Event Planning Articles

So you’ve been selected to do the event planning and you need help. PaperDirect’s event planning tips will help pave the way whether it’s your son’s or daugther’s graduation party, the boss’s retirement party, a large corporate meeting or a child’s birthday party.

Formal parties, anniversaries, and even baby showers have unique requirements, but there are some similarities in the way you can approach the event planning process. By following our tips you can save valuable time and money.

How to Throw a Patriotic “Welcome Home” Party

Serving in the military is one of life’s most honorable deeds, and feting returning soldiers is a cherished American tradition. Here are five patriotic party ideas to show love, respect and gratitude to your favorite vet with a “Welcome Home” … Continue reading

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Five High School Graduation Party Ideas

This year’s high school seniors are getting ready to toss their caps in the air and face the future. Fete your favorite grad with one of these five festive ideas which will take your graduation party from average to unforgettable. … Continue reading

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An Insider’s Guide to Hosting a Golf Tournament

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So you want to host a golf tournament? Be warned – it takes a lot of planning. But if you do it the right way, golf tournaments can net you a lot of money – which is why they make … Continue reading

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What to Put on Graduation Announcements

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Deciding what to put on graduation announcements seems like a simple task, but being creative and elegant at the same time can be difficult. Here are simple tips for graduation announcements: 1. Basic Info You’ll want to include all the … Continue reading

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10 After Christmas Company Party Ideas

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December brings more chaos than most people care to deal with, especially during a season when people are supposed to be spending time with family. Adding a company Christmas party in the midst of a chaotic December isn’t always welcome, … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Customer Appreciation Event Ideas

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If you’ve recently started a new company, then you recognize the importance of your customers. You know that your customers have taken a chance on working with your company, and you want to show them that you are committed to … Continue reading

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The Rules of White Elephant Gifting in the Office

Sick of the usual gift card exchange? It’s time to insert a little creativity into your tired office party — what better way to accomplish just that than with a white elephant party? In a white elephant gift exchange, participants … Continue reading

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5 Easy Thanksgiving Potluck Recipes Your Co-Workers Will Love

When you have to be at work in the days leading up to a holiday, the least you can do is plan a fun event to keep everyone’s spirits high. This Thanksgiving, have an office potluck earlier in the week, … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Organizing a Company Golf Scramble

Organizing a company golf scramble is one way to build stronger teams on the job and off-the-clock. While some company organizers work with the local golf club planner to develop a charity event or semiannual outing, there is nothing wrong … Continue reading

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Place Card Etiquette for A Company Banquet

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If you’re the one who has been assigned with the task of organizing a company benefit, you will likely feel as if you’ve got your work cut out for you. A typical office environment can play out a bit like … Continue reading

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