Corporate Christmas Parties aren’t what they used to be. Themed Christmas Parties have taken over. Stiff and dull dinner parties are no more. Companies are also more multi-cultural than ever and recognizing the value of incorporating a wide variety of traditions into the annual winter event.
When you are working as an event planner, it is all about planning ahead. Securing a venue, booking staff, finding a caterer, and arranging entertainment are just a few of the crucial tasks necessary for a successful event.
Sustainability is an important issue for most companies nowadays. They are trying to save energy and recycle whenever possible. And when corporations place a high importance on being sustainable, event planners should do everything they can to plan as green an event as possible — to align with the company’s green goals. From conference, to Christmas parties or trade shows, any event of any size can be successful and sustainable.
The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming and everybody fancies having a barbecue or lying on a towel at the beach. Who wants to think about organizing an event in the Fall right now?
In some ways, creating a spectacular event is the easy part. With the right budget and a talented event producer, amazing results are a simple matter of careful planning and execution. However, getting people to show up can be the real challenge. Without an effective marketing effort, it can be difficult to build up the ‘buzz’ before the event to ensure a full guest list and lots of positive comments after it’s over.
Being an exhibitor at a trade show can be crucial for your business. However good results aren’t just about the size of your booth or your budget. You can spend a lot of money without getting any results, if you don’t plan ahead.
When organising an event, the menu can make a big difference. Sub-standard catering is the single biggest cause of delegate dissatisfaction, according to a report from the events and meetings arm of the University of Warwick. Food can be difficult to get right when hosting an event, so what can you do to ensure success?
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Imagine your favourite event planner suggests using projections to decorate your next event. Doesn’t sound very innovative to you? Well, think again… in 3D!! 3D Event Mapping is the new event trend. Never heard of it? Then you should definitely check out this week’s blog!
A company’s most valuable asset is its employees, but unfortunately, thank you goes unsaid too often. Remember that old adage about getting more flies with honey? Well, it’s true. Show your employees appreciation and treat them well, and you will notice the rewards.