It is easy to make a lot of assumptions about what is included with the event space for your conference, corporation event or private party. However, you cannot assume anything as every event space includes different things. Here is a list of the most often questions that were forgotten to be asked of the venue.

Event Space

Keep this list of questions in front of you when shopping for an event space for your corporate event. They could save you from a very expensive misunderstanding during your event.

Set-Up Time

How many hours are allowed by the facility for set-up and break-down for your event?


Is your favorite caterer allowed to cater your event? Most venues will allow only their own in-house catering.


What furniture is provided by the facility?


Is waitstaff included with the rental?


What insurance is required for my event?


Can we bring our own liquor to the event?


Is parking available onsite? Is there a charge to guests?

Unexpected Charges

Are there any other charges such as gratuities, cleaning fees, overtime charges, service fees of any kind?

Security Personnel

Are there security guards on the property during our event?

Bad Weather

What is the policy for cancellation due to bad weather, earthquakes, or other disasters out of our control?


Are there other less expensive dates available? Many times, venues offer heavily discounted rates for slower times of the week or year.


Is a deposit needed to book the dates or full payment?

Audio/Visual Equipment

Is A/V equipment available? Is a tech onsite in case they are needed?

Villa Ragusa

Villa Ragusa is a very popular venue with various size event spaces to meet corporate and private events up to 650 guests. Contact us to discuss your event.