Valentine’s Day offers a fun break in the midst of winter. After lots of long, dark, and dreary days, everyone needs a little pick-me-up in mid-February. While Valentine’s Day is often associated with romantic love, it doesn’t have to be.
In fact, it can be an excellent opportunity for businesses to show love and appreciation for their employees and customers. This can be a great way to boost workplace morale and help your team and clients feel more connected and engaged. To help you do that, here are 5 Fun Ways for businesses to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
Provide a Valentine’s Day Breakfast
This doesn’t have to be anything fancy, but some coffee and favorite breakfast foods are a great way to put a smile on everyone’s face first thing in the morning. Decorate a table and offer some coffee, bagels, and pastries. This can be something you do just in a break room or for both employees and customers.
If you plan to do it for clients and employees, just make sure that your employees have their own dedicated space and that they get an opportunity to eat and enjoy the Valentine’s Day treats.
Put Up Decorations
This is a simple but effective way of making your commercial space a little more inviting this February. Add some fresh flowers, hang up heart wreaths, hang some Valentine’s day signs, or add splashes of red throughout your space.
It doesn’t have to be anything crazy, but a few decorations will brighten up your space this Valentine’s Day.
Offer Employee Perks for the Day
A great way to show your team that you appreciate them is by providing some special perks on February 14th. It’s best to get creative and do something that you think you’re team will love, but here are a few ideas to help inspire you:
- Bring in a masseuse and offer 15-minute massages;
- Offer a yoga class during lunch;
- Make it a casual day and encourage employees to wear Valentine’s Day colors;
- Offer a late start, early exit, or extended lunch hour.
Show Appreciation for Your Team
A simple and inexpensive way to show some extra love this Valentine’s Day is by giving your team public or private praise. You could create an appreciation board to thank team members for their work, write personalized notes to each employee you manage, or create a time for public shout-outs.
You don’t have to do anything too fancy, but a little bit of personalized and authentic appreciation can go a long way towards making your team feel appreciated and valued.
Give Back to Your Community
Another great way to celebrate Valentine’s Day is by spreading some love throughout your community. This could be through charitable donations, a team volunteer day, supporting a specific community project, or raising awareness about valuable organizations in your community.
Whether you’re already supporting organizations in your community or you’re thinking about getting started, Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to focus on giving back and spreading the love in your community.
Let Nashville BHS Help You Spread the Love
While you plan some special events for Valentine’s Day, we can show your team and customers that you value them by making sure your business is clean and looking its best. We have a team of professional cleaners that can meet your daily janitorial needs or do a one-time deep clean. Contact us today to learn more or schedule your next cleaning.
For more ways for businesses to celebrate Valentine’s Day, check-out 14 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the Workplace from Bonusly.