While summer seems the obvious season to hold a beach party, winter is a popular time to escape to the tropics, even if only via some carefully chosen props.
Many people suffer Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) to some level thanks to the lack of sunlight and warmth.
But luxe beach party decorations will lift your employees' spirits, get customers excited about summer, and of course, they're an excellent way to get potential expo visitors in the mood to try your beach-related fashion, food or homewares products.
Why not hire a clamshell? You could fill one with crushed ice and a few artfully placed bottles of wine, beer, coolers or champagne on your bar. Alternatively, fill them with lemons and limes.
You can't have a tropical beach party without hiring the right type of furniture to set the theme.
Tropical event furniture can be Palm Beach glamorous, Miami Vice pastel candy-coloured, Fiji casual (I'm thinking hammocks here) or boho luxe in style. It just depends how "classy" you want to make it.
Compare the stylistic impact of a single-seater or double-seater rattan peacock chairsagainst an outdoor suite of white Chinese Chippendale armchairs and sofas.
Hawaiian party decorations
If it's raining or blowing a gale and the sun's not behaving itself, you can still "go troppo" with fun Hawaiian party decorations, get your guests to come in costume, and serve themed food and drink.
Tiki decor continues to be an ever-popular beach decor theme choice.
If you've been tasked with planning an interstate corporate event, this may or may not be easy for you based on whether a) you've got contacts in that state and b) how complex your event is going to be.
If you're planning your next product launch where you want plenty of publicity, for the guests to love it and for the event to be widely promoted, there's a surprising tool you can use to help you select a suitable date for your event as well as foresee particular periods when you need to double-check everything.
If you’re planning an event these days, you need to allow at least three months before your event date to ensure you leave enough time to secure the venue, props and all other elements required to make it a success. Assuming your suppliers are responsive to your initial enquiry, and available for your event...
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