Special Edition

Unique Venues has put together a special, COVID-19 edition for the Unique Venues Summer 2020 Magazine. In this publication, you will find pertinent information regarding the coronavirus and the hospitality industry, as well a look at how our member venues are helping their affected communities during this time.

At Unique Venues, we have developed and provided free educational webinars for venues and planners as a resource to navigate through these unprecedented times. You can always find COVID-19 related resources and registration links for all of our webinars by visiting www.UniqueVenues.com/resources. We encourage you to watch the recordings of our past webinars on our Youtube channel as well.

If you have suggestions for content for future webinars, please email marketing@uniquevenues.com.

In Every Issue

Publisher's Letter by Alyson Salem

Unique Venues Member Directory

View our extensive list of members located in the United States and Canada, perfect for hosting your next meeting or event!

Food For Thought

CN Tower in Toronto, Ontario shares a cocktail recipe that is vibrantly purple in support of the #HOSPITALITYSTRONG movement, showing solidarity for our peers in the hospitality industry who have been affected by the pandemic.

Hospitality Industry Op-Ed

Chuck Salem |CEO, Unique Venues

I want to use this platform to remind you that we have all been affected in some way and it is imperative to recognize and empathize with one another. Our struggles keep us humble, but I know that we are resilient. There is only one way to go from here, and that way is up.


Unique Reads

Look for the Helpers

Fred Rogers has been famously quoted when sharing his mother’s advice, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” Even with physical distancing restrictions since March, Unique Venues has seen and heard about neighbors and communities coming together, in creative ways, to support one another. Learn about our member venues making a difference.


GBAC STAR is a performance-based facility accreditation program that is designed to help facilities establish and maintain a comprehensive system of cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention for their staff and their building. Read more to learn about this new partnership with Unique Venues.

Cancelled! A look at Event Insurance

Unique Venues is here to help both event planners and venues understand the current atmosphere of insurance in the event planning industry, and what to look for in the future.

Be Our Guest at Home

Find a list of venues that are providing virtual experiences for you, your families and clients to enjoy from the comfort and safety of home.