Hosting an event can be difficult in itself. Organizing an event for people who are busy moving around and socializing adds extra considerations. Networking events are excellent places for people to mingle and have great conversations. People are less likely to stay, however, if the event is uncomfortable and the atmosphere underwhelming. Here are a few tips to ensure your networking event goes off without a hitch. Read more
When you are preparing to host an event, the details and checklist can seem endless. Depending on your venue space and number of guests, you will likely need quite a few event rentals. These rentals can include tents, chairs, tables and linens, and those are only the necessities. Here at Hicks, we have more than 30 years of experience in the event rental industry and want to help ensure that you have the best products possible. Check out our quick guide for event rental best practices.
With the winter season in full-swing, it is also time for Christmas parties, office potlucks, and end-of-the-year fundraising galas. While the holidays are a great excuse to host special events, the season is often over-saturated with the same themes, decor and agenda. However, it is possible to plan a spectacular holiday event that is not a cliché, and that can tastefully integrate a little holiday spirit into the bigger picture.
When you own a small business, it’s important to remain actively involved in your industry. Hosting a corporate event can show your community that you are invested in their needs and committed to improving your company’s services. Staying in touch with your partners, donors and customers builds trust, and ultimately, business. Consider the following when planning your next corporate event.
Thinking about getting some co-workers together for a festive celebration? Whether it’s a holiday party, spring fling, or a we-landed-the-big-account get-together, follow these 6 helpful hacks to plan the perfect office party. Read more
Having your wedding in Memphis or surrounding areas? The classic, southern setting is perfect for many wedding themes.
It’s no surprise couples choose to get married here. The beautiful locations and quality venues and vendors make for an unforgettable event. Read more
The Fourth of July is one of the nation’s biggest, boldest holidays. Hicks Convention Services Horseshoe Casino’s VIP Fireworks Party.
This annual event is one of the most spectacular light displays in Tunica, Mississippi. It always draws a crowd.
Regardless of the size of your business, your team may benefit from spending some time outside of the work environment socializing and getting to know each other better. Corporate events provide team members a time to learn more about each other, can foster goodwill among your employees and may even lead to improved satisfaction with jobs and improved employee retention. However, before you can plan a great event that everyone will get excited about, you need to find some great corporate event activity ideas. These are some popular ideas that your team may love and that may be a great alternative to a traditional business dinner event. Read more
Yet another invitation to a holiday event arrive in your mailbox today? Evite blowing up your inbox? This time of year is ripe with events. There are non-profit fundraisers & galas. Businesses have annual holiday parties. And, don’t forget the family gatherings. It seems that each invitation has a different dress code request: formal, semi-formal, casual, dress casual, etc. What do all those terms actually mean? I never know exactly what to wear. Usually, I wait and find out what others are wearing first. Yeah, I’m one of those people. Read more
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