Company Christmas party or holiday event planning made easy – Useful Tips

Written by Boris Cherniak

“Holiday entertainment planning is a serious business – a lot happens behindrepparttar scenes, long beforerepparttar 110066 CEO says thanks for a job well-done”, says Incredible BORIS (Boris Cherniak). Around this time ofrepparttar 110067 year, human resources managers and company CEOs are askingrepparttar 110068 age-old question - How do we make our holiday event an affair to remember? After all, we are simply trying to thankrepparttar 110069 employees, suppliers and their families for a job well done throughoutrepparttar 110070 year. We also want this event to motivaterepparttar 110071 group to be happy and productive inrepparttar 110072 future. This is a more difficult task that may appear from outside.

“The people planning functions have an enormous task of fitting intorepparttar 110073 ever-shrinking budgets while keeping party-goers satisfied,” says Boris Cherniak, corporate event planning professional, comedy hypnotist entertainer and motivational speaker.

Here is a helpful checklist of planning an affair forrepparttar 110074 holidays (as provided by Boris Cherniak): 1. Budget. Break down allrepparttar 110075 amounts allocated to each task then you can have a clear view of how much room you have to play. Spend it wisely and know what your limitations are. The old rule of thumb is you get what you pay for. If it appears too inexpensive, it may berepparttar 110076 inexperience or you will not be getting what you expected. Getrepparttar 110077 best value possible withrepparttar 110078 resources you have available. It is easy to spend ANY budget. You may have to make a few sacrifices. What gets eliminated first and what should be kept at any cost? Always keep in mind of whatrepparttar 110079 overall impression byrepparttar 110080 attendees will be. Leave a lasting impression. 2. Number of people in attendance – estimaterepparttar 110081 number of people expected atrepparttar 110082 party. Keep in mind that a small percentage may not attend due to lack of babysitters, illness or vacation. 3. Book banquet hall facilities, venue location. Pick a location that is convenient for your group with amenities like transportation, parking, etc. 4. Food and catering – dinner / lunch, drinks or buffet – most halls will offer you different choices of meal options, hors d’oerves, desserts and per person amounts. Make sure there are enough choices for all tastes. 5. Schedule and timing. It is easy to under-estimaterepparttar 110083 amount of time a function will take due to many unforeseen circumstances. Factors such as how longrepparttar 110084 speeches will take, time to bring outrepparttar 110085 food or attendees arriving late due to a freak snowstorm or traffic. This can changerepparttar 110086 dynamic of your event - plan accordingly and have a contingency plan. 6. Entertainment – comedian, hypnotist, juggler, psychic, magician, DJ and dancing, party games. Entertainment is a wonderful way to make your event memorable. Entertainment comes in many budgets and styles. Pick a solution that will not only makerepparttar 110087 company and event planner look good, but will leave a lasting impression onrepparttar 110088 attendees. Explore different options best suited to your group. Local or national performers can be considered. Many are available onrepparttar 110089 web and could be your first place of inquiry. Many agencies have a roster of people they can suggest. Never forget to look within your company for entertainment suggestions and talent (in every company there is a band or a disk jockey that would be more than happy to accommodate your budget and show off their talents). Keep in mind that entertainers are extremely busy duringrepparttar 110090 holiday season – leaving booking your entertainment untilrepparttar 110091 last minute is not a good idea as your date may no longer be available. 7. Sound, lighting, projection equipment and audio visual materials – Have a run-through and make sure everything is in place before your audience arrives so that you don’t have to deal with “technical difficulties”.

Flaming Guitars! Minarik fuels the excitement of a new generation of musicians.

Written by Scott G (The G-Man)

Celebrating an endorsement between G-Man Music andrepparttar fiery axe-makers known as Minarik Guitars, Scott G (The G-Man) reviewsrepparttar 110065 Minarik Inferno X-treme.

Fromrepparttar 110066 Telecaster torepparttar 110067 Flying V torepparttar 110068 Iceman torepparttar 110069 Warlock, some guitar designs are forever branded on our consciousness, and now there's a new one:repparttar 110070 Minarik Inferno X-treme. The body shape erupts in furious fingers of flame. If ever there was a guitar design destined to igniterepparttar 110071 imagination of young players, especially boys and girls who want to rawk, this is it.

Not thatrepparttar 110072 Inferno X-treme lacks subtlety. With scientifically placed tone chambers, this instrument can sing sweetly if that's what you desire. Or, it can live up to its appearance and enable you to carve sonic craters inrepparttar 110073 parking lot.

Although this guitar has a look that will inspire thousands of preteen statements alongrepparttar 110074 lines of "Mom, that'srepparttar 110075 one I want," I suspect that tons of established players will find it useful inrepparttar 110076 studio or onrepparttar 110077 road because of its delicate balance, sleek feel, and stunning versatility. (And besides,repparttar 110078 cunningly crafted guitar is also available in a more traditional body shape.)

"So, what'srepparttar 110079 story on Minarik Guitars?" I can hear you ask. Asrepparttar 110080 designer ofrepparttar 110081 B.C. Rich Goddess Warlock and several other noteworthy models, Marc Minarik already has a legacy inrepparttar 110082 business. Now heading up his own company, Minarik hasrepparttar 110083 goal of fusing quality workmanship with visually exciting design concepts.

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