Tips for reducing party costs
As a party planner, there is no substitute for good cost planning. You should always know how much you have in your budget and how much room you have left. But it is always possible to save a few euros in one place or another. Here in this article, for you some possibilities of saving for your party.
Prepare your own meal
There is a huge potential for savings on party food. If you can get your friends and family involved and everyone cooks something, it’s significantly cheaper than the full package from the caterer. Sure, it takes more time, but if everyone contributes, it’s bearable. To learn more, find here some information.
Drinks on commission
Buy your drinks from a wholesaler or liquor store that provides the drinks on commission. This means that, ultimately, you only pay for what you drink. No leftover bottles stay with you, and lots of leftovers accumulate in the cupboard.
Negotiating with artists and DIY decorating
Entertainers, strippers and the like can also be negotiated profitably. All you need to do is use the right strategy. It usually works before they get a contract. With a few tricks and few materials, it is also possible to DIY and make a few decorative elements very quickly. This saves you from making expensive purchases.
Providing a Dj yourself
Usually, you have to pay a DJ for the whole party, which is a certain cost. But it is often possible to spread the task over several people, because among the guests or friends, there are certainly a few who also know how to put on music, it is not so difficult.
Financing the party
At least if you have something bigger planned, such as a graduation party, you can think about how to finance your party and possible sources of income. Basically, depending on the type of party, there are different financing measures that can be considered to keep costs down. These can be guest gifts and money, or gifts from the guests, sponsoring and publicity, a kind of private “contribution” from each guest, …