Event planning goes from creating the buzz for the event to actual planning
and financial management throughout the event processes. Venue selection is
task to be executed in the beginning and is pretty much the centre point
around which the visual appeal, theme and décor revolve.
With an Important client comes the responsibility of putting in more efforts for
a grand event and also managing a bigger landmark area behind the scenes.
From royal marriages to big expos, the ‘huge’ part starts with the perfect
Let’s look at some of the venues the subcontinent has to offer.
Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel, Mysore
Built by the erstwhile Maharaja of Mysore to host his most important guest,
the Viceroy of India, the Lalitha Mahal is now one of India’s most opulent
hotels, a palace hotel, set on a ridge commanding a panoramic view of the
gently sloping and curving valley, at the foot of the Chamundi hill.
The Palace brings out the ‘royal’ that one expects from its infrastructure itself.
The location is used to host weddings, recreational corporate trips and even
The venue is quite pre-themed which leaves a little on the transforming part.
The whole palace theme can only be presented through the set tone of the
ongoing vintage and open background. But if selected for the right format, it
can serve as a treat to eyes.
With the ongoing trend of destination wedding with the all the traditions, it
has expanded having lavish reception for guests at every other form of event.
Palace Grounds, Bangalore
The vast area surrounding the Bangalore Palace accommodates events such as
weddings, concerts and auto shows every now and then. A few companies have
established splendid wedding halls at the periphery of the Tudor-style
Bangalore Palace that has witnessed extravagant weddings of the elite from
Karnataka over the years.
Metallica performed at Palace Grounds on 30 October 2011 as part of the
Rock-N-India festival, their first show in India which was attended by 31,000
people. It would also turn out to be the last concert. Now, home to Fun
World’s amusement park, it has a lot to offer.
The elaborate gothic style and closed area offers to showcase products and
accommodate the audience in a green and yet medieval mansion-space to
create a mood.
The Taj Lands End, Mumbai
Being a part of the Taj Hotels, resorts and palaces, which are all subsidiary
organizations of the Tata Group, the Taj Lands End located in Bandra West,
Mumbai, is one of the best business event venues of India.
Apart from providing accommodation services, the hotel is a reputed location
for many business and social events. Many notable events, like India Trade &
Export Finance Conference 2017, were held here.
Just 200 m from the seafront, standing tall located at the
popular Bandra bandstand, Taj Lands End in Mumbai offers panoramic views
of the Arabian Sea. Not only the view, but the overall indoor and outdoor
facilitates enable the planner to be flexible and easier to manage.
Jagmandir Island Palace, Udaipur
An historic 17th century palace redeveloped as a complete ‘destination’;
Jagmandir Island Palace is located on an island in Lake Pichola. Guests can
enjoy magnificent view of the illuminated City Palace as the backdrop.
When cocktails, theme-dinners are organised here, the flowers and special
lighting, folk dancers and fireworks bring alive the venue in vibrant colours of
celebrations. Maharana Pratap Airport situated at a distance of 28 Kms and
The City Railway Station 2 kms away, it serves as a very convenient venue.
From corporate events to regal weddings with the beautiful view and great
sceneries, it is a full package with a scent of history to it.
As a planner, trailing along venues to find the perfect spaces, which are further
shortlisted, depending upon two major factors—the ambience and cost, can be
a lot, specially when the client is huge and so are the demands.
Grand Hyatt, Bambolim, Goa.
Grand Hyatt is a luxury 5-star hotel in Babolim, Goa. Apart from being one of
the most luxurious accommodation spaces in Goa, it is also one of the largest
conference venues in Goa.
A relaxing dinner can be arranged at the private beach area. Choose from an
array of cuisines ranging from, local Indian, Mediterranean, Asian and seafood
specialties Grand Hyatt’s various restaurants. Grand Hyatt Goa is Goa’s largest
and most sophisticated luxury conference and wedding resort, bringing the
ultimate event experience to the dynamic meeting and weddings scene, with
an overall banquet facility of over 3500 sq m.
To further enhance its position as a leading conference venue, a dedicated
events team has been established who provide and maintain the highest
standards of excellence and personalised service for our delegates and
Spread over 28 acres of lush greenery, the location of the hotel is a prime one