Our Tips For Planning The Ideal Work Christmas Party

Work Christmas parties are a staple for most companies in Australia. They’re a great opportunity to forget the all the stress and boost company morale with a bit of fun.

The annual employee Christmas party can either be one to remember or one to forget so establishing a strategy and overall goal for your party will help its success.

It’s important to begin with the basics:

  • Will the party have a theme?
  • Where should it take place?
  • How many people are coming?
  • What date will the party be hosted?
  • What time does the party start?
  • What food and drinks will be served during the occasion?

Establishing these basics will set a plan in motion for the rest of the planning.

Stand-Up vs Sit Down

A stand-up Christmas party encourages your staff to socialise and get to know each other. Canapes and cocktails are the ideal choices for a stand-up event. For a formal affair, you may like a three-course set dinner with Christmas favourites including roast turkey, ham, cranberry sauce and crispy, roast potatoes.

Party Entertainment

Professional entertainment can make an average event into an extraordinary one. For a seated event, live bands and stage shows, with dancers, comedians or circus performers, is memorable and fun. Roving entertainers are suitable for a standing event, such a cocktail party.

Above & Beyond provide professional event planning services for companies based in the Gold Coast, Brisbane and throughout Northern NSW including Byron Bay, Lismore, Ballina, Ocean Shores, Bangalow, Lismore, Pottsville, Kingscliff and surrounding suburbs. If you need to speak with a professional even planner please contact us today.

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