Space Calculations

Below you will find the table that we at Hoecker Structures use to calculate the size of a marquee when we only know the number of people and event type.

Event Type
Per Person
Concert style
6sq ft - 0.56m²
Standing reception
8sq ft - 0.74m²
Seated rows
9sq ft - 0.84m²
Dining all seated
14sq ft - 1.3m²
Dining & buffet
15sq ft - 1.4m²
Dinner dance
16sq ft - 1.5m²
Hospitality, reception, bar & dining
20sq ft - 1.9m²