Party responsibly and mitigate your business risks

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Party responsibly and mitigate your business risks

by Heather Pilcher, CSEP September 2012

It’s corporate holiday planning season, which means guest lists, venue options and party themes are at the top of the list as your party takes shape.

Whether organizing a large company holiday party or an intimate event to thank your top customers, good planners focus on minimizing their business risks by expertly managing their guests’ alcohol consumption during this festive season.

The risks: According to the 2011 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2010, 10,228 people died in drunk-driving crashes—one every 52 minutes — and 345,000 people were injured in drunk-driving crashes. In Florida alone, more than 660 …more