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Notebook for Event Planning

Important Things to Keep In Mind When Planning an Event

By Troy Bailey, Catering Coordinator Choosing the perfect venue for your social event can seem like a daunting task. While considering all the factors it takes to build an event from start to finish, it does not have to be as challenging as one might believe. Here are a few key points to consider as a client…

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Picking a Theme for Your Event

By Davina Applewhite, Front Desk Associate Whether you’re planning an extravagant wedding, an action-packed family reunion, or a surprise birthday party, organizing any event can be difficult to navigate. That’s why we aim to make event planning a stress-free and exciting process for you at the Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront! One of the first things…

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Top Wedding Cake Traditions And What Do They Mean!

By: Amber Ellis, Catering Sales Manager Many people eagerly await the wedding cake as much as seeing the bride in her white gown coming down the aisle. It is one of the most important components of a wedding reception. The wedding cake is also a symbol of unity for the newlywed couple after tying the…

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Wedding Dress Trends of 2022

By: Davina Applewhite “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” If you’re a bride, it’s inevitable that you’ve heard plenty of platitudes, just like this one, in regards to your big day. Some of these could refer to proper etiquette to abide by in order to please guests or, even, superstitions that prevent your…

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Pairing the Wine and Food the Right Way for Your Celebration!

By: Christine Flanagan You’ve thought of all the little details to make your special event memorable for you and your guests so let us provide you with tips on pairing the perfect wines to go with your menu.  Whether you consider yourself a wine connoisseur or enjoy a casual glass of wine now and then…

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Look what Suffolk Conference Center’s Meeting Space can offer you!

From large corporate gatherings to intimate weddings, look at what Suffolk Conference Center’s Meeting Space can offer you! Finding the right meeting space for your event can be a tedious process.  There are many variables to consider such as the location of your event, the number of people attending, and if you will serve meals. …

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Family Reunion Location: Things To Consider Before You Decide

Family Reunions are a great way to stay in contact and reconnect with family.  It is also the perfect time to welcome new additions to the family.  When booking your family reunion, things you should consider before you decide are: Budget Where/What City When/Date of the Reunion Venue Itinerary  Family Reunions are perfect to celebrate…

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Best Time to Get Married in Suffolk

The best time to get married in Suffolk is really…ANY TIME!  May, June, and October are the most popular wedding months. These dates tend to fill up very quickly since demand is very high. If you aren’t locked into a specific month then look at popular seasonal wedding trends to help determine your perfect wedding…