The Psychology of Seating: How It Affects Guest Interaction and Comfort

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"Seating Serenity: Why Allowing Guests to Choose Their Seats Is a Game-Changer"

"Personalization, Comfort, and Harmony: Making Your Guests Feel at Home" Read More

Attending an Event as an Introvert?

Here are some tips for enjoying yourself at an event as an introvert: Read More

The Guest Table featured in The Knot Magazine!

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Hilda Awad Of The Guest Table Honored As Dearborn’s 2022 Local Business Person Of The Year

Today, Alignable’s network has chosen Hilda Awad of The Guest Table as Dearborn’s 2022 Business Person Of The Year! Read More

The Host with the Most: Organizing Your Networking Event

As the host or organizer of a networking event you want to achieve three things: Read More

5 Important Factors to Consider When Creating Your Seating Chart

Start Your Fuss-Free, No Tears Seating Plan Today! Read More

3 Seating Plan Tips for a Post-Pandemic World

below are three tips you can use in the post-pandemic world to create an event seating plan people will appreciate. Read More

How to Arrange Your Wedding Seating Chart, Without Hurting Any Feelings

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The Positive Effects the Pandemic May Have on our Weddings in 2021

Celebrations will be different in 2021, and in many ways for the better. But how will the pandemic shape our weddings and how can we embrace the Read More

The Guest Table Offers New Options to Support Event Planning Industry in COVID-19 Era

The is providing event planners and individuals planning events with new options for social distancing while planning events in ad Read More

Help Ease Anxiety for Your Wedding Guests with Help from The Guest Table

The Covid-19 pandemic has created a brand new layer of anxiety for brides and grooms planning their weddings into 2021: seating arrangements. Read More

Keep Your Thanksgiving Gatherings Happy and Healthy This Year with These Tips

These tips from the CDC can help you determine the best way to protect yourself and your family if you decide to partake in a family gathering th Read More

Guest Blog! Celebrity Event Planner Troy Williams of Simply Troy Shares Expert Event Industry Advice

We are honored to have celebrity event planner + designer Troy Williams of Simply Troy Lifestyle + Events sharing advice on entering the event pl Read More

The Guest Table Launches New Features in Platform 2.0

The Guest Table platform continues to evolve—we’ve added more features to make it even more user-friendly and to add functionality to make your e Read More

The Backyard Barbecue—How to Host One Safely in the Age of COVID-19

The summer barbecue used to be a simple pleasure that we didn’t think twice about enjoying with family and friends. Now, in the era of COVID, man Read More

The Guest Table Makes Digital Seat Reservations Easy with a Progressive App

The Guest Table app isn't available in the app store...instead, we're following the lead of companies like Starbucks and Uber by using the progre Read More

Keep Close, Keep Connected with These Fun Virtual Get Together Ideas

Here are some ideas from The Guest Table team to try when you are connecting with family and friends online. Read More

The Guest Table’s Founder Shares Tips for Launching an Online Business

In this interview, The Guest Table’s Founder, Hilda Awad, shares the story behind the development of the online seating plan platform as well as Read More

How to Navigate Weddings & Events in the Corona Virus Era

The Guest Table understands how this time of uncertainty is impacting the event industry. Here are tips to help couples planning weddings and tho Read More

Key Questions to Ask Before You Book Your Wedding Venue

If you are planning a wedding for 2021, now is the time to start determining where you are going to host your reception. Then it’s time to turn t Read More

Smile! Expert Tips for Planning Your Wedding Photography

Melissa Squires is a fine art photographer and the owner of A Girl in Love Photography. In this guest blog she offers expert wedding photography Read More

A Custom Wedding Gown Can Express Your Authentic Style—Without Breaking Your Bridal Budget

A custom dress may cost less than one that’s off-the-rack when you factor in fewer alterations and the reduced amount of stress! Read More

Top Honeymoon Destinations for 2020

Not sure where to go after your wedding? This list of the top honeymoon destinations for 2020 based on recent rankings by U.S. News & World Repor Read More

The Top Trends to Snag for Your 2020 Wedding

Here’s a peek at the trends that you’ll see shaping weddings in 2020 and beyond. Read More

Five Must-Ask Questions Before Booking an Event Venue

Before you book your event space, make sure you ask the following key questions to avoid disappointment—or a potential event disaster. Read More

Top 5 Gifts for Engaged Couples This Holiday Season

Five of the top gifts for engaged couples to add to your shopping list this holiday season. Read More

Fresh Ideas for a Holiday Office Party Your Team Will Love!

The holidays are here—and your annual office holiday shindig is just around the corner! Instead of doing the same thing again this year, why not Read More

Easy Tips to Help You Give Thanks for Bridal Shower, Wedding and Other Gifts

This is the season of gratitude and we’re sharing tips to make writing thank you notes for your shower, wedding and other gifts easy—and enjoyab Read More

Six Ways to Throw a Holiday Party Without Breaking Your Budget

Try these budget-friendly holiday party ideas or use them as inspiration to come up with your own. Chances are you’ll still be able to enjoy many Read More

Attending a Bridal Show Can Save You Time, Money and Stress

Attending a wedding show before you start nailing down dates and details can make the wedding planning process a lot less stressful and may even Read More

Having a Holiday Season Wedding? These Ideas Will Make It Even More Memorable!

