The earcandy Christmas party planner
So you’ve been asked by the boss to create the best Christmas function or end of year party ever but you’re unsure of where to begin. There are some things to consider when it comes to throwing a celebration of the end of the year that everyone will remember for years to come. If you’ve managed to find a caterer to provide the food for all of your attendees and you’ve secured the venue for the party you may be asking yourself what next? A live band or live entertainment is what’s next. Well we’ve compiled a little guide on how we think hiring live entertainment for the event can make it happen for you.
Imagine a group of coworkers standing around an empty space snacking quietly on hors d’ouevres wondering when this dud will end because you decided live entertainment was passé and you’d be better off hiring your cousin to DJ. Big mistake.
Why go to all the trouble of creating a guest list if the guests leave thinking this isn’t worth their time. Sure, skimping on the budget is a great way to go in some instances but this isn’t one of them. A true measure of success is combining like, and unlike minded people in one area and getting them to feel comfortable. The best way to do this is give them a break from having to talk to each other all the time. Let them settle in and relax. That’s the name of the game. If your boss is entrusting you with the daunting responsibility of creating a mingle zone for the holiday season then it’s probably because they aren’t able.
Find away to get everyone involved if possible but if not go outside the box and hire a live entertainment consultant who can take your budget understand your themes and offer suggestions for band arrangements, lighting, sound, etc. so you look like the braniac who made it all happen.There are of course a few little other details you need to take care of to make sure you have great fun and a smooth flowing party and you can jet off on those holidays!
Don’t forget to make sure to take into account the power supply, insurance, spatial necessities, neighbors, auditions and the like. If it sounds like a lot to handle, that’s because it is, but don’t fret. There are people who can bring to you the best matches to meet your requirements.
Let us sweat the small stuff and you can smile and look like a know-it-all who has your stuff together. Hiring a live band will generate a feeling within your crowd that they are apart of something special that happens only once in a lifetime rather than a last minute afterthought where everything is cookie-cutter and no frills. Sparks can fly when a band takes the stage. There’s nothing like the pulsating rhythmic beats amplified across the dance floor to get under your skin. As your boss thanks you for making him or her look good because they were finally able to relax around their subordinate or seal the deal with a tougher than usual client you’ll get the lion’s share of the props instead of getting the table scraps for not planning ahead.