OUTSOURCE YOUR HOLIDAY STRESS: TOP 6 REASONS TO HIRE A CORPORATE HOLIDAY PARTY PLANNER
Lets face it, planning the corporate Christmas party is a pain in the butt and stressful! There is much pressure not only plan an epic event surpassing the shenanigan’s of last year, but also to pick the right group of office “volunteers” whom undoubtedly end up letting you down because it’s not “their job”! Nobody wants to lead the project and in the end, the project usually gets dumped back on YOU!
Over the past 12 years, I have uncovered the TOP 6 Reasons why hiring the right planner can greatly reduce your stress, AND make you shine in front of your bosses and peers!
1. SAVE TIME:
Event planners are familiar with local vendors. They save you hours of researching the best, most appropriate and reliable DJ, Band, Caterer, Venue, Decorator etc. Aren’t you busy enough as it is?
2. SAVE MONEY:
Many planners have established relationships with local vendors and can negotiate discounts that can be passed along to you! These discounts alone can often pay for the planner’s services.
3. REDUCES UNECESSARY PLANNING STRESS:
Planning a successful event is hard work and detail oriented with a lot of pressure from bosses and peers to do it right! Understanding the potential pitfalls and challenges come from years of education and experience. There are several colleges and universities offering credited Event Management Courses for a reason – it is a skill! Outsource your stress to the professionals! You wouldn’t hire a chef to fix your car – would you?
4. KEEPS YOU FOCUSED ON YOUR OWN JOB:
You have your own job to do! Hiring a planner allows you to stay focused on what you do best with out dropping balls or working overtime. The holidays are busy with increased social engagements and shopping for family and friends. Don’t you want to enjoy that? Instead, oversee the project, and let the planner do the heavy lifting.
5. ALLOWS YOU TO ENJOY THE PARTY:
The purpose of any party is to entertain your guests and create a memorable and lasting experience for everyone. (That includes YOU!) Do you really want to be micromanaging the caterers and entertainment, or busting a move on the dance floor with your team in celebration of a wicked year? Hiring a professional planner lets you focus on your guests, deepen relationships and blow off steam!
6. WE MAKE YOU LOOK GOOD!
After the party, spend the next few weeks enjoying the emails, calls and pats on the back for a “job well done!” You will shine like the star you are and your co-workers will be grateful for you ☺
So there you have it!
Good Luck and Happy Holidays!