Company Picnic, Party and Event Planning Ideas
Idea Generating Worksheet for Company Parties Events
Company picnics and parties, are a great way for employees to bond with other employees. These event allow your team to meet each other's families. It gives everyone the chance to see each other as real humans, not just the high stress work machine face they show at their job. All of fun things used to make parties and picnics great can be simple and cheap, or extravagant and expensive. Your people will enjoy both, if you plan the events well.
Answer the questions below to get your brain into planning mode regarding your company party, picnic or event.
> How much time do you need to plan? (Add six months to that! Make your reservations for venues, entertainers and caterers SOON. The good ones go quick)
> Are you allowing enough time for your people to plan their vacations, and still come to your event?
> Would a theme help enforce company goals and objectives? How? Would it add fun to your event?
> How can food, activities and entertainment help meet those goals?
> Will you need to pay transportation to get your people to the picnic or party site?
> What day of the week is best for your event? Weekdays will have more employees attending. Weekends are more likely to have family attend.
> Who is going to get to come? Spouse only? Family, friends of the family? Divorced, widowed and single employees can feel ostracized if you don't allow them to bring a guest.
> Will you hold your event on site, or off? A company picnic can be great fun in tent in the company's parking lot. But, events held away from the workplace can make your team feel more relaxed. Consider inexpensive locales, like city and state parks.
> What is your backup plan if the weather goes bad?
> Are your games and activities good for many ages? A tradition face painter is only fun for small children. Today's face artists create fun for all ages.
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