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The Top 7 Restaurant Trends for 2019

Most of us have heard some version of the quote, “a classic never goes out of style.” And while that may ring true in many industries, the restaurant business isn’t more…

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Trending Now: The No-Tipping Movement

Everywhere from restaurants and bars to coffee shops, customers see tipping as par for the course. But more and more, businesses are beginning to push back on this concept. There’s more…

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The Rise of Boutique Bowling Alleys

What’s old is new again — from vinyl records to drive-in theatres, sometimes it’s just fun to go retro. The same goes for event planning. While there are certainly benefits to having an event in an oft-used venue, mixing up the location to somewhere a little more unexpected and fun can drive interest, attendees and buzz. Case in point: boutique bowling alleys, which are on the rise and continue to crop up in cities across the country.

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5 New Restaurant Trends for 2018

Given the trend-driven nature of restaurants, the ability to anticipate industry trends and make them your own creates a profound advantage for restaurants. This year, there are five key trends more…

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Trending Now: 6 Unique Venues for 2018

Demand for unique experiences is higher than ever, especially when it comes to event spaces. Increasingly, clients are interested in customization and an experience that feels personalized. 

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Trending Now: Venues with a View

According to The Knot, 48% percent of brides say that having a reception venue with a scenic backdrop or locale is a top priority. 

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Trending Now: BBQ Events

Planning an event is one thing — getting guests to show up is quite another. Two big ways to entice attendees to show up for a get-together are good food and more…

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Trending Now: Farm Venues

Rustic-chic farm venues are rapidly growing in popularity when it comes to event destinations. Here, we get the 411 from three Gather client farm venues on what makes their spots more…

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The Coolest Bathrooms in Nashville

Nashville, Tennessee is known for good music, good food and a good time, whether you’re rooted there or just passing through. From the lively downtown nightlife scene to the wealth more…

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The Coolest Restaurant Bathrooms in Atlanta

We could go on and on about what Atlanta’s restaurants have to offer — from the myriad options of every type of cuisine imaginable tucked inside each neighborhood to how they’re more…

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Trending Now: The Restaurant-Theatre Venue

It’s no surprise that hybrid restaurant-theatre venues are on the rise — particularly when it comes to hosting events. As we’ve mentioned before, movie theatres have the benefit of large, more…

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Group Events Spend is Growing

Every few months we like to check in with an overall outlook for Group Events Spend. Recently, it’s been nothing but good news! Here’s the latest.