Hindu-Punjabi Indian Wedding Traditions; Essential Guide for Catering Sales Managers

Many people think that Indian wedding ceremonies are the same across the many Indian sub-cultures. While there are many similarities between Hindu and Jain wedding ceremonies across India, they do somewhat vary by region. And Sikh, Muslim, and Buddhist weddings … Continue reading Hindu-Punjabi Indian Wedding Traditions; Essential Guide for Catering Sales Managers

6 Indian Wedding Sales Tactics That Distinguish Catering Managers

Selling an Indian or any other type of South Asian wedding is a whole different thing than other events that venue Catering Managers work on. From the consumers’ unique needs, the buyer mindset, the budgets, and the number of influencers … Continue reading 6 Indian Wedding Sales Tactics That Distinguish Catering Managers

How to Keep the Door Open on Indian Wedding Leads that Go MIA

I’m sure you’ve been there before. A prospect is really enthusiastic about your venue. The site visit goes well, you send them a proposal and then….radio silence. You follow up and also nothing. It happens to every salesperson and in … Continue reading How to Keep the Door Open on Indian Wedding Leads that Go MIA

Indian Wedding Terminology: A Guide For Venue Marketing and Sales Teams

Indian weddings are inherently rich in culture, traditions, religions and customs. As such there are a lot of terms associated with each step, event, and custom. We’ve detailed the terminology here with an emphasis on the aspects that are relevant … Continue reading Indian Wedding Terminology: A Guide For Venue Marketing and Sales Teams

Thinking About Getting Into The Indian Wedding Market? Essentials That Venues Must Accommodate To Host Indian Weddings.

Indian weddings are large, elaborate events that take place over multiple days. Actually the celebrations really start the weekend before the actual wedding with activity and buzz throughout the hosts’ homes. Guests – relatives – from afar start arriving early … Continue reading Thinking About Getting Into The Indian Wedding Market? Essentials That Venues Must Accommodate To Host Indian Weddings.

Pink mandap for an outdoor Indian wedding

Intro to Indian Wedding Mandaps For Venue Catering Sales Managers

For any Catering Sales Managers and venues that are interested in selling Indian weddings, knowing what a mandap is, is a really good place to start. {What Is A Mandap?} Definition: A mandap is the equivalent of an altar. Traditionally, … Continue reading Intro to Indian Wedding Mandaps For Venue Catering Sales Managers

Power Outage at an Indian Wedding and How the Venue Handled It Beautifully

I was attending a ShaadiShop wedding in Southern California and during the break after lunch and before cocktail hour there was a city-wide power outage. In a way we got lucky that the outage happened after the ceremony and after … Continue reading Power Outage at an Indian Wedding and How the Venue Handled It Beautifully