Corporate Party Ideas

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When hosting an event or party for your corporation, you want to create an atmosphere that “wows”. A Casino Vegas party is exactly what you need to keep your guests entertained. Your event can be complete with bartenders and a poker tournament. The possibilities are endless fun! Only the finest equipment and service is offered at Aces Up. You’ll pleased from start to finish when you choose a Casino Party here in the San Francisco Bay area. It’s easy to get lost in the day to day of corporate life, hosting an event that bring Vegas to your colleagues is a sure fire winner. Our customer service is top notch and professional, contact us to book your casino party now.

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Not Your Average Poker Party

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Casino Parties Were Never This Much Fun Before

Get the top casino party rental service in the Bay Area…we’re the people special event planners trust for the most fun, most sophisticated and most entertaining casino parties anywhere! With a variety of different activities and party add-ons available, our casino events are the ones people will be talking about for days, months and years to come. Build the forever memories and fun environments that ensure success. Get the professionals who can build an event to suit your unique needs and guests. Visit us on the web and find out why we’re the leading casino party rental company for San Francisco, Oakland, Palo Alto and beyond!

Creating the Greatest Guy’s Only Night

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Having All the Guys Over

As you grow older, work and family take precedent over spending time with your buds. Rather than lose a friendship that has lasted years, make the effort to stay in touch by planning a “Boys Only” night every so often.

Hosting an evening for the guys can be quite simple. Choose some great food and drinks everyone will love and pick an activity everyone can be comfortable doing. Such as watching the latest baseball game. Anything that will give you the time to sit around and chat is a great way to keep up with one another.

Casino Parties in Oakland, CA

One classic game to play during a guy’s night is poker. At Aces Up, we provide everything you need to turn your next poker game up a notch. Request a proposal online or contact us at (510)785-5923.

It Doesn’t Always Pay To Roll The Dice

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The end of the year is fast-approaching and, if you’re like everyone else, you probably haven’t given any thought to the holidays. What presents to buy, which relatives to visit, what to cook for holiday dinners…these are all things that will keep you busy once the time is near, but one thing really shouldn’t wait that long: planning your company’s holiday party.

You probably don’t want to think about work when it comes to the holidays, but if you’re tasked with planning your company’s office parties and events, then it pays to think ahead. November, January, and especially December are peak months for the events industry (especially casino party companies.) Friday and Saturday evenings during these months are extremely busy for most event companies, so begin planning during the summer months to help ensure you have access to the venues, caterers, DJ’s, casino companies(!), and other vendors you prefer.

You should first find a location for your event: think about the type of party you’re trying to hold for your employer and what activities you have planned. Do you want a hip, fun place to party, like a nightclub or bar and lounge? A more elegant and serious setting like the Ritz or a restaurant on the water? How about size? Do you need room for 2000+ people or a small space for just 50-60 guests? Locating a venue that works for your event is a big part of the work that goes into event planning; once this part is decided, the rest usually falls into place nicely.

After selecting your venue, you’ll want to focus on the food and entertainment for the party. Most larger venues offer their own catering, but others do not. There are plenty of caterers in the San Francisco Bay Area to choose from, but again, they’ll book up fast for the holiday party season. Along with caterers, entertainment companies are also really busy during the later months of the year. Secure your entertainment early, so you don’t rush around at the last minute looking for someone to fill in. Since a big part of what DJ’s, bands, and casino companies provide is their staff, they don’t always have a lot of inventory to work with. It’s not as easy as pulling rental items out of storage to bring to your event – they actually have to have fun and friendly people to provide you with as well. By booking well in advance, you ensure you’ll get the best staff the vendor has to offer!

While we love to gamble, it doesn’t pay to roll the dice when it comes to event planning: Don’t wait until the last minute to plan your event and don’t just book the first entertainment company you come in contact with. Put in a little effort early on and devote some time to viewing all available options – we guarantee this will improve the outcome of your event.

Importance of Having an Activity at Your Event

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Entertaining Your Guests

If there is one thing a host must do when throwing a party, it is to ensure that all of their guests have a great time. One way to do this is by planning an activity that everyone can participate in. This is especially important for events when people are meeting for the first time, such as conferences. An activity will enable everyone to get to know one another without having to suffer any awkward chit-chat.

Casino Poker Party in Hayward, CA

A casino party will enable your guests with a myriad of activities to choose from. Even the most inexperienced poker player will love a chance to sit at a poker table. You will find that your main job as a host has been fulfilled. To rent everything you need to throw a great party, contact Aces Up at (510)785-5923.

Warm Weather Update

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It’s hard to believe we’re already halfway through the year – 2015 seems like it has just flown by. Here at Aces Up, we have finally begun to slow down after a hectic first half…just in time to regroup, take a vacation or two, then begin preparing for the holiday season. Since summer is typically our slowest time of year, it’s a great chance for us to take a little break. Kevin just returned from an Alaskan fishing trip with enough halibut and salmon to feed a small country, Pat is off to New York in July to visit family, and Alex has weekend trips to Tahoe (his bachelor party), and Vegas (his brother’s) coming up.

Other than that, our summers are typically filled with grad nights, birthday parties, poker tournaments, and the occasional fundraiser. Of course, we do weddings once in a while too! It’s a little non-traditional, but having a casino party at a wedding is a great way to ensure guests that don’t like to dance (and don’t necessarily know each other) can mingle and have a great time at the reception.

If you haven’t visited our website recently – you may notice a couple of changes/additions. We have added a blog, for one (you’re reading it, although please bear with us as we build out the content!) If there’s something you’d like to hear us write about, let us know, but we plan to fill this space with information and advice on how to run events – fundraisers, corporate holiday parties, etc. In addition to the blog, we have added a regularly updated availability and discounts calendar to our Request a Proposal page – this will have specials added often, and will let you know about dates that are booking up or sold out. We definitely recommend checking the calendar if you’re planning an event, as you can receive as much as 15% off at times (for example – from July 22-28 with the Discount Code – 15offJuly).

So what’re you up to this summer?

Enjoy this beautiful weather and keep us in mind for your outdoor events! Have a great summer!

-Aces Up

Throwing a Memorable Party: Las Vegas Theme

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Bringing Vegas to You

One of the most important aspects of throwing a party is making sure that your guests are entertained. What better way to be entertained than by bringing a bit of the Las Vegas life to them? Renting casino gaming tables and professional dealers can take care of theme and entertainment in one fell swoop. It is one theme that will guarantee your guests will have a night they never forget.

Casino Poker Parties in Hayward, CA

At Aces Up, we provide all the supplies you need to throw a great casino themed poker party. From gaming tables, to a bar and DJ, we have the elements you need to throw a great event. All you need to do is invite your guests! Request a proposal today or contact us at (510)786-8314.