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First, find an event idea that works for everyone. Then, find the right vendors and stay patient as you coordinate all the details. Finally, make sure everything goes smoothly on the day of your event.
Path to CPO and CHRO: global perspective with Jaci Kassmeier
Global perspective is one of the top skills that set CPO and a CHRO apart from their junior colleagues. Jaci Kassmeier, a seasoned HR executive, shares her story of taking Impossible Foods global.
7 office events by Black-owned businesses
20% of proceeds from events booked during Black History Month will go to Winter4Kids - a foundation helping underprivileged kids go skiing.
Grow into CHRO and CPO: business savviness
Learn about the skills you need to get a top HR role in the tenth edition of our newsletter for people leaders, Bridge Builders.
Path to CPO and CHRO: business savviness
Business savviness is one of the top skills distinguishing a CPO and a CHRO from their junior colleagues. What can you do to acquire business acumen?
The Black community experience in the corporate world
Discover data on the state of Black representation and learn how to actively support diversity in the corporate world. All in the ninth edition of our newsletter for culture leaders, Bridge Builders.
Celebrate Black History Month in a meaningful way
5 ideas to celebrate Black History Month and why they all have to do with supporting communities
How to be at the table with your CEO and employees
Learn something new about being visible in the eighth edition of Bridge Builders, our newsletter for people professionals.
Building an inclusive culture
In the seventh edition of Bridge Builders, our newsletter for people professionals, learn something new about building an inclusive culture.
Room to grow: feedback, career ladders and peer mentoring
In the sixth edition of Bridge Builders, our newsletter for people professionals, learn something new about helping your team grow.
You matter, and your employees matter
The fourth edition of Bridge Builder, our weekly newsletter for people professionals, is on mattering at work.
Starting the new year and managing autonomy
The fourth edition of Bridge Builder, our weekly newsletter for people professionals, covers flexibility and autonomy.
Lean into your work community and find purpose
The third edition of Bridge Builders, our weekly newsletter for people, highlights connection and community.
Taking care of employees: protection from harm
In the second edition of Bridge Builders, our weekly newsletter for people professionals, we cover safety and security.
Layoffs and job security
In the first edition of Bridge Builders, our newsletter for people professionals, we cover layoffs and team engagement.
10 team event ideas in New York (in 2024)
For team events, company socials, employee groups... We curate great workshops to have fun and get to know your colleagues.
5 Best Restaurants for Team Events in New York
Finding a restaurant in New York for your team is not always easy. We help you find the right place within your budget and in the right neighborhood.
How to be visible and support your people
Do you sometimes feel like you are doing a “thankless” job? According to one survey, almost half of employees don’t trust their HR teams. One of the reasons may be that they have no idea who you are.
How to make your team building truly inclusive
Close friendships increase workplace productivity, and friendships flourish when people spend time together. So team building events should be good for your team, right? Only if they include everyone.
Half-day team building in Manhattan, New York
This November (2023), we organized a day out for ABC Fitness' team in NYC. The goal was to build connections between team members, while making it a truly local and memorable experience. We reviewed dozens of vendors and restaurants - and now we're sharing our tips with you!
Last-minute team event planning: how I hacked the 2023 holiday edition
How to plan a social event for a team of 30, in New York, with less than 2 weeks notice but without the stress.
Half-day team building in Old Town Scottsdale, Arizona
This November, we organized an Arizona day out for ABC Fitness. We wanted to make it a heart-warming and energizing experience. After going through dozens of options, we landed on the perfect itinerary. Now, we are sharing it with you.
3 Employee Appreciation Ideas for your San Francisco Team
Want to show employees that you truly care and appreciate their efforts? Read on for insights.
5 Fun Team Socials for a San Francisco Startup Team
When it’s been ages since you saw your co-workers IRL, you know it’s time for a team social. Here are 5 fun types of group activities you will enjoy.
How to keep social groups alive in the hybrid workplace with learnings from Hubspot
Hybrid work environments changed where people work and how they interact. Employees who used to share similar experiences now have very little in common. So they relate to each other less. To bring back culture cohesion, Hubspot designed an events program for employees to come together. Read on to borrow some of their ideas.
Team social event in the office vs at a venue: pros and cons
Is the office a good place for an informal team social? It might be if budget and convenience are your main concerns.
Pick a Social Activity that Won’t Make your Employees Cringe
When co-workers are having fun, they are building good relationships and becoming accepting and motivated to achieve more.
The Essentials of Hosting a Memorable Thanksgiving Potluck
Ah, Thanksgiving—a time of gratitude, family, and, of course, heaps of delicious food. Potlucks are a fantastic way to spread the gastronomic love, lighten the load on the host, and get everyone involved. Here's how to make your Thanksgiving potluck one for the books.
New Year’s Celebrations: Ring in the New Year with Style
The start of a new year is a momentous occasion, and what better way to mark it than with a celebration that's both stylish and memorable? Here's how to make sure your New Year's Eve party is the talk of the town.
Friendsgiving: A Modern Take on Traditional Gatherings
Friendsgiving is an emerging tradition that lets you celebrate Thanksgiving with your chosen family—your friends. It's a chance to come together in gratitude, without the sometimes complex dynamics of a family gathering. Here's how to host a Friendsgiving that hits all the right notes.
The Perfect Bachelor Party Ideas
The bachelor party is a milestone moment for the groom-to-be, a time to let loose and make some unforgettable memories. Here's a guide to planning the kind of bachelor party that'll be talked about for years to come.
