A retirement party is used to honor the life and career of a co-worker that has decided to leave the workforce after many years of service. This type of party allows others to show their appreciation for the years of service and accomplishments the retiree has had during his or her career. It is important to ensure the party reflects the personality of the retiree and celebrates their transition in a positive and fun way.
Planning a retirement party can be much easier with the help of others. Often retirement parties will be planned by a small group that includes the retiree’s family, friends and other co-workers. By including these individuals in the party planning process, you can make sure the party reflects the personality of the retiree.
Plan a Budget
As with any other party, creating a budget will ensure costs are accounted for and overspending is less likely. This budget should consider every aspect of the retirement party, including venue considerations, food costs and a parting gift. Often co-workers will band together to provide the money for the party and the budget can be tailored to match.
It is important to invite guests in advance of the party to ensure they will be available. The guest list should include co-workers, friends and family of the retiree. This will ensure individuals that legitimately want to well-wish will be in attendance. Ultimately making the event personal and memorable for the retiree.
Once you know the attendance projection you can find a venue to meet your size requirements. Stokely Event Center has space, entertainment options and audio/visual equipment to make your event a success. Take advantage of our unique venue to ensure your retirement party transitions the guest of honor into retirement the best way possible!
If you are currently looking for a unique venue for your corporate event, Stokely Event Center can make sure your event is unforgettable. Guests will love the free-to-play games and a wide assortment of decorative signs. If you are interested in reserving Stokely Event Center, please call us at (918) 664-4724 or complete our online request form. We can’t wait to be part of your special event!