Your event suppliers are the backbone of your party. You need to have an impeccable track record with them, or you will never get their business again. They can ruin you in a matter of minutes if they decide that enough is enough and refuse to work for any more parties thrown by you.
1.It saves your reputation
You'll save yourself from a lot of headaches if you just respect people who are in charge. You never know what they could tell their friends about how they were treated, and your reputation may be the one thing that matters most to them at this point because it's all up for grabs again.
2. They are the ones that make your event a success
Suppliers are the secret sauce to any business. They can make you or they could break you. You have to be careful not just of quality suppliers but also the right ones for what kind of food and drinks you serve at your event. If a guest goes into one party expecting an amazing night with high-quality service only to find themselves in another restaurant where all their expectations were dashed - well then they're going to tell their friends about how terrible that experience was. Your reputation is on the line so take care when picking out who will cater for you. There's nothing worse than having people get disappointed because someone else got greedy trying to win some more money from catering jobs.
3.They can make customers come back
To keep your customers happy and coming back, it's important to be nice to all of your suppliers. If you're not finding any new suppliers that are as good or better than the old ones, then they will notice when those older ingredients start showing up in their dishes again - which may cause them a loss of reputation and fans who won't come back. Even though party supplies make parties happen, if these same people leave on bad terms with one supplier they might stop using other services from your company too.
4. They will offer discounts
When you are nice to your suppliers, they will be more likely to offer great discounts and better quality goods. This can help in the long run because it is easier when there is a strong relationship between them and their customers.
5. They understand your situation
When you make an agreement with a long-term client, they are willing to go the extra mile for you. They may even extend their payment due date or open up new credit accounts if that's what is necessary in order to pay off balances owed on your behalf. Isn't that nice?
6. They can back out last minute
When you're not careful with them, the supplies can back out at any time and then it's your responsibility to find a new supplier for last minute emergencies. This is much more difficult than simply replacing supply items that need replenishment or have broken. If you want cheaper costs in the long run, make sure the suppliers are satisfied so they don't leave.
7. Saves you money
If you want to save money, then be nice. You'll get discounts and extras that will lower your fees every time you go out shopping or have a business meeting with someone who likes the company they're doing it for. So if there's something about them personally that would benefit from being nicer to people you should definitely do it.
8.They will grow your connections
Showing your clients that you are responsible and respectable will make them more likely to help each other out. They'll have a bigger client list from friends, work together on events for their guests, and strive to do better every day.
It is already clear that suppliers can make or break you. They can save you money but can also back out last minute. Be good to them.