Growing up we all had varying degrees of dinner table rules dictated by our parents. And now, as we’re all full-on adulting, we’re expected to know and conform to the universal laws of the dinner table. But what are the rules anyway? Here’s a little MPR context for you:
South Africa is full of entrepreneurs hustling to find and host the next big thing. However, in the age of the Fyre Festival, there’s a real art to making an event memorable for the right reasons. And it’s all in the thoughtful details (and actually pulling them off).
Here’s the MPR guide to making events unforgettable:
Plan the perfect kitchen tea in 2019 The kitchen tea (also sometimes known as a bridal shower) is a pre-wedding must. Right up there next to wedding dress fittings and cake tastings, kitchen teas form part of the traditional wedding checklist so many brides-to-be dream about. And she doesn’t have to lift a finger for…
The right glassware complements the taste experience and, of course, the ambiance of the occasion – because drinking a premium red wine from the only clean mug available, just won’t do. Let’s start with the basics, the five pillars of a strong drinks menu; wine, champagne, cocktails, beer and whiskey.
Ah, table settings. The cause of that awkward moment when you reach for a side plate on the wrong side, or go to town on a course with the wrong fork at a formal dinner. Table settings can be tough to navigate as a guest, let alone when you actually have to plan them yourself.
Marquees offer versatile and flexible solutions to turn any outdoor space into the perfect venue. With more than 40 years’ experience in the business, MPR Hiring has a marquee solution for any space and any event.
Summer’s still in full swing and there’s ample opportunity to make the most of it with a stylish and easy-going outdoor event (or three). If you need something to look forward to after the Festive Season, a summertime soiree is just the thing.
The whirlwind that was 2018 has come and gone and we have a whole new 12 months of events before us. MPR takes a look at the biggest trends that will dominate the big and corporate event scene over the year to come:
The New Year’s Eve party. Always filled with so many expectations and high hopes. For organisers and hosts, it’s the marathon of parties. You have to keep guests entertained and fed while keeping the drinks and fun coming into the early hours of the morning.
Silly season is upon us. Even in the sweltering South African summer, we all somehow hear the siren call of those cheesy Christmas themed sweaters, and want to cover our homes and desks with tinsel and snowflakes.