How to Discuss Tipping Etiquette With Party Planners

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on May 4, 2022

Tips are a way for clients to show satisfaction, appreciation and provide additional compensation to vendors for a job well done. It’s not uncommon for clients to wait until an event is over to provide a tip, but it can also slip their minds while planning the event or during the celebration.

We created this article to provide our vendors with advice on discussing gratuity with clients before events and to help them feel confident doing so. 

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Video: 25th Anniversary Celebration

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on April 28, 2022

We're celebrating 25 years of connecting vendors with party planners for all types of events! Since 1997, we've helped vendors get booked for over 500,000 celebrations, collectively earning more than $300 million.

As part of the celebration, we caught up with some of our longest-standing and top-booked vendors virtually to learn about their experience with The Bash. Watch the video below to find out why they joined, their favorite features, most memorable event they booked through The Bash, and more!

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How V&V Bartending is Stirring Up Growth

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on April 26, 2022

Meet Vincent, bartender and owner at V & V Bartending. Vincent began his bartending business four years ago, and what started as a one-member team has since expanded to 20 mixologists. V&V Bartending joined The Bash last year and is already a top-booked bartender! In addition to bartending, other services they offer include a portable bar, customized drink menus, signature drinks, and different types of ices to keep cocktails cool.

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How This Caricaturist Turned Her Passion Into a Career

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on March 31, 2022

Meet Emily Byrne, a caricaturist and long-time member of The Bash. She has over 20 years of professional experience creating caricatures and silhouettes for everyone from babies to one-hundred-year-olds. Party guests are amazed by her ability to create spot-on and light-hearted likenesses in only a matter of minutes by pen or scissors. The best part is, her caricatures and silhouettes are not only a customized experience for every guest, but also a party memento!

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6 Things Party Planners Look For in a Vendor Quote

Posted by Audrey Saavedra on March 23, 2022

We’ve heard from vendors about their top tips when submitting quotes to leads. Now, we heard directly from planners about what they look for in vendor quotes—we even spoke with our very own Katie D. on our Account Services Team who is currently planning her wedding! From their early planning stage to when they're ready to book, find out what party and event hosts value in a quote and what leads them to hire a vendor.

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