Summer is nearly over, so that can only mean one thing...
It's time to organise the work Christmas do.
And this year you could be in for a real treat.
Forget the same old dry turkey dinner, followed by your feet sticking to the floor in a jam-packed nightclub on Broad Street.
Vivid Experience has organised a run of 22 amazing Christmas party nights at the NEC where you and your work mates can enjoy a celebration you will never forget.
The lavish parties run from Friday November 30 to Saturday December 22.
This year's theme is Wonderland where guests will be treated to an evening of enchanted entertainment, opulent surroundings and lots of fun.
But you had better be quick - because many have already been booked up.
Organisations large and small are welcome.
Although the parties run throughout December, the parties on Sunday, December 2 and Wednesday, December 5, are especially tailored to welcome those who work both in retail and the emergency services.
Prices start at £45 and go up to £70.50 (including VAT) depending on what date you book.
Vivid Experience NEC Christmas Party World highlights include:
World class aerial entertainment, featuring acts such as trapeze, flying hoop, contortion, fire-dance and acro-balance
Three-course dinner, coffee and chocolates - prepared by NEC multi-award winning caterers Amadeus
Moet & Chandon Champagne bar
Indoor fairground rides
After dinner disco
Free on-site car park and cloak room
Vivid Experience has been working on the arrangements for this year's festive season celebrations since February.
Whether you're a party of eight or 80, you're guaranteed to have the most unique and unforgettable time.
And that's not all...
Having your work Christmas party at the NEC comes with a number of added beneifts.
Importantly it is easy for everyone to get to - there are multiple transport links to the arena.
Trains run frequently in and out of Birmingham International station.
The Birmingham Airport is next door, if you have colleagues from overseas, who you would like to invite.
There are also plenty of hotels surrounding the NEC to stay at if you don't fancy making the journey home after one too many glasses of fizz - it is Christmas, after all.
Guests who can't avoid taking the car can take advantage of free parking, located directly opposite to the venue, and there's also a free cloakroom for you to hang up your winter coats.
When is it?
This year's Christmas Party World will run in the key weeks leading up to Christmas, from Friday, November 30 to Saturday, December 22.
On Sunday, December 2 and Wednesday, December 5, parties will be held for those who work both in retail and the emergency services.
A full list of dates for the parties can be found here
How much does it cost?
Prices for the party start at £45 and go up to £70.50 (including VAT) depending on what date you book.
Those who buy tickets for the premier night on Friday, November 23, will also have a free glass of fizz included in their ticket price.
Tickets for this year's party are already selling out fast.
Don't miss your chance to attended the Christmas party of the year and celebrate with your colleagues in style.
Are drinks packages available?
Yes, some dates are all inclusive nights and are clearly marked when booking tickets.
The all inclusive nights include beers, ciders, house wines and soft drinks for your party for the duration of the evening, all included in the ticket price.
Guests will also find a selection of drinks at their table when they take their seats for dinner.
There are also a range of drinks packages available all ranging in price between £4.30 to £170. These must be pre-ordered ahead of your party date.
What previous party-goers have to say
Vivid Experience has been organising Christmas parties at the NEC for five years.
In its very first year, Christmas Party World attracted 15,000 people and since then thousands of guests have grabbed their tickets to experience an office party like no other, with last year alone seeing 100,000 tickets being sold.
Some of the biggest companies in the country have chosen to celebrate the festive season at these events including Rolls Royce, Barclays, Virgin Media and Taylor Wimpy.
A spokesperson from Thorntons PLC, who have also attended in the past, said: "The Christmas party is one of the highlights of our company’s year."
"From the initial conversation with the Vivid team to the night itself. The communication and planning is fantastic and the night never fails to impress. The venue, entertainment, food and staff are faultless!"
Amtico is another company that has praised Vivid Experiences for their Birmingham parties. A spokesperson said: "The Christmas party was a resounding success and everyone had the most fantastic time.
"The organisation, entertainment and food were all first class and each and every person had the most wonderful time.
"We were chuffed to bits with the entire evening and we can’t wait to book again!"