Aaah, the infamous year-end party. Perhaps not the legendary – or should we say infamous – parties of years gone past, where Joan from Accounts made the most interesting photocopies ever, and John and James from Sales finally had that “friendly” yet very physical fisticuffs discussion to sort out their work rivalry after a few shots and some beers and … well, you get the gist.

Fortunately, modern office yearend functions have more decorum, with companies cottoning on to the fact that a) take it off-premises and b) let’s focus on fun activities and a structured approach to maintain order.

And this is all great. The modern challenges facing yearend functions are in sync with the times – stress. By the time November rolls around, most of us realise that the three months’ worth of work due before the end of the year now needs to be completed in double time. And then the yearend function invites start streaming in.

Make no mistake, after a year of hard toil we all need a break and a “well done, pat on the back” to celebrate the year’s achievements. But time is becoming a factor, as well as sheer exhaustion and colleague fatigue (you’ve just spent a year seeing the same people day in and day out, and you know what they say about familiarity and what it breeds).

Your company has a unique identity, at UP A TONE EVENTS we use your distinctive corporate style to create your conference, event and showcase. Whether it’s a small intimate event, private conference, Product Launch, annual conference, or a fabulous year end celebration of your company success. We have the tools and the team to make it work. Trust us, we are experts in Event Planning and Management.

This is why the latest trend is so deliciously awesome: Instead of having a yearend function, why not have a get-together at the beginning of the year to kick off the work year and start it on the best, positive, team-building foot?

You can still use the same ideas you would for the traditional yearend function, but your odds of finding a venue is vastly greater and your team will enjoy it more – they’re rested and relaxed, and have had time to miss each others’ company.

Alternatively, you can opt for a more informal and fun activity. You know your team better than anyone, so you’ll be able to whip up the right year kick-off event. Invite their input and you’ll start the year with a positive, motivated and energised team.

No matter the event, UP A TONE EVENTS will have the most awesome solutions perfect for your needs. Venue, catering, sound and tech, facilities – we have it all, plus our expert event planners and coordinators have years’ of experience to ensure you have a whale of a time. Contact us today!