Appreciating The Essential Employee
It has become more vital now, than ever before, to show employees just how essential they are and how much their work is appreciated. Typically our summers are spent producing company picnics and award ceremony parties for staff. Often these are big, family friendly events where employees are recharged and rekindled or heavy produced events where employees enter center stage (literally) to accept an award and recognition for their hard work.
But with restrictions on mass gatherings it begs the question, how to show appreciation for employees while social distancing? Do you look for ideas to mail employees gifts or cards? Is the solution an employee service award sent via email? Or is there something more, something completely new that can be done?
Recognizing Service is Our Duty
Innovation is born through creativity and necessity. Through all the stay-at-home orders, our event planners and managers have had virtual meetings to discuss ways to provide you with solutions for your award winning teams. Solutions that are socially distant, but bring people closer. Ideas that are designed to be engaging and rewarding while mitigating risk. 2020 has presented itself as a challenge unlike any before, but we have risen because recognizing your service is our duty. Read on to see our ideas on how to show appreciation to employees while social distancing.
Solutions for Your Award Winning Team
Distance can put things in perspective, like just how important coming together can be. Below are a number of fun recognition ideas for work that have been designed to be both safe and rewarding. Some include your staff’s families, while others are specifically employee service award ideas. When you’re ready to show your essential staff appreciation, we are ready to help you.
Vitural Appreciation Events
These virtual events are unlike anything you have experienced before. We’ve re-imagined what it means to attend remotely. This is SO MUCH MORE than just watching a presentation, with novel ways to engage your attendees and allow them to interact with each other. The best part, is they are completely customizable to your individual needs!
Login and let’s go! Our virtual appreciation events are on a whole new level of production. Seamlessly shift from moderator to key speakers to attendee’s questions/comments. Never lose focus with speakers side by side with visual presentation slides/videos and wow with extra production elements like special effects. Want a little more entertainment? Add a virtual magician, star guest speakers, or an interactive element like “Cook with Me” or “Wine Tasting” complete with everything you’ll need sent right to your staff (including branded engraved cutting boards and/or wine glasses!).
Fill their bellies and their hearts safely with branded boxed luncheons. This is more than just a Friday pizza day, these appreciation luncheons include branded swag, inspirational messages, and a COVID19 safe entertainment option (such as a mime!). This option is perfect for companies on a budget and can be adjusted from a simple cold lunch (ask about our gourmet sandwiches!) to a hot meal made fresh on site, sealed and delivered directly to your desk.
The Great Escape
Give your hard working employees an escape from quotas, long hours, and deadlines. Our Great Escape package includes (clean) inflatable Escape Rooms, Mega Casino, and catering all brought to you (or we can set up a location for you). Each element is carefully cleaned both before AND after every event and includes extra staff for enhanced cleaning. All staff are screened and masked for your safety.
Beach Go-ers Paradise
Hit the surf and social distance in a way that makes them stoked (and soaked!). Our Beach Go-ers Paradise package includes everything your employees (and their families) need to enjoy the waves. From rash guards, wet suits, boards and instructors – you’ll enjoy giving them an experience as much as they will enjoy living it. This package also includes tented areas for changing, private lounge areas with adjusted seating for social distance compliance and packaged catering options.
Company Parade Party
2020 has been pretty memorable, and not always in a good way. Create some extraordinary memories while you Cruise-Thru 2020 with a company parade party. This unique to Event Solutions event is a fun way to show appreciation for employees while social distancing. Turn your empty parking lot into a reverse circus complete with carnival games and fun for all ages. Attendees arrive in their car to drive-thru stations such as a carside petting zoo, mimes, stilt walkers cross and more. Boxed meals and branded swag can be included.
If you had to cancel your annual company picnic, this is an excellent alternative that is SAFE and can include the entire family. Let us help you create an experience that is unlike any other. If you need a location, our venue scouts can help. Just contact your local event planner for a proposal.
Drive-In Movie Night
Our company parade party has transformed 2020’s summer nights too! Featuring LED performances like dancers, drummers, and light shows with the event ending in a drive-in movie. Put your best employees on the big screen (we have huge 4K screens and smaller inflatable projection screens) and showcase them to the entire staff (and invite their families to celebrate them!). Pre-show options include special messages from your CEO/founders, leaders and interviews from employees.
Our screens can be set up nearly anywhere, including your own location. Concessions (with pre-packaged novelties and meals) are included with car hoppers so your essential staff stay safe in the vehicles/designated spaces. Fill out the form below to learn more or to request a proposal.
Ready to Start Planning?
We are here for you, when you are ready. Fill out the form below to request an event planner contact you to start planning your staff appreciation.