In case you couldn’t tell from the current temperature (85 degrees here), summer has officially begun. The kids are out of school, and everyone wants to have some summer fun, but they don’t want to feel the summer sun. If you are hosting an event soon, read on to see how you can pack the house, beat the heat, and build your brand.
When I was a little girl attending church, I loved to play with the paper fans. These Little Cuties are a practical way to help your guests stay cool at your summer event. They are also a very inexpensive way to put your business logo and contact information in the hands of your attendees. They come in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes so you can really have fun with these.
Everyone knows that staying hydrated is a key factor to beating the summer heat. Have bottled water on hand at all of your events this summer. Personalized water bottle labels will keep your guests thinking about your business as they drink up.
Brides have been using paper parasols for the last few years. Now more businesses are using them as marketing tools. A personalized parasol would make a great favor for your summer event attendees. You can kick it up a notch, and use parasols in your business colors to make a canopy to shade your guests from the sun.
BONUS: OK, chocolate probably won’t make your guests cooler, but no one can be mad when they are eating it. Use personalized candy bar wrappers to give your treats an extra special touch.
Event planners typically see an increase in attendance during the summer months, because most of us are looking for new, fun things to do. Use the tips above to keep your attendees cool and build your brand recognition as the temperatures rise.
I’d love to hear how you plan on beating the heat this summer. Comment below, and share your tips on how to keep cool.