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Planning a Corporate Event

Are you tasked with planning an upcoming corporate event?  If so you may need some ideas.  The variety of options can include catering, decorations, entertainment, equipment rentals, fund raisers, tents, and party rentals.

Choosing the right company can be a daunting task.  Just remember to ask questions about other events the company has handled, past clients for references, and years of experience.  If a company has a website, this can be a great tool for insight into a company.  Many will even have a testimonials page.  Also try checking with colleagues, friends, and relatives for referrals to a good company they have used in the past.

The theme of your invent will be the main driving force behind the companies you contact.  Quite often you may also need to purchase gifts for the event or party.  And depending on the style of the event and how personal you want the gifts to be, you may want to get gifts that can be personalized.  From custom mugs and tshirts to themed gift baskets or personalized poker chips, you can usually find a vendor or promo company to fit your needs.

Many companies specialize in these corporate gifts and promotional items and are very qualified to help you meet your budget and finalize a design based on the company image.  If help is needed with artwork or design this is usually available as part of the design process or for a nominal fee.  Many will even give you ideas for the promtional items. For example, if you are having a charity event such as a golf or poker tournament, they may suggest custom logo golf balls or plastic playing cards.  Any way you go, choosing a good company to work with can make all the difference.