After coming up with your great business idea, itís time to share the great news with the world. The best way to announce your product launch is to throw a party. However, itís not always easy planning a party if you have never planned one before. Particularly under the circumstances of quarantine. In reality, your event will have to be postponed for the time being. While this may initially seem like a setback, it can actually work in your favor! Now you have plenty of time to plan the perfect event once the constraints of quarantine are over.
The secret to planning an exciting launch is getting people excited about it. Here are some of the best tips for planning your event despite being in quarantine.
Choose a Great Location
A great party deserves a great location. People will be more likely to show up if they like the idea of where it will be held. Take a look online and choose somewhere thatís not only appealing but easy to get to. The last thing people want to do is go out of their way. Therefore, a balance between convenience and practicality is key.
When looking at venues, it’s critical to choose a place that can accommodate all of the people that youíre looking to accommodate. Itís much better to overestimate size than underestimate. If you get the turnout of people that youíre hoping for, you want to have enough space for them. While you may not be able to physically visit locations for the moment, you can get ahold of venue managers by phone or email.
Choose Your Guests Carefully
Once youíve figured out where you want to have your event, itís time to start choosing who you want to attend. Itís important that when youíre choosing your guest list that youíve got your marketing hat on. Think strategically about who can help you best with your goals. Invite people in the same industry as well as people in the community. Perhaps there are local newspapers or blogs that may be interested.
Think through your guest count carefully so that you have the right group of people at your event.
Get a Buzz Going
When you know who you want to invite, itís time to get a buzz going about the event. Send out an invite so that people start getting excited. Send out your invite on multiple platforms from social media to email. If itís a strictly private event, make sure that youíre careful about posting the location details. The last thing you want is to be overloaded with uninvited guests.
Provide Plenty of Food And Drinks
Your party wonít be complete without having food and drink. Your party will be much more fun if people have things to sip and snack on. Get creative with your menu, and have fun with it! You can offer cocktails that are inspired by the name of your product, or do something as simple as offering beer and wine.
Food can be as simple or as complex as you want. The idea is to make sure that people have something to snack on. When people run out of snacks and drinks, the party usually ends soon after.