How you can plan an amazing holiday party.

If you want to throw a company holiday party, then there’s a lot to take care of.  When planning a company event, many people get so caught up with tasks like choosing a venue and selecting a caterer that they tend to overlook smaller decisions.  To ensure that you plan an amazing holiday party, here are some of the important things that you cannot forget about.

  • Selecting a Good Time for the Party

Most businesses hold holiday parties during the lunch hour.  Lunch hour events tend to cost less and avoid any infringements on the employees’ personal time.  However, some businesses also do holiday parties on a larger scale and host an evening event.  While this is great because more employees can attend, evening events also come at a higher cost.  So, weigh the pros and cons when deciding when to hold your staff holiday party.

  • Save on Food and Beverages

When it comes to making decisions on food, it’s cheaper and more elegant to serve your employees plated meals instead of offering a buffet-style selection.  If you want to serve alcohol, then take steps to limit your employees’ consumption.  Not only will this save you money, but it also reduces the chances of being caught up in a liquor liability claim.

  • Set Etiquette Standards

Leading up to the event, remind your employees that they are attending a professional party.  While they should feel free to have fun, they should do so in ways that make others feel comfortable and welcome.  You should send out a companywide email covering etiquette issues to avoid, such as excessive drinking, wearing improper attire, and so on.

These are some of the suggestions that you should try to plan a successful holiday party for your staff.  Want to ensure that your event goes off without a hitch?  Then make sure you protect your party with the right insurance.  For assistance with all your commercial coverage needs, contact the experts at The Reardon Agency today.

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