Start Your Own Banquet Hall Business

Before you start a banquet hall business, explore feasibility in your area. It will bring excellent prospects for you in the areas where social events are every day. Opening banquet halls in these places would be rewarding. Usually, high-profile social events are held in banquet halls equipped with the best facilities.

Make sure your banquet hall offers major and minor needs. Some specifications of yours would yield fruitful outcomes.

start your own banquet hall business

Self-employment has its advantages and disadvantages. When you plan your banquet hall business, thoroughly research requirements and the level of demand from the public. Once you understand such needs, formulate your idea practically with your team. The workforce arranged should be competent. Your banquet hall would be booked for different events, including wedding receptions, birthday parties, corporate events, etc. Planning is crucial for the smooth running of this business. Your marketing team books clients months in advance and keeps tallying dates. All arrangements should be there as per the needs of individual clients.


Doing the best research before consulting local real estate agents to purchase or hire a place for settling business is essential. Assess your competition and maintain the best service that plays a pivotal role. As banquet halls are booked in advance, you must ensure your clients don’t deviate mind at the eleventh hour and approach your competitor even after paying your booking fee.

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Business Operation

There is no shortage of banquet halls. You have to chalk out the plan to make your business different from others. Your specialization would be of great help for perfect business operations. It is crucial if you are a new entrant in this business. Therefore, buying or hiring suitable property and finding out how it would be feasible to spread your banquet hall business in cutthroat competition is mandatory. Your halls must be larger enough to comfortably accommodate at least 250 guests, with the best catering arrangement and parking facility.


Best banquet halls also remain equipped with restroom facilities. Choose the banquet hall location with minor traffic and provide a sufficient parking area. Arrange plenty of folding chairs and tables of different sizes your clients require while partying. You must fulfill the specific needs of all clients. Accessories like a supply of matched glasses, goblets, dinnerware, flatware and table linens, cloths, table runners, and napkins are most important.

Develop Strategy

Do a comparative study of other banquet halls in your area and develop a strategy accordingly. Compare event packages, room setups, hospitality amenities, and auxiliary facilities, including powder rooms, offices, and small meeting areas. Keep your banquet hall stand apart from the rest. Estimate the expenses, including rent or mortgages, costs in utilities, taxes, insurance, equipment, supplies, provisions, staff, advertising, maintenance, etc. Although decoration is an individual choice, your team must assist clients in fulfilling individual demands.

