Danny Resendes' Blog
Attending a party is a chance to meet friends, families and to relieve stress. If you are hosting a summer party, there are a few things to bear in mind so that you and your guests have a great time:
- Spread the Word. You need to send out invitations to those you want to be present at your party. In the invitation card, indicate the type of attire they need to wear. Should the women wear a tank top? What about if they just come with their swimsuits? It is your party, and you determine the vibe. Include an RSVP so people can let you know if they will make it.
- Master the Music. Music is one of the essential aspects of a summer party. Know the trend and the specific songs that buzz people up. Plan for about five hours of play time at least and please, don’t crank the speakers. Get four or more speakers and spread them out evenly, set at a lower volume. This helps to avoid it blasting directly at guests’ heads. Chart-topping songs will help to push your guests to the dancefloor.
- Lighting and Decoration. If you’re not an event decorator, you might want to leave this for the professionals. Decoration sets the mood and feel of any event. The lighting, on the other hand, elevates that mood on a whole new level. All you need is some ambient lighting. You can hang strings of light on the deck, the tree branches, or even at the fence. Have a power backup, like a standby generator in case of power failure.
- Event Purpose. What do you aim to achieve from this party? Are you trying to pitch a business idea? Or is it just to have a together time and fun? Is it about your engagement, promotion in the office? Whatever it is, make sure you are well prepared for the event. For every party, there is a purpose. Having a summer party can be both memorable and fun. If there are going to be alcohol, make sure no one gets drunk. It has to end in the most pleasant way possible. If it is a night party, make sure guest rooms are ready because many might want to crash for the night and go the next day.
Summer parties are fun once you have all the elements working together for guests to have a great time. If you're still somewhat confused on how to go about your party, hire an event planner today for the best result.