What could possibly be worse than no-shows for the company picnic that you're entirely responsible for planning? Well certainly a few things could go wrong but imagine if you will a giant company picnic planned and ready to roll and only a handful of people show up for the event. On Monday morning you might get one of the following…. A. berating from your boss B. total embarrassment C. leftovers which will be thrown away (along with all that money, which leads to another berating from your boss) Hard to pick just one? Ouch! So here are some tips to planning your way to the most talked about company picnic in town! Double check your event date. Sure, the third Saturday in June is available and your boss is in town, but the Championship game is also televised in the middle of your event time. Believe it or not, sporting events influence decisions whether or people show up for the company picnic. Last year, one of our regular clients scheduled their picnic during the finals of World Cup Soccer. Instead of cancelling the event our team set up a viewing area with big screen TV’s, satellite dish, bar, and created a setting every one enjoyed. Think about the most frustrating words every parent of a child has ever heard? I’m bored!! Take a step outside the box and think about all the joys of being a kid; from the terrible twos to the tortuous teens. If you’re going to plan an event of the whole family then think about pony rides, small bouncers, swimming, water slides, zip lines and bingo (with prizes!) . All amazing activities that will satisfy any child from age 2 to 90. Did we mention we have a 274 foot water slide? Team Play event planners know there are more things to planning a company event than just picnic tables and park play areas. Ensuring that your hard work and energy pays off with an RSVP from every member of your company is what we can do for you! Events are all about leaving attendees satisfied and raving about every thing the loved about the day. Getting your co-workers to show up is easy as pie when you’re working with the Team Play Events team! Simple or sophisticated the team here at Team Play can take your woes and turn them in a Wow event everyone will be talking about the rest of the year!