We don’t have to say it twice, this year’s holiday season will be different. If you are working on your company’s holiday planning to commemorate the year and celebrate your team, don’t stress about the details. We have got you covered with this post including more than 25 ideas for your team’s holiday celebrations, from virtual party ideas to gift giving in 2020.
Finding ourselves already in the middle of the fourth quarter, it’s difficult to imagine a December without holiday parties, community building events, and thoughtful gift exchanges. However, employees need team bonding and recognition more than ever. Re-imagining how we connect during the most sentimental season of the year will take measured effort, and creativity, but is well worth it.
Holiday planning comes with many challenges, from choosing the right gifts, to coordinating deliveries, and setting up events online. To get the most out of your plans for the holiday season, consider these steps in getting your team on board and excited.
With the blending home and office life, opportunities for gift giving have expanded for businesses. Gifts focused on wellness, self-care, and family experiences are rising in popularity. Other companies are gravitating towards cooking classes, or virtual gaming platforms.
The bottom line is that it no matter what route you choose, it is possible for us to break bread and share genuine moments together as we say goodbye to 2020. With so many ideas out there, we came up with a range of gifts for employees, take your pick:
Once you’ve set the date and chosen gifts, picking a theme and a few fun activities is what really makes a great party. Encourage people to dress up, get in the spirit, and dive into that fuzzy holiday feeling. Here are some themes and other activities to plan a holly, jolly night:
Let’s be honest, we can either view this year as lacking the spirit we are used to, or spin it into an opportunity. This year is unique in that everyone should be recognized for their flexibility and the sacrifices that had to be made. Perhaps holiday planning in 2020 is really a chance to thank, and spend time with those you love and love to work with. However you plan to celebrate this year, we wish you the best.
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