Tips on Planning an End-Year Office Party

Posted on Nov 9, 2019

Tips on Planning an End-Year Office Party

There are many excuses for a party at the end of the year. The season is crammed with holidays like Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. You can organize the party for your work colleagues and make it memorable. Here are a few things to keep in mind.

Initial Planning

There are certain conventions that you should remember when organizing an office party. It needs to be convenient and accessible to those who will attend. You also need to observe etiquette.

  • Off-Season: The season has multiple holidays, which means many venues could be taken. But you can plan early, such as in late October and early November, to avoid disappointments.
  • Small Teams to Plan: Choose a team to plan the party, but keep the size of the team small. A large group of people is difficult to manage and will most likely slow things down.
  • Consider Budget When Planning the Theme: Your theme could significantly affect your budget. Double-check aspects of your theme that could increase your budget. For example, a plated party could be cheaper than a buffet.
  • Communicate: Send memos and emails long before the event to ensure everyone is ready. The earlier you inform everyone, the more time you will have to make adjustments when necessary.

Consult for the theme for your Party

One way you can get everyone in a party mood is to come up with a cool theme. If you plan early, you have time to consult colleagues and attendees. It is an office event, so there will be limits on alcohol consumption. But you can organize the party in an Irish pub where attendees can enjoy a wide assortment of drinks. It is the end of the year and a time for the holidays. Your friends and colleagues are looking for an opportunity to make merry.