Hosting a party can be quite the stressful event. There is so much that needs to be done and it can all seem a tad bit too much for someone new to hosting. Therefore here are a few tips that you can use to save yourself time and a massive headache.
Make a list of the guests you want to invite
For any party, big or small, it is important to have a proper and suitable guest list. Birthdays are usually intimate and personal, therefore the guest list should comprise mostly of close friends and family. For a cocktail party, you can opt to invite business associates and such. However if you are holding a huge party, it is recommended that you invite at least 20% more guests than you can accommodate in the function venues Newcastle as statistically it has been proven that about 20 to 30% of invitees generally do not turn up for the event.
Decide on your budget
A budget essentially acts as a guideline on how much you can afford to spend and on what item. By having a budget you can be careful about how much you spend and will be able to better manage your finances. Therefore speak with someone experienced or your co-host and decide on the budget for the event. When making you budget, make sure you are realistic. Do some research on how much things cost before you make your budget instead of just grabbing numbers off the air.
Decide on a suitable venue
There many different places you can choose to hold you party in therefore decide on what you are going to need and then start searching for party venues. Never ever confirm a venue without personally going there and checking it out. Information on the internet can be easily altered and may not reflect the actual conditions of the venue. Therefore make time in your schedule to visit the venue and make sure that it is suitable for your event.
Make a list of the Supplies you need
Last but not the least it is important that you make a list of any supplies you will need. Lists are a great tool to ensure that you have everything you are going to need so try to make a list. The important thing to remember here is that including all supplies is key to ensuring you don’t forget anything in the last minute. Write down everything you will need from Ice to Matches, and make sure you have extra available just in case you run out.