The weather is getting cooler and the days are getting shorter. Fall is here, and winter is just around the corner. The holidays will be here before we know it. With the season comes all the fun things we love like gifts, food, and parties. If you are in charge in an office setting, you may have a corporate holiday party that you look forward to each December. Maybe you’ve never had a corporate party before but are considering one this year. Either way, North Shore Event Center is the perfect location for corporate events.
Corporate Events: Dos and Don’ts
When it comes to a corporate holiday party, it is all about the balance of fun and professionalism. As the party planner, you want to have drinks, food, and activities that people will enjoy. The whole point of corporate events is to get to know your coworkers better, but be mindful about how you do that. If you are attending a corporate holiday party, find the line between getting to know your colleagues and spilling everything about your life to them. You may have friends at your job, but your boss and other managers will likely also be at the event. Don’t do anything that will make you ashamed to show your face at the office on Monday morning.
The Holiday Season
If you are organizing the corporate party, you want as many people to attend as possible. That means finding a theme that makes everyone feel welcome. Avoid associating the party strongly with one particular holiday unless it makes sense for your organization as a whole. Instead, have a more general corporate holiday party that includes a meal and drinks. Having a theme is fine for corporate events, but make sure it aligns with your vision of who you want to come to the party.
Why a Corporate Holiday Party?
You may be wondering why you should have an office party this holiday season at all. People already celebrate with their friends and family. Why should they go to another party with the people they see at work every day? There are many benefits to corporate events like holiday parties. A corporate holiday party is a great way to improve company culture. It allows people from different levels of the company to mingle in a less structured environment than the workplace. A corporate party is also a way to recognize employees for all the hard work they have done and reward them for a great year. A fun event can boost morale and give people the motivation to work hard through the end of the year.
Corporate Events at North Shore
Whether this will be your first corporate holiday party or it has been a tradition in your company for years, North Shore Event Center is the perfect venue. Their event space is a professional yet beautiful environment that can be utilized for any number of corporate events, from retreats to meetings to team builders to parties. North Shore has state of the art technology and a newly renovated venue that can easily fit more than 200 people. Michigan companies large and small should look to North Shore Event Center for their next corporate party.
If you want to take a look at the space before you decide to rent it, call North Shore Event Center at (269) 934-5667 to schedule a tour. You can also visit them online for more information or to book the venue for your corporate holiday party. Don’t wait. Call today.