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Planning for Corporate Christmas Events

The year has gone by, and it's almost Christmas!


Christmas is a lovely time of year and a time to rejoice. If you haven't already begun arranging your corporate Christmas party, do so immediately. There is no better way to get into the holiday mood than hosting a company Christmas party!


There are numerous advantages to throwing a celebration, including increasing employee morale, fostering goodwill, and conveying a heartfelt "thank you" for a year of hard work and effort.





Christmas Entertainment

When you are in charge of planning exciting Christmas festivities, you want to ensure that everyone has a great time. The most critical part of a Christmas party is the entertainment, because what’s a party without entertainment?


It's fun to plan activities, games, and possibly some exciting contests, but wouldn't it be more interesting to book entertainment as well? Professional string quartets have the ability to captivate their audience.


To entertain a group of coworkers and acquaintances, corporate Christmas party ideas must be developed. Finding the perfect accommodations to create a memorable experience for those involved can be difficult. As a result, hiring a string quartet can transform an ordinary evening into an amazing one.


Music can be used as a corporate Christmas party entertainment option to create the tone for your holiday celebration. As a result, having a sleek, professional ensemble might be the difference between a classy party and one that your guests can't wait to leave.


Other Aspects to Consider


Documentation

This is frequently overlooked, but a wonderful workplace celebration should be captured. Hire a professional photographer and filmmaker for the event to provide your coworkers with mementos. Including a picture booth would also allow visitors to take something from the party home with them. These images can be displayed on your company's website to attract new customers and employees.





Theme

Although having a theme is not the most important aspect of any party, Christmas is the season when attendees want to go all out and dress up, so having a theme, or at least a consistent approach to styling, will give the gathering a different complexion and more flare. Choosing the proper styling to reflect your company's personality and brand image can significantly improve the overall look. The theme will assist to develop excitement before the event and can be carried through all aspects of the party, from the invitations to the venue styling to the entertainment, cuisine, and dress code. Popular themes include masked balls, winter wonderlands, and inspiration from films and music, as well as major decades such as 1920s jazz.


Venue Selection

If your employees don't get out of their typical environment after a year spent in your offices and conference rooms, it will be difficult for them to get into the "party mood." This means you should seek venues OUTSIDE of your company facility or offices.


The venue is perhaps the most significant feature of any Christmas party because it serves as the foundation for everything you do. Of course, the earlier you start looking, the more options you will have. Location, size, affordability, catering possibilities, and aesthetics are all important considerations when selecting a site. If it's too small, your attendees will feel constrained and constricted, and if it's too big, your guests will wander around, which will likely ruin any atmosphere. Similarly, the aesthetic of the venue says a lot about your firm.


Drinks

We've all witnessed this phenomenon in action: the amount of time spent enjoying a party can be directly proportional to the amount of alcohol consumed! You must consider the number of drinks per person, which your event supplier or caterer may assist you with. Remember, it's not just booze; soft drinks are just as important, especially since alcohol isn't on everyone's list these days. Keep your figures as realistic as possible to prevent having a huge amount of leftovers, which can result in significant waste - both monetarily and otherwise... Too little, on the other hand, may leave you with a negative feeling circulating your occasion. This is why, in most cases, you will require professional assistance!





Professional Caterer

The Christmas feast is a typical highlight of seasonal year-end gatherings when a dependable caterer will serve a wonderful dinner without the trouble. Professional caterers typically provide whole Christmas menus, including scrumptious hors d'oeuvres and sweets. Informing the caterer of your party theme and budget will help them match you with the greatest taste and aesthetic.


Speech Time

It's always good to hear words of encouragement, especially when they come from your manager or employer. Request brief acknowledgments from your manager as a summary of the company's previous year. A speech is frequently given before a meal or, if applicable, before the exchange of presents. A brief recap of the previous year's firm accomplishments and observations never hurt anyone!


Contact Innocenti Strings for Christmas String Quartet!


At Innocenti Strings we understand the importance of Christmas parties for your employees! We would love to provide you with music for your special occasion. Check out our Holiday page to see what other events we can play at!




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