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Archive: September 2014

Fall Football Party

The beginning of fall means that football season is not far away, and football season means plenty of fall football parties! Start the friendly pre-game chatter and excite everyone about the big game with a football party. Whether you root for your child’s Pop Warner

Team Effort: 7 Teambuilding Ideas With Charitable Tie-Ins

Give back this holiday season with inspiring group events that benefit employees and local communities. Teambuilding activities can be especially meaningful when paired with a corporate social responsibility (C.S.R.) element that benefits a community or charity. For event planners looking for the next great idea beyond building

21 Holiday Party Cocktail Ideas

Here are fresh ideas for cocktails and nonalcoholic drinks from restaurants and catering firms across North America. With holiday party planning underway, here are some suggestions to inspire cocktail menus. From pomegranate cocktails to decadent hot chocolate, here’s what some of North America’s catering firms

Holiday Party Ideas 2014: The 3 Biggest Themes This Year

This year, company festivities and seasonal celebrations will feature traditional touches, unconventional concepts, and winter whimsy. With budgets on the upswing and the corporate holiday party now being viewed as a valuable way to boost employee productivity and lift morale, planners are getting creative with

8 Easy Decor Ideas for In-Office Holiday Parties

Here’s a look at fun garland, tableware, and decorations to deck the walls of cubicles, break rooms, or the boardroom. Celebrating the holiday season in the office doesn’t have to be bah humbug. From cute photo backgrounds to playful party supplies, here are some easy

Halloween Appetizer Ideas

Need some festive and fun Halloween appetizer recipes for your Halloween party? Appetizers are the perfect party food because they’re generally easy to make and easy to eat (no utensils required!). When you plan a Halloween party appetizer menu, include a variety of finger foods,

Halloween Party Favors

Halloween party favors are fantastic ways to top off any Halloween party. These small gifts will show your guests how much you appreciate their attendance. They will also help make the memories last for years to come. Click here for Halloween party favor ideas for kids

10 Things to Love about Fall

Once summer winds down, it’s time to turn your attention to autumn. This beautiful season is full of reasons to celebrate with their own unique, seasonal flavor and there are lots of activities that you can share with family and friends. To get you inspired,

Plan a Backyard Oktoberfest Party

This fall, why not plan a festive backyard Oktoberfest party? Celebrate this traditional harvest festival in the great outdoors, and enjoy the crisper fall days. You don’t need a huge outdoor space to host an enjoyable Oktoberfest party! All you need is a good group

6 Beers To Serve For Oktoberfest

Not sure which beer to serve at your Oktoberfest party? Use this quick reference guide of popular German beer styles to help you choose. If you plan on serving several beer styles, a fun idea can be to offer a beer tasting, and have guests