03rd December 2009
Are Fold Up Chairs the Right Choice for Your Event?
If you need seating for your event, there are many options to choose from. Most people will go with metal fold up chairs simply because this is thought to be the cheapest and easiest option – especially if you need a lot of chairs.
If you need
seating for your event, there are many options to choose from. Most people will
go with metal fold up chairs simply because this is thought to be the cheapest
and easiest option – especially if you need a lot of chairs. But this isn’t the
only option, and it certainly isn’t always the best option. Use this guide to
select the right chairs for your event.
- How formal is your event? If
your event is rather formal, metal chairs may not be what you want. While
these types of chairs do come in a variety of styles, and you may be able
to find a style that suits the formality of your event, you might also
want to look into the possibility of stackable chairs that are more
elegant. Don’t overlook the fact that plain metal chairs can also be made
to look more elegant than they actually are in some cases.
- Will fold up chairs project the
right image for your business or company? If portraying an expensive,
formal, or elegant image for your business or company is important, metal
chairs may not be at all suitable. Take the time to consider this, and
look at all of the options available to you, without ignoring the budget
that you have to work with.
- Is there a better option that
fits your budget? Often it is surprising to find that there actually is a
better option that will fit into your budget. This isn’t to say that metal
chairs should be avoided – they do serve their purpose – but they do not
serve all purposes. Talk to the leasing company to see what your other
options are before making a final decision. Again, you may be surprised at
what is available, and often available for around the same price.
- Will the fold up chairs need to
be transported at any time? If you will need to transport the chairs from
one location to another, these metal chairs may be your only option,
depending on the transportation available to you.
- Are the chairs comfortable
enough? Depending on the length of your event, and the people who will be
attending, comfort could be a very big issue. Fortunately, most leasing
companies give you a choice between plain metal chairs and those with
cushioned seats. Some even have arm rests available. Make sure that the
people attending your event will be comfortable – especially if they will
be sitting for long periods of time.
Fold up chairs may or may not be the right choice for
your event furniture. If you use this information and apply it to your specific event,
and the people expected to attend, you can easily make the decision. However,
if you decide against these chairs, you will need to find out what your other
options are, and if those options will still fit into your budget. Also realize
that metal chairs are being designed in better ways, and you will want to find
out what the leasing company has to offer you.