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May 13
Structuring your corporate invites

Structuring your corporate invites

Create | 13.05.22

We all know how important first impressions are, and for your guests, it starts with the invitation to your event. Not only does it formally invite your guests and inform them of the event agenda and information, but it sets the tone for your whole event and creates a lasting impression. Depending on the type […]

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Apr 14

Metropolis Brides

Create Inspire | 14.04.22

Introducing the first segment of Metropolis Bride where we do a monthly highlight of our stunning brides and give you all their wedding details. Think wedding styling, florals, the dress, the shoes, the wedding cake………you name it we have it covered!  Let us introduce you to some of our beautiful February Metropolis Brides; Sofia, Olivia, […]

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Apr 08
Trending Wedding Styles

Trending Wedding Styles

Inspire | 08.04.22

Alright, the time has come to select your wedding style and start locking in those suppliers (the earlier the better as they book out quickly). There are so many options of styling that you may be asking yourself “where do I start?”.  Well, we have made the decision process so seamless that it will be […]

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Apr 01

AIME 2022

Imagine | 01.04.22

If you follow us on social media or attended yourself, you may have seen that our team had an exhibitor stand at the Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME). This is the LEADING trade event for the meetings and events industry. Bringing international and local buyers together allows them to meet with some of […]

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Mar 24

Wedding Dress Trends for 2022

Imagine | 24.03.22

It’s nearly April and weddings in 2022 are already in full motion! If you have a wedding in the upcoming months you may be well underway with your wedding planning and may already have your dream wedding dress. But for the brides who are just starting their planning journey, firstly how exciting and secondly, this […]

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Mar 16

Site inspection at Metropolis Events

Create | 16.03.22

So you’ve searched high and low through thousands of wedding venues, and you’ve decided that Metropolis Events is your DREAM wedding venue!!!!  The first thing you will want to do is book a site inspection to ensure that the venue is the right fit for you and your guests! How to book a site inspection […]

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Mar 08

International Women’s Day!

Meet the team | 08.03.22

Recognizing and addressing gender equalities is this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) theme. #BreakTheBias aims to have a gender-equal world and here at Metropolis Events, we are passionate about enforcing and ensuring that within our workplace we are free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. This is recognized with nearly 70% of leadership being female and […]

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Mar 04
Bridal Party getting ready

Asking your Bride Tribe

Inspire | 04.03.22

So you’ve finally got the ring! And since you’ve probably been counting down for this day to arrive for a while now, you have a good idea of who you’re going to select as part of your bride tribe on your dream day. Now it’s your turn to pop the question to your besties and […]

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Feb 18

How to plan the perfect proposal – The Small Things Co

Create | 18.02.22

This year could not start any better! We are right in the midst of proposal season for 2022. You may be raising your eyebrows at that sentence….well December, January and February are the biggest months of the year for proposals, with popular dates occurring. Such as Christmas Eve & Day, New Year’s Eve & Day […]

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Feb 18

Team Meetings in the Morning

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There are so many benefits of hosting your team meetings in the morning. I am sure you have heard this saying before and we couldn’t agree more. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day Breakfast is the first meal you eat, it fuels your body and sets the tone for the rest of […]

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Dec 29
top 5 moments in 2021

Top 5 moments in 2021

Create | 29.12.21

As the year winds up, we have taken the time to reflect upon the year that was. 2021, you were both challenging and rewarding at the same time, but we have heard enough about the hard times this year so let’s have a look at our top 5 moments: In 2021 we… Welcomed a whole […]

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Dec 22

Wedding trends to expect in 2022

Inspire | 22.12.21

Did you hear? 2022 is going to be the biggest year for weddings yet. After almost two years of postponements and cancellations we are happy to be operating at full capacity and creating memories. So, in 2022 what wedding trends can we expect to see? Digital invites More and more couples are choosing to go […]

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Dec 16

2021 WRAP: Our favourite styled events

Inspire | 16.12.21

Elle & Josh Elle and Josh’s post-lockdown wedding reception was a 1920 Great Gatsby dream. The wonderful couple left their celebration in the hands of the team at The Style Co to put together the most magnificent Melbourne wedding. They had it all, from the themed furniture to the detail in the bonbonniere, followed by […]

