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Why is Company Celebration Important?

From popular culture to plain old reality, everyone is familiar with the old trope: the proverbial Company Party.  Whether it’s the winter holidays, Fourth of July or the company’s anniversary, corporate celebrations tend to be trapped by cliches of chaos on sitcoms...

Five Ways to Ruin Your Next Meeting

You are running your meetings wrong, but how to fix it might surprise you. “Let’s have a meeting” is typically met with groans and grumbling.  And for good reason. In national surveys, business executives consider 67% of meetings failures and 92% of meeting attendees...

What Does A Company Holiday Party Really Need?

Christmas trees? Menorahs? Cookies? Punch? If you are planning a holiday party, your list of things to include could stretch miles.  MIT Endicott House is here to help you find what you really need. Venue Before you begin thinking about food, entertainment and decor,...

I need to host a conference. Now what?

Planning anything is stressful.  Planning a conference that people will love and things will actually get done is a whole other level.  And with any big project, it’s difficult to know where to start. The staff at  MIT Endicott House offers assistance with everything...

Why Pay for a Retreat?

Paying for a company retreat may seem like a major drain on your budget.  Or maybe it just seems like a waste of money better spent elsewhere. If this is your train of thought, you may not understand the true benefit of a company retreat.  There’s more than just...

Making a Rain Plan for your Outdoor Event

“Rain, rain, go away, my outdoor event is today” Everything you need to know about Plan B   It’s the day before your event. Thunderstorms won’t stop rolling in. The grass is wet and the rain won’t stop.  Months of plannings are literally washing down the drain. With a...