Golf fans know the Ryder Cup will be coming to Whistling Straits September 22-27, 2020. The impact this tournament will have on Wisconsin is huge. Tournament organizers have said they expect 50,000 people per day to be watching the tournament and the overall economic impact of $135 million dollars to the region.
Although the Ryder Cup is just under a year away, that impact is already being felt around the state with tee times being booked up already at other top courses around the area like, Erin Hills, home of the 2017 US Open. The Bog in Saukville and Geneva National in Lake Geneva have had strong interest in booking tee times over the week of the Ryder Cup. You can read the entire article here.
Check out the drone flyover of the Whistling Straits course for the Ryder Cup 2020
Another satisfied corporate client that enjoyed an Oktoberfest themed event at Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in Milwaukee. Dm-Connection & Events helped with the decor, floral and entertainment which helped make this event event one the attendees will remember for a while. The client also pulled in a team building exercise in the middle of the event to keep the attendees engaged, a little challenging when you have 400 people in a room but it all worked out. There were craft beer tasting stations, a variety of food stations including one that featured German only food, a virtual reality station, Photo Booth, entertainment, silent auction and a visit from Bernie Brewer and the Racing Sausage who worked the room and took photos with the attendees. Although it was a lot, it kept the attendees engaged during the three hour event that evening. Offering attendees options to engage during an event keeps it fun and lively, it also offers them a chance to post their fun photos to their social media accounts and keeps your branded event out there for others to see. It also builds camaraderie among the attendees. This event scored a 10 for attendee engagement.
I recently dined and toured Saz's State House and the food was absolutely delicious. They just came out with their Fall menu selections and we tried several dishes (Butternut Squash Ravolli, Harvest Flat Bread and Wild Mushroom Risotto) and everything was so tasty, perfect for a Fall day. Saz's is know for their restaurant and catering but they also operate several unique venues for corporate events, trade shows and receptions.
I toured a fairly new venue called South Second. It's located at 838 S. Second St in Milwaukee. It's in a beautiful brick building that offers a clean slate for groups. It seats 225 for a dinner and offers a second level which can be used for a reception with nice leather seating. It also offers three garage doors that face South which offers plenty of light in the room and opens up for fresh air in the evening or if the party wants to enjoy the outdoors on the patio adjacent the room.
Saz's operates several venues and is a preferred caterer for many others around the Milwaukee area. Here is a link to the list of exclusive and preferred venues. Not only do they have phenomenal food but also many unique venues for your next corporate event.
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Photo credit: Jadon Good Photography
I recently dined at RARE Steakhouse in Milwaukee and had an opportunity to not only sample their mouth watering steak and side dishes but also toured their private event space. They offer two rooms, one that seats approximately 40 people for a reception/dinner. The Library has beautiful woodwork and shelves filled with books of all different genres. It overlooks Wisconsin Avenue and has options for AV as well.
The smaller room seats 10 and is perfect for a small board meeting or evening dinner with clients. It features photos of famous Milwaukeeans around the room. The staff at RARE Steakhouse offer top-notch service and are very passionate about their food, presentation and drink offerings.
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