Some companies are not aware of the importance that events have for the development of a company in many ways, to level personal employment and growth.
Company events are so much more than just a chance for employees to gather and be merry! It doesn’t matter if you’re a large organisation or a small start-up.
See these 6 benefits:
Improve Company Culture
Engaged and happy employees are 87% less likely to leave when they feel that their work is appreciated and they are valued.
Think about your companies core values / beliefs and put them into action, A corporate culture can be fun, creative, collaborative, supportive, and much more. Well-planned company events can become part of what your company is known for and play a role in recruiting new employees. People want to work at a place that lives up to its mission statement and makes an effort to reward and validate its employees.
Everyone wants to feel appreciated, and a company event is a great way to celebrate the successes of individual employees, teams, and the company.
A company awards ceremony is a great way to highlight all the great work your employees do, They will get the recognition they deserve and will also feel like they are making an impact for the company.
These awards will do wonders for employee retention, Turnover and productivity in your work place.
With-in a company it has many departments which work independently, but at the end of the day their goal is the same. Corporate events are great at bringing your team closer together it can break down walls and increase motivation in the workplace, having a strong team at work makes everyone much more happier to come into work everyday and make much more of an effort.
Connect Leadership and Employees
Instead of being in a formal work environment, company events allow employees to connect with their bosses on a casual level.
Relationships in the work place can improve because employees won't see their bosses as unapproachable authorities.
Attending conference and networking events forces you to break out of your comfort zone. When attending the events within your field, you increase the chances of mingling with your ideal prospects or influencers who should know your business and brand.
Networking events promotes creativity and collaboration, it will help bring fresh ideas, and get you to think outside the box!
Boost Company Morale & Reduce Stress
Every job can be stressful from time to time, Company events can mean the difference between engaged, happy employees and people who feel like they are just a part of the corporate machine.
It can rejuvenate employees and give them something to look forward to.
A Company event isn't a waste of time or money it is an important part of an employee engagement strategy.
Planned events tie into your companies culture and develop motivated employees who love working for the company and don't just turn up to get their pay check! They feel apart of the 'businesses family' and want to succeed.
Whether its small networking event or a large industry conference, participating in business events can have a positive impact on a companies success.
Find an event photographer to document your business events, this gives your social media channels/website marketing materials to promote all of your great company morals and view your company approachable and friendly.
'Unity is strength, when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved' - Mattie Stepanek