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Topic Archive: Holiday events

How a Brand Brought the Spirit of Giving to Life

RetailMeNot staged a heart-warming holiday promotion in a small Pennsylvania town.

Event Report Posted December 23, 2015, 7:00 AM EST

Why Companies Should Throw Holiday Parties in January

Instead of competing for peak December dates, planners can consider kicking off the new year with a bash.

Event Intelligence Posted December 16, 2015, 7:15 AM EST

Holiday Inspiration: 15 Ideas From Pop-Ups and Activations

In 2015, brands such as Target, Pier 1 Imports, and J. Crew created engaging holiday events for consumers.

Event Report Posted December 10, 2015, 7:30 AM EST

How One Brand Brought Christmas Morning to Families in Need

Groupon's holiday event surprised Chicago families with coats and unexpected gifts.

Event Report Posted December 8, 2015, 7:15 AM EST

9 Smart Ways to Thank an Event Team

When it comes to showing appreciation, industry pros cite ideas ranging from in-office birthday celebrations to travel opportunities.

Event Intelligence Posted November 18, 2015, 8:00 AM EST

How to Throw a Stylish New Year's Party

A New Year's party offers a hip alternative to the expected holiday gathering.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 24, 2015, 7:15 AM EDT

Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 11 New Catering Trends

From signature cocktails to inventive food presentations, seasonal fare gets a mouthwatering makeover that will delight and satisfy guests.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 24, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

10 Practical Holiday Party Favors That Guests Will Actually Use

From hangover cures to free rides, these gift ideas are both fun and functional.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 23, 2015, 7:45 AM EDT

Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 12 New Entertainment and Activity Trends

This year, guests will be transported to the past with nostalgic fun like roller skating and Foxtrotting, while interactive D.I.Y. stations will make them feel like a kid again.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 23, 2015, 7:15 AM EDT

3 New Gift Ideas for Holiday Parties

Toast clients, employees, and business partners with bartender-worthy gift ideas.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 21, 2015, 7:30 AM EDT

Holiday Party Ideas 2015: 15 New Design Trends

For 2015, disco balls replace traditional ornaments as the holiday decoration de rigueur and seasonal greenery takes on inventive uses. Here's a look at what to expect at end-of-year festivities.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 21, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

See a TV Network's Romantic Dinner

Hallmark's Valentine's Day-inspired event included roses, petal-strewn pathways, violin and piano mood music, and elegant draping.

Event Report Posted February 11, 2015, 7:00 AM EST

How to Tailor a Company Party to a Young Crowd

Groupon's holiday party appealed to its young-professional guests with casino games, a live band, and a late start time.

Event Report Posted January 7, 2015, 7:15 AM EST

Holiday Party Photos: 29 Ideas From End-of-Year Festivities

While classic tree lighting ceremonies were some of the most high-profile events of the season, brands and organizations also staged surprising new formats this year.

Event Report Posted December 15, 2014, 6:15 AM EST

See 100 Years of Christmas Tree Trends

Casa Loma's "100 Years of Christmas" exhibit features trees with decor inspired by the past 10 decades.

Event Report Posted December 11, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

Season's Eatings: 9 Festive Dishes for Events

These seasonal snacks are appropriate for end-of-year celebrations.

Catering Week Posted December 4, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

12 Unusual Venues for Company Holiday Parties

From chilly lounges to mini golf courses, opt for one of these unexpected locations for your next festive gathering.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 26, 2014, 11:53 AM EDT

Holiday Parties With Open Bars: Mistake or Necessity?

Event industry professionals weigh in on the pros and cons of offering employees unlimited amounts of alcohol at end-of-the-year celebrations.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 26, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

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.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 25, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

21 Holiday Party Cocktail Ideas

Here are fresh ideas for cocktails and nonalcoholic drinks from restaurants and catering firms across North America.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 24, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

8 Ways to Update Company Holiday Parties This Year

Industry professionals share their tips for hosting memorable corporate end-of-year festivities in 2014.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 24, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

Holiday Party Ideas 2014: Offbeat Bash

Instead of classic themes, some planners are throwing no-rules parties with innovative ideas, quirky settings, and unique entertainment.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 23, 2014, 7:45 AM EDT

Holiday Party Ideas 2014: Winter Wonderland

Event planners are recreating snowy scenes for this year's corporate parties with glittery details, gleaming decor, and frosty cocktails.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 23, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

Holiday Party Ideas 2014: Classic Holiday

This year's company festivities will offer a nod to parties of the past with seasonal decor, heartwarming fare, and timeless holiday traditions.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 23, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

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.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 23, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

What Theme Have You Always Wanted to Use for a Holiday Party?

Sometimes event planners want to go beyond traditional red and green for a holiday party. Here are the themes that some BizBash readers have always wanted to use, but perhaps never had the time, budget, or right client to try.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 23, 2014, 6:45 AM EDT

12 Festive Options for Company Holiday Cards and Party Invitations

Send guests, clients, and associates seasonal cheer and well wishes with these new stationery options.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 22, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

12 Ideas for Holiday Party Gifts That Give Back

Instead of doling out trinkets that collect dust, consider gifts that provide humanitarian or environmental relief—as well as holiday cheer.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 22, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

Holiday Pop-Up Roundup: 13 Activations, Marketing Stunts, and More

Here's a look at how brands such as Ted Baker and Samsung are drawing attention this season.

Event Report Posted December 18, 2013, 6:00 AM EST

11 Ideas for a Southern Holiday-Theme Event

Southern staples such as gingham, Spanish moss, and oysters can bring a taste of the South to events.

Event Report Posted December 18, 2013, 6:00 AM EST

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