1. Prepare an action plan
Other than creating a more traditional brochure for what your venue's micro-weddings will include, it's a good idea to create some literature for the wedding party on how your venue is addressing safety and hygiene concerns. This information might include:
- Credible resources with the most up-to-date information and guidelines from your relevant government
- A clear plan for how your venue stays COVID-safe in general - for example, temperature testing staff, or details of how social distancing is being observed and enforced
- For accommodation venues, information about local health care facilities
Being upfront and proactive with prospective guests will make them feel at ease, and reassure them of your dedication to their safety on the big day.
2. Provide sanitizer stations and offer masks
Hand sanitizer is a powerful tool against COVID-19. Although leading health experts recommend people wash their hands for 20 seconds throughout the day, hand sanitizer will kill germs and viruses on the go.
Place sanitization stations around areas like the dance floor, bathrooms and any food to minimize the spread of the virus. You can even decorate the stations to make them part of the décor. Use creative baskets and signs that match your color scheme so even large hand sanitizer pump bottles fit right in with your venue.
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3. Set up videoconferencing - or spread the wedding out over several rooms
4. Serve a plated meal
5. Consider an outdoor ceremony
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