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Dec 06

Winter Wedding Inspiration

Inspire | 06.12.21

Winter weddings are quickly becoming just as popular as summer/spring for our soon-to-be-wed couples. Wedding dates are in short supply after the last couple of years so winter dates have certainly grown in popularity, similarly to week day weddings. But that’s not the only reason they have been becoming a more common choice. So why should […]

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Aug 26

HOW TO WRITE YOUR WEDDING VOWS

Create | 26.08.21

Download your very own complimentary vow template to edit today! So, your big day is getting closer by the second and it’s time to start writing your vows! Are you struggling to make a start? Don’t worry you aren’t alone. We want to help make this process easier, so, we have put together a template for […]

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Aug 18

Top tips from Melbourne wedding stylist – The Small Things Co

Create | 18.08.21

Introducing The Small Things Co, one of our incredible preferred suppliers here at Metropolis Events. We were lucky enough to get an inside from co-owner and creative Director, Paula, to hear what’s trending right now in the world of styling and her top tips to couples when planning their wedding. The Small Things Co are […]

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Aug 05

Top 5 reasons why you should consider an unplugged wedding ceremony

Imagine | 05.08.21

Firstly, what is an unplugged ceremony? This has to be one of our favorite wedding trends of 2020/21. An unplugged wedding ceremony refers to when a couple request that their guests put away all phones, cameras or any other device to encourage guests to be present and in the moment. 1. Guests are fully engagedHaving […]

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Aug 02

Trending Wedding Styles 2021

Inspire | 02.08.21

Classic soft elegance This timeless trend really does exert formal luxury. A black-tie reception with bridal party and guests dressing to the nines, the overall venue aesthetic will have to match accordingly – take our venue for example. This classic trend is pulling out all the stops for a dreamy reception, including an exquisite head […]

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Jul 29

Our fave proposal stories

Inspire | 29.07.21

Each day at Metropolis Events we are lucky enough to meet some of the most incredible couples. Once we do, our favourite thing to do is to ask how they met and their proposal story. We have heard them all, some romantic, some funny, and some that didn’t quite go as planned… but here are […]

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Jul 02

Why you should consider an Autumn wedding

Inspire | 02.07.21

Autumn is one of the most beautiful times of the year here in Melbourne. There is so much to love about this season, whether it be the changing of the leaves, the breath-taking scenery or the crisp air, combine all of that and you truly have the perfect atmosphere for a wedding. Our Metropolis couple, […]

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Jun 25

Wedding Budget – How to pay for your wedding day

Inspire | 25.06.21

Wedding Budget – How to pay for your wedding day So, your partner proposed and you’re still riding that high, living in an unbreakable love bubble. As you settle into your new role as fiancé and start to dream up all the possibilities that your special day could hold, there’s one question that seems to […]

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Jun 25

The Ultimate Wedding Budget Template

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Complimentary Wedding Budget Template Is your wedding day on the horizon? Whether you are planning a small, intimate affair, or a huge statement wedding… the first thing you must consider is your budget and how you will pay for the wedding. We know the importance of budgeting and how hard it can be to stick […]

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Jun 24

Metropolis Bride ‘The You and Me Podcast’ feature

Imagine | 24.06.21

Metropolis Bride ‘The You and Me Podcast’ feature Our Metropolis bride – Marina Magri, was recently featured in The You and Me Podcast ‘Real Bride’ podcast. Marina was among some of Melbourne’s luckiest brides, tying the knot right before Melbourne’s lockdown 4.0. The You and Me Podcast is the ultimate podcast for all things bridal, […]

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Apr 23

Loosen your collar this End of Financial year at Metropolis Events!

