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Organize A Wonderful Holiday Party!

Posted by | 02-11-2017

Whether you're planning a large-budget corporate holiday party or a more intimate gathering, we've put together a list of helpful considerations to make to ensure a successful event.

1. Event Type

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How big is the party and who are the attendees? What's the budget? Will there be a theme? If so, what?

2. Determine Guestlist, Date & Location

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Who will you invite? Depending on the size of your event and your demographic, select an appropriate venue. Keep in mind accessibility and style.

3. Decoration & Invitations

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Send out invitations (that match your theme) well in advance. For efficiency, send an e-vite. For a more personal touch, drop a card! Set up banners, balloons, tableware, stage and entrance decorations according to your theme.

4. Select A Menu

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What's a holiday party without some treats? Provide refreshments and some appetizers at the very least. Take note of allergies and budget.

5. Entertainment

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Treats don't only equate to food. Stimulate your attendees through games, musical acts, raffles and more. Certain venue provide in-house entertainment. Make sure to ask!

6. Gifts and/or Recognition

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The holidays also mark the end of the year. Show your appreciation to staff or friends through gifts and/or awards.

7. Take Photos

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.... and share them on social media. You can also send them to guests as part of a "Thank You" follow-up after the event.

Cheers!