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How to throw a Tupperware Party

A Tupperware party is a must if you wish to become a successful Tupperware manager who sells a lot of products. Tupperware products used to lounge on dusty shelves in hardware stores across the US till Brownie Wise, told the founder Earl Tupper, to pull them off the shelves and sell them exclusively on direct sales only.

It proved to be a big hit! Women (and men) love the idea of gathering around in a familiar surrounding with friends and family members, looking at products. At the same time, they socialize, have a pot luck party, learn a few new skills and also have fun. A Tupperware party is not complete without some silly games as well. Winners get nett items, with Tupperware trade marks on it, no less.

Here I will share with you some tips to throw a successful Tupperware party, by location and also the items you need to have in hand.

Items you need for a Tupperware Party

Here are the items you need,

  • A dozen of current catalogues
  • A dozen of nett items for attendance gifts
  • Maximum of five core products
  • Maximum of five limited release products
  • Order form
  • Pen
  • Items for fun party games: paper, pens, balloons, chopsticks, marbles, playing cards, etc.

All these should be easily packed in only ONE bulky bag or a box, no more.

Hey, what about the cutlery etc, for the food? Do not worry, this is the task for the hostess to do, and for her effort, she will be presented with Tupperware gift sets, depending on the amount of sales that is sold on the day.

Things to do before throwing a Tupperware Party

Sit with the hostess and ask the hostess to:

  • Set aside a room for the party (the living room or the garden patio is ideal)
  • Clean up the room and put enough furniture so that everyone can sit comfortably.
  • Inform her your target sale so that she can win the hostess specials.
  • Make a guest list and call them or email them of the event, asking for RSVP
  • Make another call the day before, to confirm attendance
If you yourself is the hostess, then you do all the above yourself in advance.

Note: a Tupperware party actually can be held anywhere, at the office during lunch break, at the park, even in a hotel room or a specially hired venue.

Steps in throwing a Tupperware Party

  • Before the appointed hour, lay all things that your wish to promote on a table or a coffee table.
  • Arrange the items in an attractive manner
  • At the appointed hour, welcome the guests and make them comfortable. To make it more personal, you can pin name tags on them so that you can call them by name later. Distribute lucky draw numbers at this time.
  • Introduce yourself and thank the hostess.
  • To break the ice, start with a lucky draw first, this will make guests eager to anticipate the next thing.
  • Proceed by telling the good points of Tupperware, its lifetime warranty, its features and benefits. Item by item.
  • Play a silly game or two
  • Ask guests if they have any questions or query.
  • Start taking orders and agree on a delivery date, with cash ready.
  • Ask the guests if any of them wish to be a hostess next.
  • Activities to do in throwing a Tupperware Party

     After a while, a few silly games can be stale. So, to add variety, you can add in these few activities to spice up your Tupperware party:

  • Cooking demonstration; a very popular activity, anywhere
  • BBQ party
  • Theme party, or a costume party
  • Special occasion party to celebrate Mother's Day, for example
  • Housewarming
  • A meeting to replace spart parts that are covered by warranty or to order new ones which got lost or damaged and not covered by Tupperware Lifetime Warranty.

All the above steps are just a guideline. Your first party may not have many guests, but it is still a good start.

You just need to persevere, be in a positive state of mind and things will get easier after you have a few parties under your belt.

It is very important to have a good and close relationship with the person who recruited you who can become your mentor.

If your superior is not qualified to do so, look up to the next level, such as the distributor and ask for her help.

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