5 Ways Your Wedding Can Give Back to the Community
View Post 

5 Ways Your Wedding Can Give Back to the Community

June 7, 2019

We take community impact seriously and encourage our clients to do the same. You don’t have to donate $75,000 to make a big impact on the community. We’ve identified 5 ways your wedding can help make the world a better and more sustainable place for everyone.

3 Unique Staff Appreciation Events to Plan This Summer
View Post 

3 Unique Staff Appreciation Events to Plan This Summer

May 29, 2019

We understand events are hard to plan in the summer without an immediate source of water for your staff to jump into. But we’ve identified three staff appreciation events you can plan this summer that will be all the rave amongst colleagues and friends. And really transform the boring corporate offsite.

Hospitality with Purpose
View Post 

Hospitality with Purpose

May 3, 2019

Gather Venues is now more than just a beautiful event venue.

We now offer additional services to transform your event from ordinary to extraordinary.

From event vision to execution, we can assist you in every step of the planning process. We believe in community-minded hospitality.

 

Beauty and Belonging for Survivors of Human Trafficking
View Post 

Beauty and Belonging for Survivors of Human Trafficking

February 21, 2019

Austin-based Sanctuary Project is a community of survivors and their advocates creating beautiful products with messages of hope. Gather Venues sat down with Holly Christine Hayes Founder and CEO of Sanctuary Project to learn more about what they do and their inaugural event held at Gather Venues last year.

4 (UNOFFICIAL) SXSW TIPS FROM LOCALS
View Post 

4 (UNOFFICIAL) SXSW TIPS FROM LOCALS

January 17, 2019

The perfect SXSW event space is fun, accessible, and has lots of space for all the amazingness of Austin’s greatest annual music festival. Since Gather Venues has hosted and has been the SXSW venue for companies like Bravo and ShipStation, we know a thing or two about what makes for a great South By experience.

We’ve thought of 4 ways you can make your SXSW experience as a local the best it can be.

A More Functional Democracy
View Post 

A More Functional Democracy

October 23, 2018

Earlier this month, a locally focused civics organization, a Functional Democracy held their product’s launch party at our Gather Venues Monroe location. The event was strategically held just one month before Texas’s midterm elections and welcomed comedians, civic arts and crafts, and two of Austin’s own city council members; Delia Garza and Greg Casar.

Connecting Communities For Sustainable Impact
View Post 

Connecting Communities For Sustainable Impact

October 15, 2018

The African Leadership Bridge is championing the next generation of African leaders through sustainable scholarships and a strong support network to provide the tools and experience needed to drive change in the African continent.

We chatted with Rudi Ngnepi, Vice President of their board to learn more about the beginning of African Leadership Bridge, their annual fundraising event: A Night in Africa, and why Gather Venues was the place they chose for their event.

Carrying Hope
View Post 

Carrying Hope

October 8, 2018

Carrying Hope is a local Austin organization that aspires to give a Hope Pack filled with comfort and necessity items to every child entering the foster care system in Central Texas. This past February, they had their first annual fundraiser in our unique Gather Venues Monroe space.

Art From The Streets
View Post 

Art From The Streets

September 12, 2018

Gather Venues’ blog strives to highlight the programs and projects that are making our Austin community and the communities around us a better place. This month’s blog will focus on Art From the Streets, a local Austin organization that gives the enormous gift of self-esteem and financial support directly to the homeless artists that create … Continue reading “Art From The Streets”