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Where Events Go Down

SkyHigh Team

Oct 4, 2022

Where Events Go Down

What is a venue?

From parties and weddings to sports and video games, venues host a wide array of events depending on the type of venue. The best venues will do all that is possible to enhance the quality of these events.

What types of venues are there?

There are many types of venues, anywhere you go where you would be welcomed as a guest in exchange for money could be classified as a venue. Some of the types of venues that exist are listed below.

  • Stadiums

  • Arenas

  • Theaters

  • Clubs

  • Hotels

  • Arcades

  • Lounges

  • Multipurpose Venues

  • Office Buildings

  • Data Centers

  • Churches

What do venue owners do?

As a venue owner, it is important to keep the place nice and tidy and to also find solutions for accommodating any and all guests. It is also the responsibility of the owner to ensure that the venue is not being used for any illegal activities. Venue owners are in charge of managing everything from the bookings to the equipment and furnishings used. Some of the duties a venue owner must directly or indirectly tend to include:

  • Provide safe and clean environments

  • Supervise events

  • Hire and supervise employees

  • Handle event bookings

  • Lease or rent out to customers

  • Communicate with clients

  • Settle disputes that may occur in, on, or with regard to the event space

  • Provide vendor lists when applicable

  • Offer price ranges

  • Set rules and guidelines ahead of time

How do venues serve a vital role in modern society?

From tourism to performance shows, venues have been around since the dawn of civilization. Venues provide a specialized public area in which all manner of events can be hosted. The economic world relies on venues heavily for not only games, sports, music, and recreation, but also for professional purposes such as office buildings and data centers. It is for this reason that one could say that civilization revolves around venues; even the White House could technically be classified as a venue. These spaces are vital for the following:

  • Meetings

  • Socializing

  • Workplaces

  • Clubbing

  • Music Shows

  • Movie Showings

  • Weddings

  • Sports

  • Ceremonies

  • Government

  • Daycare Services

How is technology revolutionizing this industry?

The biggest area where the venue industry is being revolutionized is with regard to virtual and augmented reality (AR and VR). With AR and VR, guests are able to attend events without having to physically show up. This presents the opportunity for venues to obtain guests from all over the world without the need for them to travel however many thousands of miles that may be. Some of the areas where VR and AR can change this industry for the better are:

  • Being able to attend events without fear of Covid

  • Going to events that could be thousands of miles away without ever having to leave your home

  • Not having to worry about driving home after the event

  • Great for those who are physically disabled since they can move around in VR with a controller

Although AR and VR events have their benefits, they do not provide the full experience that attending physically could provide. However, AR holds other opportunities. With AR, one could create interactive and engaging visuals within the venue for all of the guests who are wearing AR devices.

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