Monthly Archives: February 2017

How to Plan a Successful Employee Appreciation Event in San Diego

Posted on February 25, 2017

There are many details that go into planning a corporate event. Before a menu can be designed or a venue reserved; the event planner needs to make sure the client understands all the details that will be required. This multifaceted process applied to plan client events is also the same method used in organizing an employee appreciation celebration.  The following guidelines are used in planning any type of occasion:


Step 1: Define Event Goals

When you look back at events, what made them successful is an important aspect.  For a March employee appreciation event, the first step is to recognize committed employees who boost morale and have outstanding performances. According to a McKinsey Quarterly survey, praise and recommendation is the number one performance stimulus for 67% of employees. These two motivators are true even when compared to non-cash and financial incentives. read more

An amazing experience for all

Posted on February 23, 2017

Ranch Events Client’s Praise for Event Planner Rhonda Wick


We used Ranch for an event at our college. What a great experience!  I have been in the catering and service industry for years before working in higher education.  I would work for this company in a heartbeat.

To start, working with Rhonda to get the plan up and running was smooth and she was always on her “A” game. The staff that came to set up, to serve, and break down were more than I hoped for. No worries, on schedule and flexible with craziness that popped up.   Super personable and came to work! read more