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.

Christmas Party Planning Tip #7 – Gifts & Goodies

Christmas Party Planning Tip #7

As guests gather for the Christmas party and toasts are made, plan to send home a token of gratitude and Christmas appreciation. Whether your guests are your best friends or your employees, celebrate them. A simple verbal recognition to the … Continue reading

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Christmas Party Planning Tip #5 – Planning the Menu

Christmas Party Planning Tip #5 - Planning the Menu

Don’t deny it: One of the best parts of party planning is thinking about the food! Before you start scheduling food tastings, there’s a few things to think about when you’re serving dinner to a large group: What’s my budget? … Continue reading

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Christmas Party Planning Tip #3 – Reserve The Venue

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You’re not the only one in town planning an amazing Christmas party. It’s time to finalize your party venue location and put down a deposit before someone steals your favorite location. But before signing any contracts, use your savvy business … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Table Setting Guide [Graphic]

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While there are many ways to set a table for Thanksgiving, we believe there should be a nice balance between elegantly formal and excessive utensils. Below is a Thanksgiving table setting graphic to help guide you this Thanksgiving: How to … Continue reading

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Christmas Party Planning Tip #2 – Brainstorm

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You have a budget in place. Your dream of having an amazing Christmas party is real. Now you need to find a place to host the event. Think through your list of friends and colleagues. Do any of them have … Continue reading

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Christmas Party Planning Tip #1 – Set a Budget

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Before ordering invitations and polishing your best flatware, set a budget for your Christmas party to make it a success within your means. It’s easiest to think of the key expenses in terms of before, during and after the party. … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Office Party Planning Checklist

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Whether your idea of an office party is hosting your company’s version of Michael Scott’s Dundies or simply relaxing with a can of beer and a slice of pizza, you’ll want to make a point of acquiring all the necessary … Continue reading

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How to Plan a Dazzling 4th of July Celebration

Everyone starts dreaming about the 4th of July weekend as soon as it’s warm enough to leave the jackets at home. Make this year a special celebration to remember with a personalized party from 4th of July paper supplies and these great … Continue reading

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How to Get Customers to Your Business Open House

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An open house can be highly beneficial for your company’s local reputation; not only will it rapidly increase your number of contacts, it can easily show prospective customers or clients the basics surrounding your personal philosophy and approach to business. … Continue reading

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Creative Summer BBQ Invitations

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As cherry blossoms fall and temperatures soar, it’s time to break out the grill. Bring people to your door this summer with an assortment of summer BBQ invitations from PaperDirect. You can print them out from the comfort of your … Continue reading

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