Author: Private Clubs Editor

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Don’t turn your Members into Scrooges

This always puzzled us as to why some clubs send out their Employee Holiday Fund requests at the same time as their Annual Dues Increase letters. Our hourly staff works their tails off all year only to be overshadowed by the oncoming dues increase. As many members know there is an annual 2-4% increase, it still is not a fun reality to face. I believe this may dampen members willingness to give. We asked clubs how they overcame this annual hurdle and what steps they took to safeguard their employees.

Shared Holiday Parties for Member’s with Small Businesses

Many clubs take advantage of the many small business owners in their membership to share the costs of a company holiday party with others. While large private events are essential to Q4 revenues, these shared holiday events allow those members with small businesses to host their staff and clients, with those special private event touches, to show their appreciation to their team… and also allows your club to capitalize on revenues that might have gone elsewhere.