The one event that stops the nation, the Melbourne Cup will be held on Tuesday 7th November. It is an anticipated event that is held on the first Tuesday of November, where people all over Australia stops and watch the race on the screens. Many people and most workplaces take this as the opportunity to have a little party, celebration at their offices or even better host a party at a restaurant, local hotel and even a boat!
Celebrating the Melbourne Cup race is a great way to reward your staff and engage with clients & staff to boost your company culture and morale! There are a couple of things to consider when planning the perfect Melbourne Cup Party especially if you’re hiring out furniture rentals.
Where the celebrations will be held
Once you have your budget decided, it will determine how much you are willing to spend for your Melbourne Cup party. If you have decided to host the celebrations at your workplace, this will definitely leave more budget for other aspects such as food, furniture rentals, drinks and more! Whether you’re hosting it in a small or large room within the business, our Cocktail tables are highly recommended for these get-together types of events! Because it is the Melbourne Cup, you would wanna go flashy and all-out and so we suggest either our Brass Cocktail Bar Table Hire or Cross Bar Table Hire.
Our Brass Cocktail Bar Table comes in 4 different coloured table tops like Blue marble, black marble, Pink Terrazzo and white marble. It stands at 110cm in height, seating 3-4 stools and is a statement piece that will add a touch of luxury to your Melbourne cup party. The Cross bar table is more on the minimalist side but with a touch of class and elegance with a choice of pink or green terrazzo table tops and is available in black or white frames. These cocktail tables are great to spread around a function room as they are tall and compact which is ideal for any standing event like the Melbourne Cup.
However, if there is a choice of going all out with the celebrations, we suggest adding our sofa lounges range for a more relaxing and comfortable setting for the event. Such as our Rattan lounge hire that comes in white, natural and black or our Cane sofa lounge hire. To complete the look, you can add in our coffee tables such as our Rectangular gold coffee table in matte white. If your company is the type to go all out for the Melbourne Cup, you may want to consider hiring out our ranges!
Food and Drinks
When it comes to any celebrations or events, food and drinks are always a must. If you don’t have access to any tables, at Luxe Hire we have the solution for you! Our Rectangular Tapas Table hire available in black and white is highly recommended to place all your snacks and drinks on top! Measuring at 110cm in height, 180cm in length and 60cm in width, you can use this as a dessert table or your finger food snack bar.
However, if you do require a larger table we do have trestle tables and banquet tables that are perfect for larger amounts of foods and drinks. Go all out by hiring a slushie machine hire, at Party hire group, they have a range of packages that you can choose from with a large amount of slushie flavours to pick from!
Props and Decor
At Luxe Hire, we also offer a wide range of Props and decor items if you plan on decorating your office space! Our Backdrops and arches are a perfect photobooth backdrop to add to the event, so your employees can take memorable photos with their Melbourne Cup inspired outfits! We also have a range of plinths in various styles, sizes and colours to fit any theme! If you don’t have access to any big screens, you definitely need something to watch the races. Event Hire Sydney also has the solution for you as you can hire out a TV screen hire or a Projector and screen hire.
Once all the festivities and race is over, everyone is either ready to go home or go back to work. You can trust Luxe Hire to drop off, set up and pick up your hired items efficiently and it is now back to reality! However, we are sure your employees and guests have been entertained even just for a short while which is something that every workplace should aim to do when celebrating the Melbourne Cup.