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  • Syed A Rizvi said on June 29, 2010
    Do you have any ready made generic/specific feasibility study/plan for a banquet hall business my location will be either Mississauga / Brampton / Vughan / Hamilton at Ontario Canada
  • Massi Sherzay said on September 21, 2010
    I was just wondering if i want to start my own banquet hall business.. what do i need to do... like money wise and etc
  • sarfaraz said on October 1, 2010
    i want to start a own banquet hall. The building has 4 floors. its in kolkata/westbengal/india. how do i start ?
  • Adrienne said on October 27, 2010
    I am looking to start my own banquet hall business. I have started my business plan and have many different things that I want to do besides just having people to rent the hall. Example poetry night, comedy nights, etc. I am unsure about start up funds, major positions that I will need to fill( I can't do everything). I want to start in St. Louis MO.
  • harish shetty said on March 16, 2011
    i want to have inquiry about client agreement with the banquet hall my banquet hall is in andheri mumbai state maharashtra country india pl send me the detailed reply and what are the terms and condition of the banquet hall to be given to client
  • brigitte said on March 16, 2011
    I want to start my wedding banquet hall business in Kinshasa in Dem. Rep. of Congo. It is brand new building being build and will be ready in December. That building is high rise which has a shopping mall and apartment condos Please advise if it lucrative and things that i need. Thanks for your help
  • Tuwilika said on June 25, 2011
    I would like to start my own Conference centre, and run a thriving banquets my location will be Windhoek City, Namibia. Please assist me with plans for banquet hall business, terms and condition and ways how to start up funds.
  • kadie said on July 17, 2011
    i want to start a banquet hall in the dc metropolitan area in the united states, how do i go about start up funds and writing a business plan or a proposal and how do i find an excellent location?
  • Sridevi Chodasani said on August 8, 2011
    Hiee guys.Have a Plan with me how to start a banquet hall.just that i need a support who can be a part of it.any body interested contact.
  • Santanu Ghosh said on August 19, 2011
    I am having 3000sq ft area in a prime locality in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India. I am looking forward to start a 2100sq ft. banquet hall for facilitating Marriage Ceremony, Birthday Party, Corporate Training & Seminars, Private Parties etc. How can i get fund of INR 2000000.00 as a startup capital for the business.
  • Angela said on September 27, 2011
    Hi I would like to start a banquet hall business beside renting it out to customers I would like to hold other events I have the space but I am wondering what steps do I take to get this process going around how much funds would i need and the steps I should take thank u
  • Yvonne said on January 19, 2012
    I would like to start an outdoor reception center...I just need help in getting started...what will be my first step...GLENDALE ARIZONA.
  • Ross Govind said on March 10, 2012
    Hi Guys, I am trying to buy a land and construct a Banquet Hall/Small convention hall/Concert Hall for 1000 people capacity, in Arlington Texas. Can you give me thoughts what else are the opportunities other than Weddings, Birthday parties, Small Conventions and Music parties to this business, What is needed to make a best convenient Banquet Halls. What does the Audience satisfy the most . Thanks in Advance Ross Govind,
  • talha said on May 12, 2012
    i am planning to setup a marriage hall, i have to present a feasibility report, does anyone have one which help me put a foundation and tailor it to my requirements. the hall is in uk. thanks
  • Norma said on May 30, 2012
    Hello, I’m planning to go back to school and not sure what classes would benefit me to take because I want to start a banquet hall business. I also wanted to know where I would begin in the process of running this business. Richmond, VA
  • Pradeep Mayekar said on June 20, 2012
    Hi, I'm planning to setup a marriage and reception hall in konkan maharashtra, i need a feasibility report and plan for 1/4 acre area. please guide, thanks
  • Piyush Mittal said on July 19, 2012
    Mumbai / India. I am a professional from the hospitality industry basically banquet halls, I am looking for a financer so that I can start my own banquet hall. Please help me with this. Thanks & Regards Piyush Mittal
  • lynn said on August 26, 2012
    I love to encourage others to celebrate and was wondering if that was a great thing to have for an event business. I have fear regarding the startup cost even thought I am not for sure what it is. Can you help me countup the cost, Thanks Houston, Texas
  • ramesh said on August 27, 2012
    sir i want to start my own banquet hall for weeding please help me thanks ramesh
  • Daina M said on September 4, 2012
    Hello I too am working towards starting a Banquet Hall business. I have created my business plan and have a team that is ready to work but I am having a hard time finding a location in my area. I also need funding and do not know where to start. Please help. I am starting this business in Richmnd VA
  • Vipul said on November 5, 2012
    Want to convert a cinema hall into a marriage hall or something more worthwhile. Property located near Asansol, West Bengal.
  • Pasupathy said on November 18, 2012
    I've biz plan for banquet hall and identified strategic property location base in petaling jaya, selangor and Kuala Lumpur.W.Malaysia. Looking forward if anyone could support the biz start up cost.
