Here at Catering by Alan Weiss, we wear many hats. Not only do we offer catering for weddings and Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, but we’ll provide catering for your corporate event as well. Not only are we expert caterers, but our team can plan your corporate event at no additional cost. Here we believe in helping in as many ways as we can so that the process of corporate event planning isn’t overwhelming. Are you thinking about planning a corporate event soon? Then, keep reading. Here are some corporate event planning tips that you should take into consideration.
Why are You Hosting a Corporate Event?
Corporate events have different purposes. The three main reasons are to educate, entertain, or fundraise. You have to ask yourself if you want to host an event to network and create meaningful connections, highlight a special milestone, or party like it’s 1999. An excellent suggestion for finding this out is to create a quick (no more than 30 seconds!) elevator pitch summing up all that you want to achieve. Once you understand why you want to do things a specific way, then you’ll be one step closer to understanding how you want to execute your corporate event planning.
Make Sure Your Attendees RSVP
This step is crucial because some venues can only hold a small number of people. You need to have a headcount to understand where to book the event. You can save money by having fewer guests. Also, you don’t want to have a large party, only for the space to be tight and restrictive. Another golden rule is for you always to be considerate of your guests. Let them know well in advance about the event. With busy schedules and families to raise, some people need more time to move things around.
Stick to a Tight Budget
Sticking to a tight budget means that corporate event planning should happen well in advance. Last-minute changes are less likely to occur if you plan early and with purpose. What will also help you is research. There are so many Internet sources detailing the ins and outs of event planning, just like our many blogs. Experts and everyday people share stories about how to avoid mistakes. Need catering? You can count on us!
Catering by Alan Weiss
If you are ready to hire caterers for your next party or event, then look no further. Our trained professionals are ready and willing to do whatever to make your next event a success. For more information and to view our menu, visit us online or give us a call at 443-394-8338 or 800-459-0009. For tips, tricks, and to see what we have been up to, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube.