Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Dean Bell Special Events
Planning for your next corporate event or party? Here are some common questions and answers that may help. And please don't hestitate to contact us if you have an inquiry! We can help you take care of the entertainment, catering, props, decorations and more.
Q: What are some popular locations & venues in San Antonio for special events?
A: Ah, so many venues, so little space to mention them all. Frankly, we do have our favorites. Starting with the Weston Centre right on the riverwalk and Sunset Station which is centrally located close to all downtown hotels. and the Plazas of La Villita which are also downtown. Call or email to discuss pros and cons of other locations. We'll do all the legwork and let you know what sites are available on your dates and the costs.
Q: What services do you typically provide at corporate events & parties?
A: It always depends on the client and the needs of the event. It can range from site selection to menus to entertainment, designing theme decor. You name it, we do it.
Q: Do you provide event planning services?
A: Yes, just give us a call or email us your needs and other details. We'll get started on planning your event asap—usually the same day depending on how complex your event requirements are.
Q: Can you provide live entertainment at our special event?
A: Certainly. We've been in the entertainment industry for over 30 years. We work with many personal managers of major artists and have access to all local and regional entertainers.
Q: Can you provide food catering at our special event?
A: Absolutely. Just let us know your preferences on style and theme, number of guests to plan for, any no-nos or restrictions on diet; we'll send you some basic menu ideas to get started and go from there.
Q: We need some party ideas for our corporate event, can you help us out?
A: Certainly. We've been planning parties for over 30 years and we can give you tons of ideas and ways to make them happen. Give us some parameters to work from and we'll give you several ideas to consider.
Q: What are some of the more popular party themes you offer?
A: Some of the more popular ideas range from TexMex themes to Casino events styled around the Old West, Saloon ambience to upscale Latin themes to Hollywood based events.
Q: Can we rent party props, decor, lighting & accessories from you?
A: Yes. We have a wide variety of staging and decor props depending on the theme of your event. We also have great ideas on special lighting effects.
Q: Can you provide a custom theme party for our special event?
A: Yes, we can. First, we'll have discussions about your company, your budget, your goals and customers and what you want to accomplish.
Q: How much lead time do you generally need to get started?
A: We have been known to get proposals to a client within 24 hours depending on the complexity of the event. However, we do like to show off so give us at least a couple of days for a reply..
Q: How much are your services and how much will it all cost?
A: It all depends on the size of your event and what is involved. We'll give you an itemized list of costs and other details as part of the proposal.
Q: Do you provide your services outside of the San Antonio area?
A: Yes, we work all over the state of Texas.
Q: How do we best coordinate with you for planning our special event?
A: First, call 800.729.0450. That's direct to my desk. You can also use the 'contact us' button on this page which will come to us as an email. We'll respond asap.