The venue where you hold your event, whether it’s a wedding or a business conference, can hugely influence its success or failure. There are so many things that will play a part in the whole that if one couldn’t measure up, the rest might come tumbling down.

That’s why it’s crucial to consider all of the factors that go into choosing your event venue.

Everything from the capacity to the amenities to the location must all work together to make the occasion memorable to you and your guests. This is particularly important when dealing with life-changing developments such as huge business deals or matrimonial celebrations. 

Location and Accessibility

If you are going to hold some sort of event where there will be guests, it’s important to consider just how convenient it would be to actually get there. Venues that are too far, in areas where there is too much traffic, or is located in areas of disrepute might make guests less likely to attend.


This would be detrimental to the success of your planned event. 

As such, you need to make sure that the venue will be easy to find, easy to get to, and won’t involve too much traffic for your guests. It should also take into consideration possible points of origin such as the airport.

It would also be ideal if the venue itself has a good view that would be of interest to your guests. After all, no one would want to attend a party where their enjoyment is soured by overlooking dilapidated buildings or areas that were allowed to turn wild.

Capacity and Space

How many people can fit in the venue and how much space is available for you to use will be a major consideration in your choice of location. It must be enough to actually accommodate all of the guests you plan to have, as well as any potential additions that there may be. There’s also the matter of any props and other items that you might be bringing in.

While many of the amenities, video and audio systems, and even presentation implements will be provided, you could also have your own things brought in if needed. If they are big and bulky, you’ll need the extra space on top of the guests, tables, chairs, and everything else.

Then there’s the issue of people in wheelchairs. There has to be enough room to actually manoeuvre it in the venue with little to no difficulty. After all, if there is not enough space, there would be a lot of bumping and shoving going on. It could even lead to accidents.

Services and Amenities

Venues where you will be holding parties, celebrations, conferences, and the like should have services and amenities available that you can take advantage of. These can come in the form of catering, a sound system, a stage, a whiteboard, enough chairs and tables, and many more.


These are necessary because it is simply more convenient to have them all in one place instead of having to turn to third-party providers on your own. It will only lead to more stress and increase the chances of things going wrong.

At least, with all of the services and amenities being provided by the venue, there are fewer things that you need to worry about and you just need to focus on making the event a success. 

Speaking of hosting a successful event, one of the most important considerations is the food and drinks. Having a kitchen on-site will help make the event more enjoyable for the guests and a bar would even be appreciated if alcohol is permitted during the celebration.

Wi-Fi Availability

There is simply no getting around the fact that, in this day and age, internet access is no longer just a luxury. It has become a necessity and will be expected if there is going to be an event held at a venue.

This is important for a lot of reasons, namely communications, data access, streaming, presentations, sharing information, and many more. Business meetings often require wi-fi access because there will be some form of a video call or video conferencing involving remote participants.


Need an spacious venue with all the amenities you require for your next event? Contact Leederville Functions today!