Why January Is a Better Time for a Company Holiday Party

How packed is your December social calendar? Most people run with a full schedule from Thanksgiving through the end of December. You bake, shop, and wrap. If you have kids, you attend holiday programs and even fit in pictures with Santa. Add a few holiday events with the family, and you have a recipe for holiday party burnout. Are you already dreading your company party? Your staff likely feels the same way! Try something new this year and schedule your party in January. The staff at Callaway Resort & Gardens shares how a holiday party after the holidays can be a more memorable and fun event.

January Is the New December

Savvy employers are changing things up when it comes to planning the annual holiday gathering. Instead of struggling to find a weekend in December when employees and corporate event venues are available, many businesses now opt to hold events in January. Employees appreciate one less event during an already busy holiday season. January opens up a whole new calendar for many venues. Less stress and more of a selection—what’s not to love about a holiday party in January?

Boost Team Morale

Your employees may complain about the bustle of the season, but most will still feel a bit of the after-the-holidays letdown. A January party can be an excellent morale boost for your staff. They’ll have something fun to look forward to that doesn’t include buying a gift or trying to make conversation with neighbors they only see once a year. On Friday and Saturday nights in January, the resort hosts two fantastic buffet-style dining events perfect for smaller groups. Enjoy the Seafood & Prime Rib buffet on Fridays, or the Flavors of the South buffet on Saturdays. Everybody loves a buffet, and what a great way to show your staff you care!

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Stand Out from the Crowd

When you only host a big event once a year, you want it to be special. Make it memorable by emphasizing the new year rather than looking back on the old. If you’re searching for a unique holiday party venue near Atlanta, book your event in a place where you stand out from the crowd. Whether you need a grand ballroom or something smaller and more intimate, Callaway Resort & Gardens knows how to help you host the company party that will go down in the memory books. We’ll help you put together a fabulous menu for your event, including break time and evening cocktails.

Plan a Company Winter Getaway

For the ultimate team-building activity, plan a winter weekend getaway for your staff. Let them bring a spouse or guest and organize fun activities for everyone. Your team will love the elegantly furnished rooms at the Lodge and Spa. Employees will love the beautiful natural setting and world-class amenities at the resort. Don’t forget to encourage a relaxing facial or spa treatment at the resort. If you book your event during the first week in January, you can include the Fantasy in Lights. It runs through January 4 and is considered the South’s holiday tradition.

January is the perfect time to plan your company holiday party. Book your event and accommodations at Callaway Resort & Gardens. We’re ready to show you a great time!

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