It’s hard to find a party theme, let alone a venue and menu that accommodates the entire office.
At Christmas, keep things simple and hone in on the little things to make your office party a hit.
1. Set The Scene
From the invitations to the table setting, pick a colour theme to keep things festive.
This is especially useful for office parties, where it may be hard to distinguish between ‘work mode’ and ‘party mode’ for your guests.
2. Make An Entrance
Most people get social anxiety before they attend parties, especially if you’re a plus-one!
Having dedicated hosts and hostesses to welcome staff, direct them to the bar and their seats will start everyone’s night on a positive note.
It’s a warmer approach than ticking names off a list and leaving your guests to find their way around.
3. Serve Memorable Cocktails
Ever thought about having your office’s very own cocktail?
Hire a bartender and bar staff to design a bespoke cocktail menu that your guests can select upon arrival. Make sure to include a mocktail selection too!
4. Hire A Great Photographer
Early on in the night, almost everyone will be camera-shy, so take the awkwardness out of it and set up a photo booth.
A friendly and welcoming photographer will know how to put people at ease and capture the highlight and candid moments.
5. Feed Your Team Well
Ever been to an under-catered event that left you and everyone else chasing the wait staff for canapés? Nothing is worse!
Ensure you have enough food to feed your guests and hospitality and wait staff to serve your guests.
If you’re planning your office Christmas party well in advance, or last-minute, these tips can all be achieved very quickly.
Here at Sidekicker, we have a temporary staff workforce that can help you with practically everything, from finding a good Christmas party venue, being hosts, wait staff, bar staff and even being your photographer!
We meet all our Sidekicks in person and we sort out all the recruitment and HR paperwork, so hiring extra staff is made simple and easy for you.