Imagine | 23.04.21

EOFY is a pivotal time of year in rewarding your employees and making them feel valued, helping to boost morale and, celebrate the year that has been – and let’s face it, after the year that we have had, we are all deserving of a little celebration… This EOFY we are encouraging our clients to […]

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Apr 23

Choosing the perfect venue

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The question was popped, the ring is on and you’re officially ENGAGED! Congratulations! Now, the real journey begins – planning the wedding. The first milestone on this journey will likely be securing the venue.With an abundance of event spaces offering fabulous catering, gorgeous views, and everything you need to create the perfect day, shortlisting your […]

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Apr 12

The Ultimate Wedding Checklist

Imagine | 12.04.21

Knowing where to start can be overwhelming – the start is always the hardest part, let us help you with that  Our greatest tip? Ensure to stay organised during the lead up to your wedding and make sure you enjoy the planning process, after all, it’s the most exciting time of your life!  There is an abundance of […]

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Apr 09

Shopping for your wedding dress

Inspire | 09.04.21

So, you recently said yes to your forever…. Now the real fun begins! Planning a wedding can be pretty overwhelming. There is so much to consider! What style of wedding do I want? What colour palettes should I select? Where do I want to get married? Where do you even begin… Traditionally there are two […]

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Mar 18

Proposal giveaway winners: Jayme & Alanna

Inspire | 18.03.21

At Metropolis we love a good proposal story and this one was just divine. In collaboration with some of Melbourne’s most admired planners and suppliers, we were able to host a magical day for proposal giveaway winners, Jayme and Alanna. We were lucky enough to delve a little deeper into their love story, and trust […]

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Mar 15

Meet the team: Angela

Meet the team | 15.03.21

We would like to introduce our new Head of Sale and Events, Angela!! Angela has just started with us in January 2021 and we are so excited to have her on board with the Metropolis Events team. In order to get to know her a little bit more we picked her brain with a questionnaire; […]

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Mar 05

Looking back, Learning forward

Inspire | 05.03.21

The future of 2021 starts with your team- are you brave enough to make this your year? Pivot is a word that we have all heard time and time again over the last year. “It’s time to pivot your business”, “Make the most of new opportunities”. But it’s a word that has taken on a […]

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Jan 22

Selecting the prefect engagement ring

Inspire | 22.01.21

Once upon a time, a man gave an engagement ring to a woman to symbolise the eternity of their love. The groom to be was expected to spend two months of wages on a ring and they were expected to select the ring with no guidance from their bride to be. While the symbol of […]

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Jan 07

Proposal trends

Inspire | 07.01.21

December and January are quite possibly our favourite months of the year… why you might ask? Well, because for us in the wedding world, it is what is known as “proposal season”. Did you know that the most popular days to propose to a partner include Christmas Day, New Years Day and Valentines Day?  What […]

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Dec 23

2020 Merry Metropolis Moments

Inspire | 23.12.20

The end of the year is approaching and although it has proven to be a challenging year, we are still so grateful to reflect back on the beautiful events we were able to host this year. The year undoubtedly looked different thanks to COVID-19. We hosted 81 events at our fabulous venue and welcomed 9,991 […]

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Dec 17

Recipe: Date, Cacao & Tahini Energy Balls

Create Food | 17.12.20

A quick no bake snack! No more working from home means less time in the kitchen so, this is the perfect, no fuss and no bake snack for morning or afternoon tea. Share your creation with us on social media by tagging #ImagineInspireCreate Ingredients 200g of Dates cut in half 100g of Coconut, desiccated 1.5 […]

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Dec 04

The new floral trend you need to know about!

Inspire | 04.12.20

An elegant alternative to fresh flowers, which only last a few days, are dried and preserved arrangements. These are becoming a more popular choice for weddings, as we start to see flower shortages across the country due to the pandemic.  Dried arrangements also make a perfect keepsake from your day, staying exactly as you and […]

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Dec 04

Summer wedding cake trends to inspire you!

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The Summer breeze is here…. Summer is quite possibly one of our favourite times of the year. Besides the fact that the sky is looking brighter, we are also entering what is known to us in the industry as “prime wedding season”. If you’re a Summer bride, you are no doubt thinking about ways that […]

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Oct 19

Recipe: Apple & Rhubarb crumble

Create Food | 19.10.20

Sweet indulgence! A sweet Sunday indulgence. This beautiful recipe is perfect for a weekend treat and is quick and easy to make! Share your creation with us on social media by tagging #ImagineInspireCreate Ingredients 1 x bunch rhubarb, leaves discarded, stems washed & cut into 3 cm pieces 1/2 cup caster sugar Zest & juice […]

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Sep 29

Micro Weddings

Inspire | 29.09.20

With so much uncertainty around weddings at present, particularly following the release of the Victorian State Government’s Coronavirus Roadmap to Reopening last Sunday, we sat down with popular Melbourne Celebrant Sally Hughes to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted her business, the options couples have available to them during the pandemic and the rising popularity of […]

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Sep 29

A COVID Wedding

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Lidia & Dean were due to wed on the 14th of June of this year. Like so many other couples, they were faced with the dilemma of deciding whether to postpone their wedding or persevere due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Making this decision is not easy…. It means leaving behind the original dream that you […]

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Sep 11

The future of events is here!