  • Rajeswari said on November 20, 2012
    Hi, I wish to start a Banquet hall business in Calicut, Kerala. Please let me know about the rules and procedures to start this business in Calicut. I am looking to buy a party hall -500 people capacity. Inform the land cost and start upcost and best place.
  • BIKASH said on December 22, 2012
  • Mallikarjun said on December 30, 2012
    Hi, This is Mallikarjun, We have an acre of land adjoining the National highway 4 in Belgaum, Karnatak, which is in the vicinity of the newly built State assembly building of Karnatak. I am thinking of building a Banquet hall in this plot of land but am falling short of money. Anybody interested in pumping the money in to this project can contact me on,
  • prashant said on January 17, 2013
    I would like to start MARRIAGE HALL business at pune nashik road in maharastra, india. Please suggest me few tips. Please advice budget for construction and operational cost
  • mukesh sharma said on January 23, 2013
    i mukesh sharma. i am starting the marriage hall please give me tips & ideas
  • Shams said on February 2, 2013
    Hi All, So there are lots of requests for information need but I did not see any replies. If any one has information on starting a banquet hall I would really appreciate if you can email me any ready made generic/specific feasibility study/plan for a banquet hall business my location will be Dallas. thanks, Shams
  • jithendhar reddy said on February 9, 2013
  • nallinee babooa said on February 22, 2013
    I would like to start MARRIAGE HALL business in my country Mauritius. Please suggest me few tips. Please advise on dimension and capacity for 600 persons and 75 car parks. How big need to be the land and for the construction of the building?
  • sumith said on February 28, 2013
    I have a place in Goa n i Need to build a banquet hall so i want to know how much investment i need for the construction of the hall it is 1500 sq mtr.
  • SANTOSH GUPTA said on March 9, 2013
  • tanvi said on March 14, 2013
    i have to start d same business can u tell me which place in mumbai is good with around 10 crores and is there any compensation given by government or who can help me
  • A.S.B 7828043 said on March 27, 2013
    i live in mauritius. i want to make a construction of 1200 mts. including marriage hall, birthday party, seminar, private parties, etc. please guide me how much it will cost ,what constructor i should take, design of interior and exterior of the building. i shall be pleased to hear from you
  • mudit said on April 1, 2013
    Dear Sir/Madam, I am planning to start/open banquet hall of capacity of 2000 people. how i will proceed for the preparation of feasibility report and project report. what are the sources which release fund/loans for developing infrastructure and what are the legal approvals required. I am having land of 10,000 sqr meter on highway. Please send me detailed report or step to be followed.
  • rajeev said on April 9, 2013
    how much capital do we need to start a function hall.....
  • VChue said on April 23, 2013
    I am doing research about how to start a banquet hall business in Sacramento, California. I plan to have a hall that will fit 300 to 800 capacity. Please help with the process and requirements of starting this kind of business. Thank you.
  • keerun said on May 4, 2013
    Hi i would like to know how much will it cost to invest in constructing an function hall. I am interested to know only the constructing expenses apart from Place. Thanks
  • Sukhada said on June 5, 2013
    Hello, I wanted to start /open Marriage hall capacity of 800 -1000 people. How much capital we need to invest? Is there any source to let us know about suitable property to buy for the same? Regards, Sukhada Deshpande
  • Linda said on June 12, 2013
    I would like to start a reception hall business along with some offices. How can I get funded?
  • vicent said on July 10, 2013
    I like to start my own banquet hall business in my area .there a lot of birthday party, graduation party, wedding, community function, church function and alot of events like football, baseball banquet etc..
  • Mohammed Aneesuddin said on July 27, 2013
    I am planning to start banquet hall in hyderabad andhra pradesh india - please provide me a ready feasibility report if you have -thanks
  • kunal gope said on July 29, 2013
    i want to start a biz like ceremony hall or banquet hall. plz tell me how much space and capital i need in gaya(bodhgaya) bihar india.
  • ravi m said on August 10, 2013
    Hello, I wanted to construct a Marriage hall. How much capital we need to invest? How much i can get from banks as loan. is 6000 SFT land sufficient for a Marriage hall. Do i need to get permission from Panchayath board if it is among residential area.
  • muneswar said on August 14, 2013
    I want to start marriage hall in 1000 sqyarad. how much investment required.
  • sandeep said on September 10, 2013
    I have 30 cents of rectangular shape land 10 cents of square land . I prefer 30 cents to hall and 10 cents to parking. Please suggest me a cheapest and best way of construction(whether steel, thatched). This land is situated in a village in Palakkad district kerala. preferably 3000sqft. investment about 3 lac. please reply
  • Dolly said on December 7, 2013
    Please guide me how much investment will be needed to start the banquette Hall
  • reza said on December 8, 2013
    I plan to open and run a banquet hall in kl, malaysia. i need a business plan to present to my potential investor, currently I own a food catering company and planning to own a banquet hall
  • mukesh sharma said on January 6, 2014
