Livery Company table plans

Livery Company table plan

PerfectTablePlan is ideally suited for creating table plans for Livery Company events

The table plan is an important part of any Livery Company event. But creating a table plan can be time-consuming if you don’t have the right tool for the job. Using scraps of paper or cutting and pasting in Excel is time-consuming and error prone.

PerfectTablePlan is designed specifically for table planning and is used by many of the Livery Companies.

See how easy it is to create a table plan with a head table and sprigs:

Livery company table planning

Key PerfectTablePlan features for Livery Company event planning:

  • Create any head/sprig table layout. The Advanced and Professional editions have an E-shaped table type with up to 25 sprigs.
  • Drag and drop members and guests onto seats - no more fiddling with scraps of paper or Excel.
  • Track meal preferences, special requirements and RSVPs.
  • Print professional looking plans, charts and stationery, including floor plans, table charts, guest lists and place cards.
  • Add your Company crest to floor plans and place cards.
  • Plan any number of events.
  • Re-use previous table plans as templates for new seating plans.
  • 3 separate editions (Home, Advanced and Professional) to suit all requirements and budgets.
  • Import member and guest names and details from Excel and other formats.
  • Specify who you want to seat together or apart and let PerfectTablePlan assign seats.
  • Use pre and post nominal titles.
  • Print personalized table plans for each guest, showing where they are seated.
  • Accommodate inevitable last minute changes with minimal stress.
  • Create reports for caterers and suppliers.
  • Save time and effort.
  • No recurring fees. Use indefinitely for a single payment.
  • Available for Windows and Macintosh. A single licence covers both platforms.

What customers say about PerfectTablePlan

The multi-faceted nature of PerfectTablePlan is the biggest asset for us. As a busy Livery Company we plan and deliver events on a regular basis, and PerfectTablePlan is the primary tool which allows us to do this. It acts as a database for guests, and the custom fields make it easy to track payments, dietary requirements, special seating requests and any other pertinent information we need to record. Beyond acting merely as a database, PerfectTablePlan excels in producing what it calls ‘stationery’. For us these are things like menu pages, pour memoires, place cards and display seating plans. All of these are customisable and can be personalised, giving us the professional finish we pride ourselves on.

Alan Willis, Clerk, Worshipful Company of Bakers

When organising events of any size, I collate all the names, positions, dietary requirements on an excel spreadsheet for ease of accounts. This can then be imported into PerfectTablePlan, where I create the table layout and allocate seating. Details the caterers need, ie dietary requirements and where people are sitting is easily produced and can be sent via email on pdf. Menu labels, place cards, and individual seating plans are just a few of the options, together with scan/bar coding for larger events, multi-room options and company logo on all stationery. I've recommended PerfectTablePlan to many livery companies, who now use it.

Alison Jones, Assistant Clerk, Worshipful Company of Glaziers

I have used Perfect Table Plan for the last 3 years for functions up to 250 people and it has saved me hours in their planning. It is intuitive to use, integrates with other software (notably Excel) for function planning and the outputs can be exported to other software packages to produce high quality products both on paper and for online/screen use. Table layout is extremely flexible and I have yet to encounter a situation which PTP cannot cope with. The best £50 I have spent in this appointment!

Martin Heath, Clerk, Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths

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