Inspire | 11.09.20

It has certainly been a long six months for the events industry with the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 forcing their closure. So, the big question on everyone’s mind is…. What does the future of events look like? While we are all hoping for the green light to get back into the venues surrounded by great […]

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Sep 07

Recipe: Potato and Parmesan Gnocchi with Mushrooms

Create Food | 07.09.20

A classic Italian dish, sure to please the whole family! We wanted to share with you a Metropolis menu favourite created by our Head Chef, Lana Cargill – Potato and Parmesan Gnocchi with Mushrooms. This recipe is a must try and far easier to make than you might think! Share your creation with us on […]

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Aug 13
Josh & Monica

A real life love story…

Imagine Inspire | 13.08.20

Let’s be honest, there is nothing better than kicking back in front of the TV with a good rom com and a glass of Pinot Noir in hand… They are just feel good stories. One of the advantages of working in the weddings and events industry, is that we actually get to see these real-life […]

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Aug 06
Louis & Albina's Wedding

Louis & Albina: One year on.

Inspire | 06.08.20

Albina and Louis hosted their fairy tale wedding at Metropolis Events in May last year – and what a day it was! This stunning duo styled our fabulous venue to absolute perfection, with classic white roses, sparkling chandeliers and accents of gold to bring their dream day to life….              […]

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Jun 25

Winter Entertaining; it’s getting cold out there

Imagine | 25.06.20

Cover image supplied by Harry the hirer With Melbourne Meteorology forecasting an extra cold, wet winter this year Harry the hirer have shared their furnishing and colour ideas to warm up your winter event Cocktail party and pre-dinner drink seating The neutral tones of Metropolis, towering floor to ceiling windows and versatile spaces provide the […]

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Jun 10

Magic behind the scenes with our Head Chef, Lana Cargill

Inspire | 10.06.20

Cover image: Theodore & Co Just as it is in many homes, our kitchen is the heartbeat of our operation. The love and care that goes into creating our exceptional menus and outstanding dishes is something that we are truly proud of. So we thought it was time to introduce you to the woman who, alongside […]

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Jun 10

Recipe: Rich macadamia and chocolate brownie

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Using pantry essentials, this decadent brownie recipe is easy, delicious and fool-proof. There are so many ways to serve this crowd pleasing favourite and we have included our suggestions, but with endless possibilities, we would love to see what you come up with! Share your brownies with us on social media by tagging #ImagineInspireCreate Ingredients […]

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Jun 10

2020 Wedding floral trends: Working with your florist during a flower shortage

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Cover image: Floretta We recently spoke with Grace Camobreco Reyes, co-owner of floral design studio, Floretta, about the impacts of COVID-19 on the flower industry. Grace shares her insights on how you can work with your florist to adapt your brief and achieve your dream floral vision despite the current flower shortage and increased costs. […]

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May 05

The world of events: bringing client event briefs to life

Imagine | 05.05.20

Cover image: Hagar Australia Make A Broken World Beautiful Gala DinnerPhotography: Smokey Oscar Three day bump-in schedules, coordinating armed guards for thousands of dollars of jewellery, custom carpet installs, craning in luxury cars, managing arrivals of high profile guests and dignitaries, collaborating with guest chefs, feeding 40 crew members in the middle of service and […]

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Apr 22

Recipe: Banana, walnut and chia bread

Create | 22.04.20

There’s just something about freshly baked banana bread that conjures up all those beautiful, familiar feelings of home. Not only is it simple to make, but if you’re like us and don’t like seeing any food go to waste, it’s also the perfect recipe to use up those over-ripe bananas. So if you’re spending more […]

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