Corporate Event Planning Dos and Don’ts

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.

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A catered office party is full of jolly employees.

6 Helpful Hacks to Plan the Perfect Office Party

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

Happy bride and groom exiting limousine.

Don’t Forget Transportation When Planning Your Wedding

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

Beautiful 4th of July BBQ at Horseshoe Casino

Summer 4th of July Celebration at Horseshoe Casino, Tunica, MI

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.

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Make Your Next Corporate Event Memorable

Enjoy Your Next Corporate Event With These Activity Ideas

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

Deciphering Dress Codes

Formal vs Semi-Formal: What’s the Difference?

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

Window-style tent sidewalls and peaked roofs offer a unique setting for this event.

Party Hosting: What to Rent & What to Buy

Hosting a large party or event requires carefully balancing your budget with the items you need. In your excitement, you may be tempted to go all out and purchase new things for your celebration. Yet, this is often unnecessary and cuts drastically into your budget. Since you want your party to be the best, use these tips to figure out what you can get away with renting before you make an impulse buy. Read more