Over the past few decades, architectural design has been becoming increasingly more advanced, with quite a significant amount of impressive buildings being designed. Because of that, more people have been awestruck by how visually appealing they are while also serving a variety of purposes. As many people have noted buildings are no longer just for serving a specific purpose, such as housing or office space. Instead, how well designed has become increasingly more important, with many people putting a considerable amount of emphasis on how a building looks.
This has led to an increasing amount of people looking to throw architectural awards to celebrate these buildings, as well as the people behind them. However, not many people know how to throw an awards night that people will enjoy. This doesn’t have to be the case, though, as there are a few things that you should put a considerable amount of focus on when you’re planning an architectural awards night. By doing so, you’ll be able to make sure that the attendees enjoy themselves as much as possible while still celebrating the variety of buildings that have been nominated.
Type Of Awards
While there are a considerable amount of things to think about when planning an awards ceremony, many people forget to think about the physical awards themselves. This can be quite a significant mistake, as they may be what many people, especially the winners, remember your ceremony for. There can be a variety of different materials and designs to choose from for them, such as crystal awards, glass awards, and much more while having a significant amount of customisability. Since it’s an architectural awards ceremony, you may want to put some thought and effort into how these are designed and what they’re made from.
Choose A Suitable Venue
One of the most important aspects of any awards ceremony is the venue, and this can be especially true when it comes to an architecture awards ceremony. With that in mind, you should put a considerable amount of time into ensuring that you pick the right building for the ceremony. When you’re choosing a venue, you’ll need to consider the likes of size, how easy it is to get to, parking and a variety of other issues. Because of that, you’ll need to out quite a significant amount of thought into the decision.
However, there’s more to the venue than just choosing a venue. You’ll also need to consider the decorations, layout and much more. In the vast majority of cases, however, a venue owner may work with you to ensure that everything is done to your liking. In many cases, venue owners can be worth listening to, as they may have a large amount of experience hosting awards ceremonies in their building. As such, they can offer a few different insights as to what may or may not work for your event.
Have Appropriate Entertainment
While the main attraction of any awards ceremony may be the awards themselves, you’ll still need to consider entertainment. After all, the event isn’t solely going to be about handing out the awards and going home; or, at least, that’s not what attendees are going to expect. As such, there should be a lot of thought into what entertainment you want to provide during the night. You’ll firstly need to decide what kind of entertainer to pick, but you’ll need to go further than that and choose who exactly you want to perform at the event.
Once that’s decided, there’s also the process of booking them, which is best done as early as possible. This is chiefly because the majority of entertainers are booked quite a considerable length of time beforehand; with that in mind, booking early will ensure that they’re available for your event. You’ll also need to consider whether these entertainers will be appropriate for the event and someone that your attendees will enjoy. Related to this is the host or hosts of the event, which can be equally as important as the entertainment as they ensure that the night runs smoothly.
This can be a decision that takes quite a considerable amount of thought, as you’ll need to have somebody interesting who’ll be able to keep an audience entertained and informed throughout the evening. After all, nobody wants the audience at their ceremony to get bored, which is why this choice is key.