The holiday season is right around the corner. If you're in a pinch and looking to host a virtual company holiday party, have no fear. We have some tips to make your gathering a success!
With September coming to a close, it's time to start thinking about the company events you're going to host for the rest of the year. We're living in a world where in-person connection at work isn't always possible, so it's important to ensure that any moments you share with your co-workers are meaningful (and fun)!
Looking for event ideas to help foster connection among your colleagues? We invite you to join us on Tuesday, October 4 for our Virtual Fall Event Showcase — a fun, stress-free way to explore your virtual event options, start thinking about what your holiday party might look like this year, and kickstart your planning process.
Interested in bringing some summer fun to your office? Beat the heat and gather your colleagues for one of our July featured events. All you need to do is contact us and say you're interested - we'll do the rest!
A few weeks ago, I decided to take the next step in my professional career and leave my previous employer to become the Marketing Manager for ZogLife. For me, change can be hard – and sometimes scary – but there was a different type of change that I had to consider when taking this new role: I would be working fully remote. Yup, that meant my bedroom would now be my office, I no longer had an hour-and-twenty-minute commute, and my newest colleague was my dog.
Recently, the concept of “hybrid work” has been swirling around the office, and our clients aren't quite sure what that will mean for running company events. Luckily, we're here to help!
With last week's news about the emergence of the omicron variant of COVID-19, many of our clients started worrying about their holiday party plans, and whether they should go on with their in-person holiday parties as planned. Here's what we told them.
Are you wrestling with the decision of how to approach your next company event: in-person, virtual, or hybrid? Trust us, you are not alone. On just about every call and meeting we have with our clients, they are struggling with that same challenge. Here's our best approach for how to answer these tough questions and ensure your event is amazing, no matter what you choose!
We know how it goes. Your boss suggested you plan your company's virtual holiday party in-house. Your boss thinks it will be easy and fun for you, not necessarily thinking about everything else on your plate or how much time it takes to organize and execute a great virtual event. There's a lot more to it than just sending out a Zoom link!
Here are 3 good reasons to outsource to a trusted virtual event planning partner.
Plenty of companies have held off as long as they could, delaying from planning company events, in hopes that the whole team would be back together in the office soon...
But then the Delta variant arrived. So, now it's time to face facts. Virtual events foster virtual connection. And in today's workplace, virtual connections are every bit as real as in-person.
So, your company has employees in multiple time zones, across the country or across the globe. And you want them to feel together and united, even if they're working remotely or from different offices. You want to plan and execute a global event that is fun, fresh, and focused. Well, we're here to tell you how to make it happen.
We're constantly reviewing feedback from the events we host, looking for details of what went well so we can build from it. And from poring through that data, we've found some consistent trends of what employees want. Here's what we found.
Many of our clients have started announcing or rolling out their "return to office" policies for the year. While the progress toward normalcy feels SO great, it does make planning your company team-building events a little bit more complicated. Should you wait it out or risk cancellation and do in-person? Should you stick with virtual? And how do you know whether you're making the right choice?
Every team has dynamic personalities and varied interests, so sometimes it's tough to figure out what kind of virtual event is fun and engaging for everyone. Trust us: the answer is NOT to just plan something bland and generic. Come along with us, we're going on a Choose Your Own Adventure joyride!
The Olympic Games may have been postponed last year, but that only makes us more excited for this year's Summer Games. And we're not just talking about Tokyo... we're talking about a can't lose virtual summer event that is perfect for any company looking to have fun, stay connected, and play to win!
We love how many of our clients keep asking us about the next big thing in virtual events. They want to stay at the head of the class, leading the way on the newest and most innovative new ideas. So, what have we been telling them? What are the best and most exciting developments in virtual events? Gift box activations. Here's why.