Posts by Joe Horan

50+ Company Outing Ideas That Your Employees Will Love

Company Outing

What’s the difference between an office of coworkers and a team? Trust, friendship, a bond between one another. Building and encouraging these bonds is difficult; your employees must mesh well together, be able to like one another, and be willing to form those bonds. There’s a lot that goes into this, from hiring people with…

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Bounce Houses vs Trampolines: Which Should You Choose?

Bounse House vs Trampolines

When it comes to the joy of a young child, few things are as endlessly entertaining as jumping. Jumping over things, jumping on things, jumping off things, jumping in puddles; it’s all about the jumps. It’s no wonder that trampolines and bounce houses are two of the most popular children’s entertainment toys. Though calling them…

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List of Fun and Unique Employee Appreciation Party Ideas

Employee Appreciation Party

If you look around hard enough, every day of the year is some kind of holiday. There’s taco day, and doughnut day, and talk like a pirate day, and hundreds of others. Of course, most of these observances are more viral trends than they are holidays; the banks still open, jobs still function, and no…

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How to Successfully Host a Professional Networking Event

Event Conference

Most corporate events fall into one of two categories. The first is the internal party. Retirement parties, milestone rewards, and holiday gatherings all fall into this category. The second is the conference. Representatives from thousands of companies might attend to see speakers, seminars, presentations, or other content. A third category, one that’s more focused on…

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10 Ways to Avoid Boring Your Attendees at a Corporate Event

Fun Event

Have you ever attended an event, only to get bored and start thinking more about what you’re having for dinner or where you’re going tomorrow than what you should be watching or listening to? Bored attendees check out mentally long before they leave physically, and this leaves a bad impression. They forget, ignore, or leave…

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When’s a Safe Time to Reschedule an Event Following COVID-19?

Reschedule Illustration

By now, pretty much everywhere in the world has been affected to some extent by the global pandemic of COVID-19. National events like most sports organizations, global events like the Olympics, and local events like art shows and parties have all been delayed, postponed, or canceled entirely. Some are trying to transition to online or…

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15 Ideas for Birthday Parties During a Flu or Virus Outbreak

Birthday Party Ideas

Children are surprisingly resilient. A sickness that would knock an adult down for a week might only be a bump in the road for a child. And yet, when you’re worried about the spread of a virus, like the flu (or the current pandemic), you need to exercise caution. So what happens when your kid’s…

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How to Rent a Clean Bounce House to Avoid Germs and Viruses

Any time you’re in a public space or using any item or facility that multiple other people use, you should be concerned about the potential spread of germs. Germs are, of course, on everything.  They’re in the air, they’re in the ground, they’re on surfaces, they’re on you, they’re in you. Not all germs are…

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The Laws or Regulations for Bounce Houses in Texas

Texas Jump House Laws

Bounce houses and other inflatable rides and attractions are some of the most popular items for party rentals, particularly for young children. They’re cheap, they’re portable, and they’re fun, so it’s no surprise. Depending on the kind of news you watch, you may have seen stories about bounce houses being picked up in strong winds…

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25 of the Best Party Venues to Rent in Texas

Ticket Venue Illustration

Texas is a huge state, with a lot of large cities ripe for parties. Picking the right venue in your area is the foundation of party planning, and will determine everything from the number of guests you can invite to the amount of budget you have for décor and entertainment. We may be based in…

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15 Tips and Templates to Create an Event Planning Agenda

Event Todo List

At first glance, planning an event seems like a pretty easy task. After all, how much could really be involved in throwing a holiday party for the office, planning a birthday party for a 7-year-old, or hosting a retirement bash for a C-level? Once you’ve been at it for three weeks and your list of…

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Should You Rent or Buy The Decor For Your Event?

Decor for an Event

When you’re planning an event, you’ll come to notice something about the various pieces of décor you can get for a party. You can find it in two ways; either rented or purchased. Renting it is almost always cheaper, of course, but then you have to return it. Buying it is more expensive, but if…

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