How to Plan a Company Halloween Party

Are you thinking about how to plan a company Halloween party that will keep your employees smiling for days?   Don't wait for October days  to swiftly pass by.  With a corporate party, you can strengthen the bonds among your employees and create fun memories in your office. Follow these simple tips for planning an awesome party… Tip 1: A Halloween Theme A great company Halloween party starts with an awesome theme. There are tons of themes to choose from, but you might want to consider these three first: Kids at Heart—get your employees to come in costumes and bring small treats to give away. Encourage them to let out their inner child by trick or treating in different departments. Show Me Your Heart—turn your party into a chance for charity. Choose a charitable/non-profit institution to help for the night with activities like a food drive, garage sale, or something creative. Monster Dance Night—turn your office into a disco for the undead. Create a dance floor, hang a disco ball, hire a DJ, and let your employees feel the groove throughout the night. Tip 2: Ghostly Decorations Prepare your company for the upcoming party by decorating the offices with cool props like pumpkins, banners, ghosts, witches and spider webs. Encourage your employees to take part and have fun by turning it into a contest and providing a prize to department with the best decoration.  Make sure to give the winner’s prize on the day of the Halloween party itself. Tip 3: Ideas for Halloween Food What’s a party without the food? Make your corporate Halloween party more memorable with some themed food such as the following: Mummy Hotdogs—get some ready-made croissant dough. Flatten the pieces further with a rolling pin, and wrap them around hotdogs to resemble mummies. Bake … [Read more...]

How to Plan a Corporate Christmas Party

December - the holiday season - is a favorite time of the year and if companies only had one occasion to have a celebration, it would be during this joyous festive season. It is the best time to get all the staff together to celebrate the end of the calendar year and the start of a new one. This could include celebrating the company’s triumphs and challenges for the past year. It is also a good opportunity for everyone to just relax and have a good time. So how do you plan a corporate Christmas party? We have the answer right here. Putting together a great party is not an easy feat; it requires a lot of time for planning and coordinating. Without proper planning, your party end up not being as successful and as fun as you would like it to be. Here is a checklist of important things to consider if you wish to organise the best holiday party ever! Type of Event Corporate holiday parties can be held in an informal setting in the afternoon or it can be a more formal event in the evening. Before you start thinking about decorations and food, you should first decide just what type of event your Christmas party will be. Many companies choose to make their Christmas parties luncheons while others prefer evening gatherings. Generally, evening parties tend to be more costly. On the other hand, luncheons are usually scheduled on a weekday - a welcome break from work! - and they do tend to be more friendly to the budget. Date A majority of holiday parties are scheduled during the second or third week of December. Fridays, being the start of the weekend, is the most common day. It is important to select a date and time that is most convenient for everyone. The festive season is a very busy time of year so what you can do is choose some potential dates and then ask people in … [Read more...]