding details with venuezi and watch as Venues in your chosen location quote to win your business.

Best of all the service is free, all quotes you receive are obligation free and most importantly – the venues don’t get your contact information until unless you actually open their quote and everything is managed within your personal log-in dashboard at venuezi.com, so your personal email doesn’t get clogged with enquiries.  You know you will get a great deal using our service as we don’t take a commission from the venue for your event or get involved in your negotiations & transaction with the venue of your choice.

What more could a bride want in helping make the venue selection process as stress free and as easy as possible.  Completing the enquiry online takes about a minute and within 48 hours you are receiving quotes from multiple venues – all offering great deals to secure your wedding at their venue.

 

Venuezi Partner Update – The Glen Hotel Wedding Expo 2012

The Glen Hotel Wedding Expo 2012

So you’ve found that special someone and now you want to plan your dream wedding. The Glen Hotel know how important this is to you and your partner, and want to make the process as least stressful as possible. The Glen Hotel invites you to attend their free Wedding Expo on Friday 23rd March 2012 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm at The Glen Hotel, Eight Mile Plains.

Imagine being able to plan your wedding in one place, where you can have access to an array of wedding suppliers and exhibitors. Meet and talk to 25 or more exhibitors ranging from decorators, celebrants, photographers and cake suppliers. Everything you need in one place to make your day truly special.

Come down and check out the discounts on offer, the completely refurbished Heritage Function Room and meet the dedicated Functions Team who will be on hand to answer any of your questions.

This is a great opportunity to check out the new Heritage Room and the Silk lined Marquee fully decorated, and to see why The Glen Hotel was voted one of the best function venues in Brisbane.

Receive a complimentary glass of Champagne on arrival and enjoy canapés on the night.

Exclusive Expo Offer: Attend the wedding expo and when dining in The Glen Restaurant on Friday 23rd March, we will supply a complimentary bottle of house wine per table.

FREE ENTRY

When: Friday, 23rd March 2012

Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Where: The Glen Hotel, Corner of Logan Road & Gaskell Street, Eight Mile Plains, Brisbane

For more info check out www.facebook.com/GlenHotel or call us on (07) 3270 6666

It’s Raining Weddings – Thank You

Its raining weddings at venuezi.comBrisbane Wedding Expo @ Sofitel – 13th to 15th January 2012

Congratulations, to all the brides and grooms we met last weekend at the wedding expo and all the best with your upcoming weddings.  A big thank you to all the brides and grooms who registered their wedding events with Venuezi.com.

With your help we registered over $2.5 million of wedding enquiries as well as hens and bucks nights.

It was a non-stop 3 days of talking about the most exciting online service to hit the wedding industry this year.  Venuezi was what most brides and grooms were talking about over the weekend.  Everyone couldn’t believe venuezi.com is a free service that helps you find the wedding venue of your dreams within the budget you have set.

In fact, most of the brides (and their Mums) asked me what the catch was – it was hard to convince them there was no catch – it really is as simple as registering your wedding details with venuezi and watch as Venues in your chosen location quote to win your business.

Best of all the service is free, all quotes you receive are obligation free and most importantly – the venues don’t get your contact information until unless you actually open their quote and everything is managed within your personal log-in dashboard at venuezi.com, so your personal email doesn’t get clogged with enquiries.  You know you will get a great deal using our service as we don’t take a commission from the venue for your event or get involved in your negotiations & transaction with the venue of your choice.

What more could a bride want in helping make the venue selection process as stress free and as easy as possible.  Completing the enquiry online takes about a minute and within 48 hours you are receiving quotes from multiple venues – all offering great deals to secure your wedding at their venue.

Thank you all for confirming what a great resource venuezi.com is to all prospective brides and grooms in their search for the perfect wedding venue.  If you want to learn more about how venuezi.com works visit our site or visit our blog for great tips, articles and checklists on helping make your fairytale wedding easy.

Register your details now at venuezi.com to keep in touch with exclusive deals and offers from our Venue & Supplier Partners.

 

Venuezi Wedding Tips – Part 2 – Countdown to the big day…

Venuezi.com helps you plan the perfect weddingVenuezi.com Wedding Tips – Part 2 – Countdown & Plan to the big day

Here is an outline of some of the things you need to plan for and how early in the wedding planning you should plan to do them.

6 months or more before the Big Day!

  • Book Venue for both Wedding & Reception – visit venuezi.com to make the process easy & hassle free
  • Book a Priest or Celebrant who will be marrying you
  • Draw a draft Guest List
  • Decide & Book your Honeymoon!

4 to 5 months before the Big Day!

  • Book Band or DJ for your Wedding Entertainment – visit venuezi.com to make the process easy & hassle free
  • Arrange for a babysitter for your Wedding is you include children
  • Book your Wedding car!
  • Book the photographer and/or video shooter – visit venuezi.com to make the process easy & hassle free
  • Decide on the best man, bridesmaid and ushers

Read more…

Venuezi Wedding Tips – Part 1 – Things to plan for as early as possible…

Girl thinking about using Venuezi.com to find her perfect wedding venue

Thinking about using Venuezi.com to find her perfect wedding venue

Venuezi.com Wedding Tips- Part 1 – Things to plan for as early as possible…

Here are some things you’ll want to plan for as early as possible before your wedding

  • Determine the source of funds for your wedding as well as a budget for how those funds will be spent.
  • Decide on a maid of honor, best man, bridesmaids, groomsmen, along with ushers.
  • Develop a budget tracking method.
  • Start to plan the guest list by carefully choosing families, relatives, close friends to common friends.
  • Will you include children in the wedding? If yes, plan their recreational activities to keep them entertained!
  • Find your perfect wedding and reception venue and reserve your date – visit venuezi.com to make your life easier.
  • Select and reserve the band or DJ of your preference for the date of your reception.
  • Take into account any upcoming events among your family and friends or perhaps any huge events that take place in your city before you choose a date.
  • If you are planning an outdoor wedding, consider the time of year and the place you live. Sometimes hot weathers are an invitation to mosquitoes, beetles and other painfully annoying insects! You sure don’t want to be screaming your vows while looking to hit that one mosquito paving its way to your Wedding Cake!
  • Climate in some parts of the country can really have an effect, not just on your wedding day plans, but on honeymoon travel as well. Consider this as you make your plans.
  • Keep records of all orders placed such as invoices paid, amounts still outstanding, and general accounting records of your entire wedding in whatever way is most convenient and natural for you.

Read part two of our wedding tips, as we begin the countdown to the big day.

 

Panda hits the Valley

On the 3rd of December, Panda and his friends from Venuezi hit Fortitude Valley in Brisbane. Dressed in the unmissable Venuezi orange, armed with piles of flyers, big smiles and lots of Panda hugs the Team got the word out to thousands of Valley goers.

The response was fantastic and we received several enquiries through the website in the days after and everyone commented that we were “on to something really special”. Panda brought along a film maker to document his adventure and we hope to post it on Facebook very shortly.

     

The Team visited some of the Venuezi partners in the Valley and even got invited into the Courier Mail’s Christmas party! Hundreds of people flocked around the Panda for hugs and photos and many went away branded with our very own Venuezi stamp!

We couldn’t believe how many people hadn’t planned what they were doing for New Year’s Eve yet! Venuezi is the perfect way to weigh up all of the different options, find the best deal and then choose the venue that is right for you! Take a look at our new improved New Years Eve form and start planning your perfect function now!

To see more photos from the Valley click here.

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