If you are the one in charge of organizing your company holiday party, the most important thing is that you have a great event. No one wants to be remembered for a lackluster party, or worse, not be remembered at all. So how do you have the most successful and memorable holiday work party for your office ever?
You start with a great location, like The Winslow Gin House and Eatery, make sure that your guests have an awesome time and create a ton of fun memories. If that sounds difficult, don’t worry. We know all the tricks for throwing a great party! Here are five easy ways to make sure you have the best event your friends and co-workers go to this year.
5 Tips for a Memorable Holiday Work Party
When it comes to parties, there are certain things that make an impression on your guests and that they will therefore remember. Here is how you make sure that you create moments that leave those wonderful memories.
It’s always about the venue. Whether it’s a holiday party, corporate gathering or another kind of occasion, choosing the right location could make or break your event.
You definitely want to get out of the office. For any number of reasons, including insurance, throwing an epic “Company Christmas Party 2021” at your actual office is just a bad idea. Instead, opt for a place that has plenty of room, great food, fantastic service and perhaps even live entertainment.
The Winslow has something for everyone and can offer you a great sophisticated, yet laid back environment for your event. From holiday work parties to retirement parties to a company happy hour hang out, this is the place to be.
Holiday Work Party First Impressions
Start creating memories from the beginning. Make sure that you get the evening started on the right foot. A great icebreaker is a signature drink. Since The Winslow is a proper gin house, the obvious choice here is one of the variety of gin and tonics. Don’t feel limited though, beverage director and General Manger Cait Moorhead can design specialized cocktails that will have your whole party abuzz.
Do the best you can to greet everyone and make sure they are interacting and having a good time. Of course, you can’t be everywhere at once, this is why it is so important to choose a venue that has great service. The service of the venue you choose will reflect on how people remember your office get together.
The Food & Drinks
When you are looking for holiday work party food and drink ideas, keep in mind that probably half of what your guests will talk about and remember is the food and drinks that they have at your event. Another advantage of throwing your next corporate bash at The Winslow is the outstanding menu. You aren’t limited in food options and can even have a personalized menu.
The biggest reason to choose a venue that serves food and drinks is so that you as a host are alleviated of that stress. You are going to have a much better time, and so will your guests, if you aren’t bothered with trying to plan, prepare and serve food and drinks all night long.
The Main Holiday Work Party Event
If you want to ensure that you have a successful holiday work party, create a main event that gives everyone something to remember. One of the most popular holiday party ideas for 2021 is themed holiday parties. This is because if you have a theme, the theme is the center of what guests remember. The Winslow provides fantastic spaces for your office holiday party and encourages you to decorate and personalize the space for your theme.
If you don’t want to deal with a holiday work party theme and any of the traditional concerns of hosting, consider bringing everyone out for a company happy hour. The Winslow hosts the best happy hour for corporate gatherings in NYC. You don’t have to do anything except invite your co-workers.
A Lasting Touch
Some people opt for gift bags. A common trend is trinkets, favors and mementos with the company name or logo. Theme related gifts are a great way to lock in a memory too. Whatever you choose, find a way to thank everyone who comes out to your holiday work party or event, so that they leave on as happy of a note as they started on.
Hold Your Holiday Work Party at NYC’s Best Holiday Party Venue
The Winslow is NYC’s best holiday party venue. Bring your officemates and your friends and enjoy a great night of fun, food and drinks. Come out for your company happy hour or join us for trivia night, live music or a good game.