How to Ensure the Success of Your Summer Work Party

Work parties are great for building stronger bonds between your employees, especially because they feel like they can relax better in such an informal setting. Holding a party in the summer will give you plenty of benefits, as everyone will be happy to leave the office for one day, enjoy the weather and have fun! And, of course, your employees will not forget how much you appreciate them after you’ve organised a summer party.

Where Are You Holding the Party?

First things first. Do you want your work party to be held indoors or outdoors? Because it’s summer, you should definitely take advantage of the beautiful weather and head outside – if you’re worried about a change in weather, there are plenty of options you can consider, such as marquees, which can keep everyone dry in case of a sudden downpour!

There’s another benefit to holding a summer work party outside instead of indoors: your employees will feel much more at ease, as it’s easier to feel like you’re at work if you’re inside a building, comparing to being surrounded by nature.


What Mood do You Want to Set?

Decorating your venue is essential if you want to create a memorable event! The right decorations can create the perfect atmosphere and ensure that everyone has fun, and this includes picking out the lighting. If you’re holding the party outdoors and need to decorate a huge marquee or hang a few lights in trees, there’s always something to meet your needs.

A fairy light canopy can provide a more intimate setting, while a star cloth is perfect as a background for a live band! Lighting can set the perfect mood, from romantic and warm to energetic and vibrant, so you can use it to accentuate your decorations and create the perfect space for your guests. If you choose to hold the party indoors, the same applies. There are many lighting options out there, and you just need to choose the one that best suits you.

What Entertainment Should You Choose?

A great way to ensure that your guests have the time of their lives is by providing entertainment. The possibilities are infinite. You can host a day of fun games everyone can participate in, have a live band liven up the party, hire a magician, hire a dance floor and watch your employees loosen up and show off their dance moves… No matter what you choose, the important thing is that the party’s entertainment is fun and memorable.


You can create an unforgettable summer work party by asking yourself all of these questions! Carefully planning and organising this event will no doubt make your employees happy, and show how much you appreciate the work that they do every single day. At Monitor Lighting we want to help you create the perfect party, so feel free to get in touch with us and we’ll provide you with everything you need!

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