NFL Draft Party
Organizing a corporate NFL draft party is a great way to celebrate & show appreciation for your employees' shared love of football.

Score Big with Your Team: How to Plan the Ultimate Corporate NFL Draft Party

Introduction: Why a Corporate NFL Draft Party is a Great Idea

The NFL draft is an exciting event for football fans worldwide. It is when teams select new players to join their roster, and the anticipation and excitement surrounding the event are palpable. But did you know that hosting a corporate NFL draft party can be a great idea for team building and bonding within your organization? 

A corporate NFL draft party can boost morale and create a fun and engaging employee atmosphere. It allows them to come together and celebrate their love for football while fostering camaraderie and teamwork. By hosting a draft party, you are not only providing your employees with an enjoyable experience but also showing them that you value their interests and want to create opportunities for them to connect.

Choosing the Perfect Venue for Your Draft Party

When planning a corporate NFL draft party, the venue is one of the first things to consider. The size of your group and the atmosphere you want to create will play a significant role in determining the venue for your event. 

If many employees attend, you must find a venue accommodating everyone comfortably. Look for venues with multiple screens or projectors to display the draft so everyone can follow along and stay engaged. Additionally, consider the venue’s layout and whether it has enough seating options for your guests.

To create a more intimate atmosphere, you may opt for a smaller venue such as a sports bar or private room in a restaurant. This can create a more relaxed setting where employees can interact with one another more easily.

Creating the Perfect Draft Party Menu

No party is complete without delicious food, and a corporate NFL draft party is no exception. When planning your menu, consider offering finger foods and snacks that are easy to eat while watching the draft.

Classic game day snacks like chicken wings, sliders, and nachos are always a hit. You can also incorporate football-themed snacks and dishes to add to the atmosphere.

Don’t forget to accommodate dietary restrictions and preferences by offering a variety of options. Consider including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free choices. This will ensure that all employees can enjoy the food and feel included in the festivities.

Choosing the Right Beverages for Your Corporate NFL Draft Party

When it comes to beverages for your draft party, it’s important to strike a balance between offering alcoholic and non-alcoholic options. While beer and other alcoholic beverages are popular choices for draft parties, not everyone may want to drink alcohol or be able to do so.

Be sure to offer a variety of non-alcoholic options such as soda, water, and mocktails. Mocktails are a great way to create a fun and festive atmosphere without alcohol. Consider creating a signature mocktail for the event that incorporates team colors or flavors associated with football.

If you do choose to serve alcohol, be sure to do so responsibly. Provide plenty of non-alcoholic drink options and encourage employees to drink responsibly. It may also be a good idea to have designated drivers or transportation options available for those who may need them.

Draft Party Games and Activities to Keep Everyone Engaged

To keep everyone engaged throughout the draft party, consider incorporating games and activities related to the NFL draft. One popular option is to create a draft pool or bracket for employees to participate in. Each employee can select a team or player they think will be drafted next, and points can be awarded based on the accuracy of their predictions. This adds an element of competition and excitement to the event.

Another idea is to host a trivia game or Puzzle Hunt with questions related to the NFL draft, football history, or current players. This can be done in teams or individually, depending on the size of your group. You can also consider other football-themed activities, such as a mini football toss or a field goal kicking contest. To make it even more fun, consider offering prizes for the winners. These could be football-related items such as jerseys, hats, or tickets to a local game. By offering prizes, you are incentivizing employees to participate and creating a sense of friendly competition.

Additionally, you could bring out an NFL Alumni for a meet & greet or fireside chat at your event. These NFL Alumni can interact with your team, create a lively atmosphere, and give their opinion on the upcoming rookies and how they think the draft will play out.

By incorporating these games and activities, you are not only keeping everyone engaged but also fostering teamwork and a social atmosphere for your employees.

Conclusion: Celebrating Your Team’s Success with a Memorable Draft Party

Hosting a corporate NFL draft party is a great way to celebrate your team’s success and boost morale within your organization. By providing employees with an opportunity to come together and enjoy a shared interest, you are fostering camaraderie and teamwork.

With the right venue, food, and activities, your draft party can be a memorable event for everyone involved!

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