Category: Inspire

Aug 02

Trending Wedding Themes 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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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 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 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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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 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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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

One year on and in the middle of the isolation, they celebrated their first anniversary with a romantic dinner ordered from our Metropolis at Home menu. It was a great opportunity to ask them how they met and to reflect back on their cherished day. Scroll down for the details with images taken by Theodore […]

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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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Apr 08

8 ways to keep a healthy mindset during self isolation

Inspire | 08.04.20

We know that this is a challenging time, mentally and physically, as we face an indefinite period of self isolation. Whether you’re bunkering down and WFH (…yes, we have jumped on the acronym bandwagon), find yourself working reduced hours or not working at all as a result of COVID-19, it’s important to keep a healthy […]

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Jan 10

Daniel & Michael’s Wedding

Inspire | 10.01.20

Every once in a while we host a wedding so fabulous it would be unthinkable to not share it with the world. Last year we were lucky enough to be part of Daniel & Michael’s big day. We caught up with the happy couple to ask them a few questions about how they met, what […]

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Dec 20

2019 Merry Metropolis Moments

Inspire | 20.12.19

As we draw closer to the end of the year, we are taking a moment to reflect on some of the incredible events we have played our part in this year.  We opened our doors to 218 events and a huge 43,506 guests across the year (that’s a lot of food, wine and fun!), so […]

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Nov 15

Immersive Experience Showcase

Inspire | 15.11.19

Guided meditations, yoga demonstrations, activations, collaborative zones and live entertainment set the bar high at our recent Immersive Experience Showcase. Venue showcases are the perfect platform for engaging with our valued clients. But we know that these showcases are a dime-a-dozen and our clients time is valuable. Our team was tasked with a challenge; to […]

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Aug 30

Introducing Balance By Metropolis Events

Inspire | 30.08.19

At Metropolis Events, we believe that balance is the key to a happy focussed work life. Evidence shows that being more mindful has a direct correlation to lowering stress, assisting with interpersonal communication and improving focus and concentration.  As we spend about 30% of our lives at work or at work related events, practicing and […]

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May 15

Love is love: A chat with our friends at Mr Theodore

Inspire | 15.05.19

One of the greatest things we believe in at Metropolis Events, is the strength and power that love has in today’s society. When we were first introduced to Mr Theodore, we were immediately captivated by their unique and inclusive approach to the wedding market. Considered an evolving inspiration for many, you may ask… who actually […]

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