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Our Guide to Planning a Corporate Social Event or Party

If you have been tasked with planning a party for your work place, these ideas will help you to organise an event your colleagues will never forget

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Top 5 Corporate Party Ideas

Corporate parties are a great way to bring colleagues together, build camaraderie, and boost morale. Whether you're planning an event to celebrate a business milestone or just want to thank your team for their hard work, there are plenty of ways to make your corporate party a success.

Here are the top five corporate party ideas to get you started:

  1. Custom Murder Mystery Game
  2. Outdoor Adventure
  3. Casino Night
  4. Wine and cheese tasting
  5. Team-building retreat

We take a look at each of these and why they've made our list...

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Chose the characters and location of your event

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Build it in 15 minutes from your laptop or phone

Practice your game then get your corporate party started!


Build, rehearse, play!

Add your personal touches into our game builder, tell your colleagues where and when

Play your murder mystery party online or in person

Play your murder mystery dinner party with your friends – around the table or on Zoom, Teams or FaceTime.


Write your murder mystery simulation

Wow your friends with your creation


Invite your guests round or meet them online

Why not build your simulations with the characters based on your real life friends?


If you live far apart, you can still play!

Scripts can be accessed via your mobile devices. Easy!

The Top 5...

  1. Custom murder mystery game: This is a unique and interactive way to get your team involved in the party. You can even use You Dunnit’s online game builder to create a custom murder mystery game tailored to your company. For example, you can set the game in your own town or use characters based on your colleagues. This type of event is sure to be a hit, as everyone will be trying to figure out "whodunnit" while having a great time. This is a great way to boost morale and build camaraderie among your team.

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“It was so much fun and easy for people to get involved. A really brilliant murder mystery story!”

Nick T

“Everyone was engaged from the start and threw themselves into solving the murder. The event was great fun – and brilliant value for money.”

Bryn J

“Hilarious! Played over Zoom, in 6 locations, including 2 countries. Even our 78 year old mother managed it!”

Joseph H

“A great night with friends! Will definitely be going with these guys again!”

Tori K
2. Outdoor adventure: Take your team out of the office and into the great outdoors for a fun social event. You can organize a day of hiking, rock climbing, or even white-water rafting. This is a great way to bond with your colleagues and get some fresh air and exercise at the same time. Outdoor activities are a great way to build camaraderie and boost morale among your team.

Play together in person or play online

Join in one room or on zoom

Make your own murder mystery now

Personalize your simulation

Quick and simple to write

Only 15 minutes to build - but then you can play anytime you like

Write your own character names

Base them on real or fictitious people

Access scripts on your cell phone

Or print out PDF versions

Suitable games for all

For all detectives aged 11+

Whodunnit Simulator

Keep your friends and family guessing until the end

Judge and Jury

You decide who you think the killer is and everyone votes

What else?

3. Casino night: This is a classic party theme that's always a hit. You can hire a company to set up casino-style games like blackjack, roulette, and craps. This is a great way to let your team blow off some steam and have a little fun. Casino nights are a great way to boost morale and bring your colleagues together.

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4. Wine and cheese tasting: If you're looking for a more sophisticated party theme, you can't go wrong with a wine and cheese tasting. You can hire a sommelier to guide your team through a selection of wines and cheeses, teaching them about the different flavors and aromas. This is a great way to show your colleagues that you appreciate their hard work and know how to have a good time. Wine and cheese tastings are a great way to boost morale and create a sophisticated atmosphere for your corporate event.

5. Team-building retreat: If you want to really boost team morale and work on team building, you can organize a team-building retreat. You can choose a location that's far away from the office, and spend the weekend working on team-building exercises, like trust-building exercises, problem-solving challenges, and other activities. This is a great way to get your colleagues working together more effectively and build stronger relationships. Team-building retreats are a great way to boost morale and build camaraderie among your team.

There you have it, the top five corporate party ideas to make your event memorable and enjoyable for everyone. With the right planning and execution, these ideas can help to boost morale, build camaraderie, and create a memorable experience for your group. Whether you choose a murder mystery game, an outdoor adventure, a casino night, a wine and cheese tasting or a team-building retreat, your colleagues will have a unique and fun experience that will bring them closer together and help your business.