20 Sep How to Organise the Perfect End of Year Event
Organising parties and events to mark the end of a year is an exciting approach to acknowledging the progress made by different stakeholders in your organisation – be it a school or business. It’s significance comes with a heightened need for perfection. If you are in charge of planning your end of year event, you need to start as early as possible.
There are a lot of decisions that await you. From picking a date, theme, music, food, and the venue, to deciding which activities you will have, your plate is full. Venues get booked out very quickly so sometimes this takes preference to booking things in. All these factors are determined by the budget you have also, therefore, the first step is coming up with a reasonable expenditure range.
Importance of a Great Venue
The one thing you should aim for when choosing a venue is to provide an experience!
Picking out the perfect venue plays a significant role in how well your event turns out. Some of the factors that should inform your search include;
- The attendance – this should be clear in terms of number and age-group. You do not want to go beyond the holding capacity since it is dangerous. If you have kids attending, you will need to account for a play area.
- Activities – most end of year events can go from anything to a sit down formal dinner to a carnival! Ensure that you define your activities before finding a venue. This allows you to provide adequate space for fun activities.
Best Ways to Keep People Occupied
You should provide enough activities for all your guests to keep them occupied. Find fun things for groups and individuals. This will ensure that everyone is having fun and they are entertained, which, in turn, reduces the number of people leaving early and ultimately gives you an excellent reputation as a fantastic event planner.
Going the Extra Mile with Rides and Attractions
If you want to make your end of year event the most memorable, you might want to go from beyond providing a sit-down dinner and add some fun rides and attractions. These help you satisfy the adrenaline need of the guests and gives your event a whole new touch.
Attractions and rides add on to the atmosphere and allow you to create a lasting impression in the minds of all the attendees. You will find that there are exemplary rides for all age groups, with some being excellent rides for families.
If you get the right provider, you are assured of safety, fun, professionalism, and maintenance, not to mention hands-on supervision to ensure everything sails smoothly.
Whatever type of event you are hosting and the group of people attending, getting rides and attractions allows you to stand-out from all other planners. You get value for money, and the services are custom-tailored for your guests.
At Joylands, we can assist you with rides and attractions for your next end of year event and can even discuss food, entertainers and the like to add to the occasion. Call Joyland Amusements today and speak to one of our event specialists !