    my name mukesh sharma i want start banquet hall my banquet hall permission is granted please guide me for next step please
  • vishesh said on January 15, 2014
    Hi, I am from delhi residing at east area. I am planning to enter into banquet hall /event planner business. So just starting to search on it according to my need. I need some recommendations or advice to set up this type of venture in my native place in budget. Please help in this regard or else how can i move ahead to get better opportunity, people in this field to ask my queries and prepare my own business plan. Thanks Vishesh Jain
  • Makheja said on January 16, 2014
    hi, i'm planning to start open Party Hall/Marriage Hall in Jamnagar (Gujarat). i have 8000 sq feet land in good area. i want to know how much land needed for Party hall for 1000 people. pls guide me. thanks
  • VIKAS said on January 22, 2014
    Hi, I am planning to construct Marriage Hall in Punjab for 1000 people. I want to know if any project report is available with anyone. Or some one can guide me for the same. How much land is sufficient and how much investment. Vikas Mb- 8146628293
  • Nagaraja said on February 13, 2014
    My education background includes B.E., M.S., Mechanical engineering. I am planning for construction of a MATRIMONY HALL / COMMUNITY HALL of capacity of 1000 people in my native place in then district (India) for fulfilling social needs of the people and to improve quality of life of rural people. Looking for findings and Investors plz mail me at
  • Ankit said on April 13, 2014
    Well i want to start banquet hall plus Lawn so have some ideas.
  • P Verma said on April 24, 2014
    I have property in Varanasi around 19000 sq ft open field. I am looking for a partner to share the set up costs.
  • Mathew said on June 15, 2014
    I have 25 cents of rectangular shape land . Please suggest me a cheapest and best way of construction(whether steel, thatched). This land is situated in a village in Kollam district kerala. preferably 3000-5000sqft. What is the minimum investment required. please reply
  • menon said on June 29, 2014
    We have two ready Halls of 5000 and 8000 sq ft with an open land of 40000 sq ft at Kondhwa, Pune, Maharashtra. Water, electricity and security is available. I require well experienced in this field a working partner to handle entire Business of banquet halls. We will give 20% of profit earned to this working partner. Please apply to with your full profile. Thank you.
  • Jane said on July 4, 2014
    Hi my name is Jane Charles and I to know what kind of licensing and insurance I need to run a reception hall rental business in maryland and the best place to order banquet furniture from. My email is thanks
  • vinod babu said on July 11, 2014
    i want to construct ac function hall capacity of 600 people comfortably with plenty of parking & fully equipped wash rooms & guestrooms near by vijayawada & eluru.
  • vinod babu said on July 11, 2014
    please help in finding a suitable place
  • John Svensson said on July 18, 2014
    In buying tableware for a banquet facility that seats 200 people for dinner, how many place settings should be purchased for china, water glasses, wine glasses, silverware settings
  • chellas said on August 18, 2014
    sir what is rules to build marriage hall at 1 floor of my commercial building for example parking hall etc
  • Zahoor said on October 11, 2014
    I want to build and start a function/marriage hall business in 8500 Sqft. of land. in Telangana. Could you please guide me the expenses for construction and procedures to follow
  • ashok said on November 7, 2014
    i want to build a marriage hall in 9000 sqft of land in udham singh nagar uttarakhand plz guide me about its construction
  • Rajesh Jawale said on November 23, 2014
    Dear sir; i'm having land of 2.5 acre on which i want to start marriage cum function hall with lawns etc. i want to know the permissions and documents required. Also need financials involved. please guide me. Yours; Rajesh M Jawale, Parbhani (District place)-431401. Maharashtra.
  • ajay said on November 24, 2014
    ahmednagar maharashtra india. i have 2 acres of empty land in prime location looking for good rental client who can invest run and give good returns for 7 years very good for marriage lawn.
  • Harsh Walia said on December 23, 2014
    I want to start my Banquet Hall Business at Palampur HP India. Please let me know legal formalities if any. I have 2000 Sq Meter of land and I am unemployed
  • Ben said on December 31, 2014
    I have 2 big balls to rub together and a tract of land. I was wanting to start a banquet hall and see if anyone else can rub their balls together in my hall. the ball rubbing is every weekend in my country of zamboniquey, PL.
  • Ram Sengar said on January 12, 2015
    Hi Guys, What kind of permissions are required for Banquet Hall in India (Uttar Pradesh). Here is my email "". Thanks
  • paramesh said on January 13, 2015
    Send me estimation cost and plan for marriage function hall in one acre
  • Angelica said on February 6, 2015
    Los Angeles, CA. What taxes need to be paid in a banquet hall business?
  • Vijay Kumar Malik said on February 15, 2015
    Hi, I am planning to construct Marriage Hall in Haryana (India) for 1000 people with lawn. I want to know if any project report is available with anyone Or some one can guide me for the same. How much land is sufficient and how much investment including cost of construction and other accessries.
  • nushq said on February 22, 2015
    hello guys, I want to establish my own banquet hall business in vidarbh; Maharashtra but I am a new comer so I don't have any idea about business. so please help me for example how much land required ' type of land' how to get finance' etc please reply
