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What to Look for When Sourcing Corporate Event Staff

  • Publish Date: Posted 7 months ago

Planning a corporate event is no mean feat. It requires meticulous attention to detail, flawless execution, and a team of dedicated professionals to bring it all together. One of the most important factors in ensuring that your corporate event is a resounding success is sourcing the right event staff.

Whether you're organising a product launch, a conference, a gala dinner or any other type of corporate event, the individuals you choose to be part of your event team have the potential to make or break the overall experience, both for you and for your attendees. That’s why it is essential that you find the very best corporate event staff available. So, here's what to look for when sourcing staff for your next corporate event.

Hiring the Right Corporate Event Staff

Depending on the size and type of corporate event you are hosting, there are many different types of event staff that may be required. From meeting and greeting guests, to serving food and drinks, to organising the logistics, here are some of the corporate event staff that you may require - and that we expertly provide for our corporate clients. 

Catering, Hospitality, and Dining Staff:

Memorable food and drink are central to any successful corporate event. From canapes and champagne to a sit-down dinner, catering and hospitality staff ensure that all the food and beverage aspects of your event are perfectly executed. This includes chefs, servers,wait staff, hosts, supervisors and bartenders, to name a few.

You can find out more about our extensive corporate staffing services here.

Now you have an overview of the type of staff you should consider for your next corporate event - what do you need to look for when sourcing staff?

Unrivalled Event Experience

When choosing an event staffing agency, it is important that they have a wealth of experience to ensure that your event is a resounding success and goes ahead without any hiccups.

At Greycoat Lumleys we have over 25 years’ experience as a world leading event service. Therefore, we know exactly what to look for in the staff that make up your corporate event. We know that with the right staff by your side your event can be an extraordinary occasion that perfectly reflects your company’s brand and overall image. We have worked with clients across the spectrum, from huge multinational corporations to small boutique businesses, and can supply exceptional staff, no matter your requirements.

Strong Organisational Skills

Corporate events involve many moving parts, from coordinating schedules, managing logistics, tending to guests and serving food and drink. Your event staff should possess strong organisational skills to keep everything on track and make sure everything is running to schedule.

Excellent Communication

Effective communication is the backbone of any successful event. Staff must be able to communicate clearly and concisely with you as clients, your guests and other event staff. This skill is crucial for addressing any issues promptly, and ensuring everyone is on the same page throughout the planning and execution of your corporate event.

As a longstanding corporate event staffing agency, we understand that many of our professional clients have extremely busy working days. Therefore, we operate extended office hours and have an out of office emergency number to ensure that we can always be reached by our clients whenever necessary.

Exemplary Customer Service

Events are ultimately about the guests, and their experience should be the top priority at any corporate event. Whether the event is for a global corporation or small business, exceptional customer service should always come first. The very best event staff know how to make your attendees feel completely taken care of from start to finish.

Strict Attention to Detail

The success of a corporate event often hinges on the finer details. Your event staff should be meticulous, ensuring that every aspect of the event is thoughtfully considered and faultlessly executed from start to finish. This attention to detail extends to everything from the setup of the venue, the attention to the guests to the quality of food and service.

Problem Solving Skills

The world of corporate events planning may require a need to change at very short notice and your corporate event staff should be able to adapt accordingly.  Whether it's a sudden change in the schedule or a technical glitch, event staff should be able to navigate through these challenges without causing disruptions to the overall event and the experience of the guests.

Our Event Staff at Greycoat Lumleys

Here at Greycoat Lumleys we offer a wide range of multi-talented corporate event staff that are suited to all your corporate event needs. All our candidates are selected based on their professionalism and experience within the events industry.

We provide a uniquely personal service, taking the time to thoroughly understand your business and your expectations. We know that a corporate event is a reflection of your brand. With us, you can rest assured that your business reputation will be flawlessly upheld through the provision of the highest calibre event staff with appropriate skill sets to suit your specific needs.

If you are looking for staff for your next corporate event then get in touch with our expert event staffing team. We can find you the very best staff to meet your specific needs and be a part of creating an outstanding event for your business.