Seeking alternative ways to entertain clients, strategic partners and employess in today’s economy? Do it in-house! Cocktail parties are a brilliant way to entertain business associates, prospects and friends. Ideal for the busy host, cocktail parties are stylish and convenient — guests will freely mix and mingle among themselves over appetizers and drinks for a couple of hours. Hosting a cocktail party is fun and it can be simple or extravagant as you desire.