The Perfect Bachelorette Party Ideas
A bachelorette party is more than just a fun night out; it's a rite of passage for any bride-to-be. Here's a guide to planning a bachelorette party she'll remember fondly for years to come.
Planning an Unforgettable Anniversary Party
Anniversaries are milestones that deserve grand celebrations. Whether it's your first or fiftieth, here's how to make sure the party is unforgettable for all the right reasons.
Celebrating New Beginnings: Unique Baby Shower Ideas
The arrival of a new baby is a joyous occasion, deserving of a memorable celebration. From trendy to traditional, here are some innovative ways to make the baby shower special for everyone involved.
Bridal Showers: Trends and Tips
The bridal shower is not just a pre-wedding ritual; it's a celebration of the bride's upcoming chapter in life. We've listed some ways to make the event as unique as the bride herself.
Memorable Themes for Your Birthday Party
When it comes to throwing a birthday party, picking the right theme is crucial for setting the mood. Here are some key things to consider.
The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Event Planning
Planning a wedding is one of the most memorable and important events in one's life. We've laid out some essential points to consider.
Panel Discussions: The Art of Facilitation and Engagement
Hosting a panel discussion can be a valuable opportunity to dive into a topic in depth and from multiple perspectives. Whether it's part of a conference, a standalone event, or a series, here's how to ensure that your panel discussion is both enlightening and engaging.
Charity Events: Merging Marketing with a Cause
Planning a charity event requires a careful balance of promoting your cause and engaging your audience. Here's a guide to help you create a charity event that's impactful and memorable.
Navigating Conferences: A Planner's Checklist
Planning a conference is no small feat. It takes a lot of organization, coordination, and attention to detail. Here's a checklist to guide you through the key elements for a successful conference.
Customer Appreciation Events: Why and How to Host Them
Customer appreciation events aren't just a way to say "thank you." They can also boost your brand and build strong relationships. Here's how you can host a memorable event that your customers won't forget.
Planning Workshops and Training Sessions that Deliver Value
Workshops and training sessions are an essential part of employee development and skill sharing. To ensure they provide real value, it's crucial to engage participants effectively.
Networking Events: How to Make a Lasting Impression
Networking events are critical for expanding your contacts and opportunities, but it's easy to get lost in the crowd. Elevating your event with memorable experiences can be the key to standing out and making a lasting impression.
Essential Tips for a Successful Product Launch
Launching a new product is a pivotal moment for any business. The stakes are high, but so are the rewards. Let's dive into how you can elevate your product launch with unique and engaging experiences that ensure a lasting impact.
How to Stand Out in Trade Shows: A Comprehensive Guide
Trade shows are a key arena for brand exposure and making lasting connections. But how do you rise above the crowd? The secret might just be in offering captivating experiences. Here are some ideas to make your brand unforgettable at the next trade show.
Maximizing Engagement in Virtual Team Socials
The move to remote work has made online team events more crucial than ever. While you can't fully match the vibe of in-person events, virtual ones still offer great ways for team bonding. Here's how to make your next online team event a hit.
Dos and Don'ts of Employee Appreciation Events
Employee appreciation events are a valuable way to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of your team. These gatherings can foster a sense of community, increase morale, and even improve productivity when done right. However, they can also go awry if poorly planned or executed. To ensure the success of your employee appreciation event, consider the following dos and don'ts.
Wellness Activities for a Balanced Team Environment
Creating a balanced team environment is not just about work goals and deadlines; it's also about the well-being of each team member. Fostering wellness within your team can lead to better productivity, improved employee morale, and higher job satisfaction. Here's how you can incorporate wellness into your team's routine to create a more balanced work environment.
The Importance of Offsite Events for Employee Morale
Offsite events have long been considered a powerful tool in fostering a more cohesive and motivated team. Away from the confines of the office, employees can engage with each other in a relaxed environment, leading to stronger relationships and, ultimately, a more productive work atmosphere. Here's why offsite events are so crucial for employee morale.
Maximizing Attendee Engagement at Your Marketing Event
Engaging your audience is essential for a successful marketing event. Here are some strategies to keep your attendees involved and invested from start to finish.
Choosing the Right Venue for Your Marketing Event
The venue can make or break your marketing event, and in a city as vibrant as San Francisco, you have countless options. Here's how to narrow them down to find the perfect fit.
Maximizing Engagement at Your Team Social
Ensuring maximum engagement at a team social doesn't just happen; it requires careful planning. Here's how to create a memorable and engaging experience.
Choosing the Right Activities for Your Team Social
Selecting activities that resonate with your team can make all the difference in the success of your team social. Here's how to choose activities that everyone will love.
Planning a Seamless Team Social Timeline
Effective planning is essential for ensuring that your team social runs smoothly and is an enjoyable experience for all. Here's how to craft a seamless timeline for your next team outing.
How to Choose the Perfect Venue for Your Team Social
Choosing the right venue for your team social is crucial for creating an atmosphere that fosters engagement, relaxation, and bonding. Here are some tips for making that decision.
The Best Themes for Team Socials That Boost Engagement and Morale
Choosing a theme for your team social can elevate a regular gathering into a memorable event. A compelling theme adds excitement and serves as an icebreaker for team members.
How to Plan a Last-Minute Team Social That Rocks
So, you’ve just been told you have a week—or less—to put together a team social. Don't panic! Even if the clock is ticking, you can still plan an amazing event that brings everyone together and boosts morale.