If you are getting ready for a holiday season wedding there’s no better way to make your special day even more memorable than adding a touch of h Read More

Successful Corporate Conference Planning Starts With These Tips

Planning a corporate conference can be a stressful job, these tips can make it easier. Read More

Food Allergies—Use These Tips to Keep Your Event Guests Safe!

Today more than ever it is important to manage food allergies and the other dietary needs of your guests at your events. Use these tips to make Read More

Whatever the Weather! How to Take Your Outdoor Event Indoors

If you are planning to host an outdoor wedding, graduation party or other event, you should always consider the possibility that you may run into Read More

The Guest Table – A New Way to Make Sure Guests are Seated & Happy

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Summer Event Guide: Sure-Fire Ways to Make Hiring a Contractor for Your Summer Event a Success

Before you commit to hiring a contractor, consider the advantages and disadvantages of doing so. Read More

Need a Last-Minute Wedding Dress? Help is Here!

The Guest Table is here to help you find a delightful dress in short order. Check out this advice for finding a dress at the last minute. Read More

Five Tips to Take Your Graduation Party from Fun to Fabulous

Have a graduation gathering on the horizon? Start setting your seating arrangements with The Guest Table and use these tips for graduation party Read More

Summer Event Guide: Tips to Keep Guests Cool at Your Summer Event

If your event is predominantly outdoors, you’ll want to take note of these tips to keep your guests cool and comfortable. Read More

Summer Event Guide Tip 1: How to Create the Perfect Floor Plan

Taking care to place your food, entertainment, podium, and of course—guest tables and chairs—to maximize everyone’s enjoyment is critical. Here a Read More

Ask Lulu?? Family Drama!

My mom wants me to invite my step dads family to my wedding but they are obnoxious and I wasn't planning on inviting them. any advice? Read More

The New Guest Table Digital Seat Reservation App Empowers Guests and Eliminates Stress for Brides and Event Planners

Planning any large scale event for work or pleasure can be stressful. Easing this stress is the mission of, has recently releas Read More

Is Hiring A Wedding Planner Worth It?

Hiring a wedding planner will help you stay on track while keeping your vision for your wedding day in sight! Here are three reasons why it's alw Read More

Five Questions to Ask Before Planning a Destination Wedding

No matter where you decide to have your wedding, making sure you and your guests have a great time while being comfortable and safe is key. Read More

Give Yourself the Gift of Advance Wedding Planning

Once you’ve got all of your holiday preparations finished, consider tackling these six do-ahead wedding tasks to save stress later! Read More

Creating an Online Wedding Seating Chart Helps Avoid Top Wedding Pet Peeves

By using platform you can create the perfect seating arrangements for your guests. In fact, if you want to avoid the stress of Read More

Planning a 2019 Wedding? Take Note of These Wedding Day Trends

We love checking out all of the trends for 2019 weddings when we exhibit at wedding shows. In case you don’t have a chance to attend one yourself Read More

How to Trim Your Wedding Guest List…Gracefully

Use these tips to trim your wedding guest list gracefully so you can keep everyone happy and your budget on track. Read More

Planning a Backyard Wedding? Use These Five Tips to Make It Absolutely Perfect!

Having a backyard wedding can save a considerable chunk of your wedding budget, these tips can help you make the most of it. Read More

Unique Wedding Favor Ideas to Complement Your Perfect Wedding Reception Seating Plan

Wedding table favor ideas to complement your wedding theme. Here are eight ideas that are not only unique, but cost effective, too. Read More

FAQs About The Guest Table

Here at The Guest Table we receive many questions from customers about our service. We’ve answered the most common right here. Read More

Ease Your Big Day Stress with these Wedding Planning Tools

Our digital, mobile-friendly seating chart platform simplifies the seating plan process and eliminates guest-seating stress for weddings and othe Read More

Wedding Planning is Hard Work! Keep Up Your Energy with These Detoxifying and Energy-boosting Drinks

Detox smoothies and energy-boosting drinks have become very popular, there is no better time than when you are planning a wedding to discover the Read More

What to Pack for Your Honeymoon

Packing the perfect bag for your honeymoon is easy with this list of what you need to pack (or leave behind) for your honeymoon. Read More

Six Money-Saving Tips for Your Wedding

You don't have to stress over your wedding budget if you follow these money-saving wedding tips. Read More

Core Workout Exercises for Brides: Six Quick Tips

A strong core, courtesy of these exercises, can help you look your best when you walk down the aisle. Read More

2018’s Top Hairstyles for Brides and Bridesmaids has compiled this list of the top bridal hairstyles for 2018. Read More

The Guest Table Eliminates the Stress of Seating Plans for Brides and Event Planners

New Digital Seat Reservation Platform Revolutionizes Seating Arrangements for Weddings and Other Events Read More

Avoid a Bridal Catastrophe with this DIY Wedding Day Emergency Kit

The Guest Table offers tips to help brides avoid wedding day disasters with a DIY Wedding Emergency Kit. Read More