One of the most inspiring ways of bringing a community together behind an important cause is to hire a banquet hall and hold a party to raise the funds that are needed to help the cause. If you want to ensure the banquet hall is filled with guests on the big night, it is important to publicize your fundraising party well in advance of the date it will take place and to keep up the publicity so that people do not forget about it. Some shops and cafes may be willing to display posters which tell customers when and where your party is taking place. If the cause you are raising money for is one that is important to your local community, you may also be able to interest your local newspaper in writing about your party.
While publicizing your event is essential to ensure that guests show up at the banquet hall, the responsibilities of the person planning the party do not stop there. It is important to put a lot of planning into the decorations, the catering and the music, to ensure that partygoers will have a great time from the moment they arrive at the banquet hall. For example, if you arrange for local shops and businesses to donate prizes to your fundraising event, you could organize a raffle on the night which would give partygoers the opportunity to buy tickets and win prizes.
Sometimes, the owners of the banquet hall may be able to offer you the use of the room at a special rate as their way of supporting your event. However, with good planning it should be possible to find enough people who are happy to pay for reasonably priced tickets to the party to cover the cost of hiring the banquet hall and any other expenses, such as a DJ and a caterer, and still have enough at the end of the party to help your cause.