New York is the most important center for trade and commerce in the world. Everywhere, millions of visitors come to New York. It is an important venue for international conferences, business meetings, product launches, marketing launches, and fundraising events. Hundreds or maybe even thousands of fundraising events are organized in New York every year. The key to secure large amount of fund from many sources lies in the quality of the event organized. Often due to the lack of proper planning, the organizers are unable to meet their target.
Fundraising requires out of the box thinking in order to make it a success. The traditional methods of fundraising don’t hold for the present generation. Today’s dynamic and fast paced society expects glamour, glitz and fun with whatever they do. Hence you will have to come up with some great ideas I order to make it a success.
To organize a successful fundraising event, awareness and excitement is needed to be created among people. The more excited the people would be to attend the event, the more would be the turn up for the event and hence greater funds will be raised by the organization. Press releases are the best way to make people aware of the event and would also be great for the group image. The site for the fundraising event is also very vital in order to make it a big success. The popular venues create as much curiosity among the people as the events being planned for the night.
Some of the popular event venues for fundraising in New York City include: Cipriani, Gotham Hall, Altman Room, Broad Street Ballroom and Capitale.
Cipriani: Situated in 42nd street, New York, this ultra stylish event space is the famous party destination for the fashionistas, international social elite, news makers and celebrities that style the covers of Elle, Vogue, Vanity Fair and Forbes. The guest will be blemished by the excellence, perfection, beauty and luxury that defines Cipriani’s name from the instant he steps in through the grand entrance.
Gotham Hall: Gotham Hall is an event space located in a Midtown building which was earlier the site for Greenwich Savings Bank. The 17,500 square foot place has a 120 foot ceiling in the main hall, and other smaller event space which consist of a lounge, a mezzanine level that passes the dressing room, main halls and a private entry hall. The main ballroom has the capacity to accommodate 1,200 guests for cocktails, 550 with dancing and 650 for the seated dinner. The place offers the grand and intimate feeling which Gotham Hall is famous for.
Broad Street Ballroom: located in the Financial District of the New York City, this ex-banking hall is now a superb event space. The space is decorated on both sides of the room by a 30 foot mosaic pillar and a 225 foot hand decorated fresco wrappings about the wall. The space is being used for events such as fashion shows, weddings, screenings, concerts, fundraising events and theatrical performances.