HiltonShowCase-09252014-52-XLAt Shula’s Steak House Naples we know a thing or two about pulling together a great event.  It starts with a well thought out plan, a few basic guidelines, and of course the perfect venue.  Whether it’s an office party, a holiday soiree, a business seminar, or a client appreciation event, Shula’s Steak House Naples has two private dining rooms, poolside dining and a lobby bar that present an exclusive ambiance with outstanding service and a legendary menu.

 Our Wine Room offers sophistication and comfort for groups of 16 or fewer with a handsome kings table, floor-to-ceiling walls of our finest wines, and rich detailing fit for business or pleasure.  For larger gatherings, our Coach’s Room provides every luxury including a flat screen TV for presentations, photos, or videos, as well as flexible seating and table arrangements surrounded by legendary football memorabilia.

Relax and enjoy Shula’s legendary cuisine poolside beneath royal palms. Enjoy the cool southern Florida breezes and the soft sounds of the waterfall. Shula’s poolside dining can accommodate groups up to 100 for dinner or a reception.  The Lobby Bar is perfect for any cocktail reception. This area can accommodate up to 125 guests with a private bar area. We offer a wide selection of hors d’oeuvres that can be passed or displayed.

With an impressive venue selected at Shula’s Steak House Naples you are halfway there, but to make it a truly legendary experience, use the following tips for planning the perfect event.


 1. Have a purpose – even if it’s just for fun!

2. Make the activity exciting, fun, memorable – something your target audience wants to attend

3. Determine who, what, where, when, and why – know exactly what you are doing

4. Write it down – good notes will help you keep up with the details

5. Explore what others are doing that is similar to your event – see what has been successful for others

6. Question yourself and others – double check the details

7. Include others when planning the event – diversity of thought and opinion are good things

8. Keep records of everything – you will want these later

9. Have a good attitude – others will mimic your attitude about the event

10. Develop a timeline to accomplish your objectives – manage your time wisely

11. Communication is key – keep in constant contact with others who have responsibilities

12. Tell everyone – let others know what you are planning and keep people in the loop

13. Organize in your mind and on paper – be prepared for whatever may come

14. Never assume anything


 15. Advertise to your target audience in “waves” – start small and grow

16. Be thorough – ensure that no major part of the event has been overlooked

17. Be prepared – pull off the event without a hitch


18. Write thank-you notes to everyone involved – ask for personal feedback on the event

19. Evaluate the target audience!


 20. Put an evaluation of the event in writing – this will allow others to benefit