Nearly half of all surveyed companies rewarding employees with summer bash
TREVOSE, PA –
Of those surveyed, 41% say they’re planning a company picnic this summer. And 8% say they are hosting a picnic for the first time or the first time in recent years.
“Companies that are finally making money again are rewarding their employees for all their hard work and boosting morale with big employee picnics this year,” said Timothy M. Andrews, president and chief executive officer of
· 50% generally attend
· 63% say family is always or sometimes invited
· 41% always give away promotional products to attendees, and 28% sometimes do
· Of those who give items, 51% give away T-shirts; 44% give away recreational items like frisbees, games and toys; and 32% give away caps and headgear.
Companies responding to the survey spend an average of $4,116 on their company picnic.
Those polled cited a number of different recreational offerings at their picnics, including bouncy houses, inflatable slides, crafts, games, races, carnival attractions, raffles, water guns, hotdog eating competitions and even medical testing, jousting and drinking games.
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According to ASI research, promo products beat out prime-time TV, radio and print advertising as the most cost-effective advertising medium available.