Do you have a loved one or friend who will be retiring this year? A retirement party is an ideal way to help the retiree bid farewell to the workplace. Getting family, acquaintances, and co-workers together in one location to celebrate this special occasion, though, can be an immense undertaking. Here are three planning ideas to help you host an unforgettable retirement celebration.
1. Get Help
Don’t attempt to do all the planning without help. Organizing any event takes significant time and commitment, and retirement parties are more complex than other event types. This is why it’s a smart idea to have a small group of helping hands. Ask for assistance from at least one relative/friend and one co-worker to organize and coordinate appropriately.
2. Establish a Budget
Event planning can become pricey really quickly if you’re not mindful of your spending. Be sure you have a budget and don’t deviate from it even if plans change. Have a spending limit separated by category, such as food, entertainment, etc. Continue Reading →