  • Nanda said on March 16, 2015
    Hi, I am planning to start Marriage Hall in Kerala with a capacity of 1000 seating 350 dining and 2 floor parking. looking for project report and estimation including land area requirements. Nanda
  • siva kishore said on May 8, 2015
  • Rajiv Arora said on May 27, 2015
    Want to start a banquet hall in 800 sq yard plot in ghaziabad pl advise.
  • hari said on May 27, 2015
    Planning to start a banquet hall for marriages and functions near Vijayawada, please send me the plan and estimated cost.
  • sanjay raut said on June 9, 2015
    i min planning to construct small party hall 6000sq feet pl provide engineering plan for same
  • pawan sharma said on August 14, 2015
    patiala , punjab, INDIA nearer to patiala adjoining punjabi university for a banquet hall
  • Farhan Syed said on August 25, 2015
    I want to start a functional business in Bodhan Town, Dist Nizamabad, State Telangana. please guide me.
  • balwant singh said on September 6, 2015
    I want the taxation and registration of banquit hall and community hall in bihar commercial department. I started banquet hall bihar District Jamui, main town jamui Lakhisarai road.
  • benishyam khandelwal said on October 5, 2015
    for function or reception or meeting hall what type of permission and license is required in MAHARASHTRA (INDIA) at Gondia district from MUNCIPAL COUNCIAL etc. and is it necessary at all,PLEASE GUIDE US,Regards,BENISHYAM KHANDELWAL
  • Yohan Malche & Mr. Agrawal Timber Mechant said on October 29, 2015
    City Madan Mahal Ward, sharda ParisareJabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. About 16000 Sq Ft. available. Main location site in the city. For function or reception or meeting hall, marriage hall, lawn suite etc. What type of permission and license is required in Jabalpur, M.P.
  • prakash said on November 2, 2015
    Sir I want to build beautiful marriage hall. Start the business my location in dharwada area middle between Hubli and dharwad give me clear picture as well as details
  • BALASAHEB said on November 2, 2015
    hi sir, I like to know if I start the business for marriage hall how much money to need me all u tell me plz. how much i need to make that marriage hall. which document I need to start the business in Maharashtra[vidharbha] in valleag. thank u sir.
  • Basha said on November 25, 2015
    Hi, Do you provide construction plan and cost of banquet hall in Nellore, Area of the land 3000 sqrmtrs.
  • Prashant said on January 5, 2016
    Hi Team,I am planning for convention hall in 3.5 acres please guide me how to approach for bank loan in telangana and also how to plan for best business.
  • Vijaya said on February 9, 2016
    Hi sir, i want to plan for function hall in my town it is under village panchayat so please guide me how to proceed and what are the permissions to take and about loan information
  • dipesh patel said on February 17, 2016
    Hello,i want to give ma 1 lac sq fut plot for rent in kalyan,maharastra so if anybody wants it dn cal on 7208007777
  • waman rathod said on April 26, 2016
    I have one acre land at taluka place ,i want to start marriage hall/reception hall/banquet hall etc .pl. give me a Idea what is the Budget and where to approach for all details.especially l interested in Lawns.
  • Mark r said on May 6, 2016
    San Diego ca. There are lots of places I'm buying all the material slowly but surely. Will start to give cheaper prices than every one because equipment will be paid off then next get my clients save this message I give 5 yrs max but good things come to those who wait remember slow and steady wins the race. Remember we aren't going to die with money in hand lol
  • Keerthana reddy said on June 25, 2016
    I am thinking to built one big function in warangal I want to know how much cost of investment will take for a big and normal conventional hall and I want list of items necessary to start a function hall and I have land already but I want any nice plan for a good function hall and equipments and investments cost I want pls guide me
  • nisha said on July 21, 2016
    i have a plot approx.3 kottahs area in Mallicpur where i would like to start up one marriage hall I like to let out the hall on hire for marriage purpose. kindly advise what are the things i have to consider most.
  • vcalathif said on August 1, 2016
    Hi I am planning to build a 1500 sqft hall in a village panchayat in kerala. Can somebody suggest me the minimum requirement of parking area and other facilities to get approval.
  • John said on August 22, 2016
    @mark r, hi mark. I'd like to contact you. I'm trying to start something in Indio, ca
  • RP Sharma said on August 29, 2016
    Please suggest for running a banquet hall Business in Moderate area as I am a Starts up candidate.
  • Tribikram said on October 13, 2016
    Please suggest tips and ideas for starting a Banquet hall business for marriage and other social gatherings.
  • Prince said on October 27, 2016
    How to get govt permission
  • Amritpal singh said on December 20, 2016
    Hello I am planning to start this business can you send how much loan I will get and how much investment will on this project and I have 4 acres of land where I plan to start its 1.5 km from high way and my plan is make all banquet halls with ac and rest room as well. Please explain me how area need for parking. That things will make marriage birthday parties and etc. Location is in uttrakhand in Rudrapur
  • Rameez said on January 28, 2017
    @Prakash.Dear Prakash contact me on Regards Rameez Hubli Karnataka.


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