Check if Easter falls on your event weekend as this can drive up prices, and reduce hotel availability.
Be prepared for surprisingly hot days for an autumn event, especially in March. For example,Melbournehit a maximum of 40.8C on 8 March 2016
Forget that autumn is the traditional time for food & wine festivals, so you could combine your corporate event with a visit to a festival for your special clients to create a weekend to remember
Feel you must choose the traditional autumn orange, red and brown colour scheme if they're not your favourite colours - or worse, it's your competitor's colours! - as it's a time of year, not a mandatory colour theme. Discover 4 ways to select the perfect colour scheme
Dismiss the idea of having an event interstate - for example, Brisbane offers warm days with low humidity so you get the sunshine without the perspiration
Forget that Mother's Day falls in May and the week around it causes restaurants and florists to be booked up.
If Covid-19 is making you hesitate to organise large corporate celebrations this festive season, why not consider planning an exclusive white Christmas dinner for a handful of your VIP clients, your top-performing sales team, or hey, even the whole company if you're a micro-business! Here's five inspiration-worthy white Christmas themes to consider for your festive feast.