How Custom Themes Can Make Corporate Events Fresh and Fun

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Hosting an on-site office FUNction not only allows you to thank your employees but also provides a nice boost to productivity and team camaraderie. Here’s the twist though—you need to make it fun, creative and memorable. It’s not as difficult as it sounds. All you need is delicious food, great beverages and fun interactive activities. We’ve got you taken care of on each front.

Where’s the best place to start? Choose a theme! So whether your celebration is for a company milestone, anniversary or just because your employees deserve some recognition, a theme will bring your event to life. At that point, your San Diego event planner can do the rest by finding the food, activities and games to match!

For a few ideas, check out our 2017 Theme Calendar with fun themes for any time of the year. Celebrate the summer with parking lot tailgates, the spring with a festive St. Patrick’s Day party or party in the fall with everyone’s favorite costumed holiday, Halloween. Take a look at these creative ideas to get started and see how you can really make an on-site event fun and fresh.

BBQ Tailgates.

Most people typically assume that having a BBQ is reserved for the Fourth of July or Memorial Day weekend. But here in San Diego, you can get great BBQ catering year-round from some truly talented pitmasters. If you’re looking for a great theme for your next corporate event, a sports-themed tailgate with BBQ catering is a great way to go. Add a few classic tailgate games like cornhole, ladder ball or Giant Jenga and even organize tournaments to bring out the competitive side of each company department. It’s a nice change of pace from the daily cafeteria food and is a great way to build teamwork or celebrate any company accomplishment.

St. Patrick’s Day Party.

It’s a day for wearing green and being merry with friends. As themes go, it might also be a great way to thank your team for a great start to the year. A St. Patrick’s Day theme party can feature Irish-themed carnival games like a Gold Coin Toss or Pin the Four-Leaf Clover on the Leprechaun, as well as activities like the best Irish Outfit Contest or an Irish Jig Dance-Off. Combine that with delicious corned beef and cabbage sliders, Irish soda bread, chocolate stout cupcakes and Guinness floats and you’ve got yourself a fine old time. It’s a fantastic morale booster for your team and is potentially a great way to increase loyalty and productivity.

Halloween Office Monster Mash.

Employees want to work for companies that do fun things and show them how much they’re appreciated. Your company must stand out to attract new talent. One great way to do that is to throw the kind of Halloween office party that employees rave about to potential new hires. Try throwing a Halloween Monster Mash with masks and costume contests. You can include pumpkin patches and pumpkin carving activities, and even transform a portion of your office into a Haunted House. Throw in some delicious Halloween treats, Oktoberfest-style craft beer and Haunted Halloween Punch and this office party is sure to get your employees howling with excitement!

The ideas don’t stop there. We’ve got a lot more in store for activities and themes.

Your employees are going to look forward to your themed on-site FUNction every year. They’ll embrace the opportunity to celebrate with their coworkers and liven things up in the office. Great thematic corporate events even keep your employees having fun which ensures that they will love coming to work every day. Not only that, you’ll also boost their energy, morale and productivity—what can be better than that?

If you’re ready to plan your next on-site FUNction, then we’re excited to help! Contact us online or give us a call at 858.586.1717.

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