This Wednesday night in Manila it was time to celebrate the season for Bodog’s Asia offices. The company held their annual staff Christmas party at the Elements Tent at Centris in Quezon City.
The theme for this year’s party was Santa’s Workshop, complete with sexy elves, Snowmen, Mrs. Clause and of course the big fella himself who had an open knee all night long for the staff to sit and give him their Christmas wish list. Santa had plenty of smiles himself as the beautiful Bodog Live Dealer girls sat on his knee and waxed poetically about their Christmas desires.
The event opened with a full dinner service and of course an open bar; both dinner and drinks were enjoyed to the fullest.
The hall was decorated with life sized gingerbread houses, 5-foot chocolate fountains and enough fluffy white stuff to give the feeling of being at the North Pole despite the evenings temperatures topping 30c.
The staff was encouraged to dress like their 8-year-old selves to recreate the magic and wonderment of a child at Christmas. The open bar and the sexy go-go dancers made sure the night wasn’t a kid’s affair.
Like any good Bodog party, the room was rife with midgets who were dressed in elf costumes. The little guys were creating mischief all night long.
Santa wasn’t the only one in a giving mood as Bodog had a hundred raffle prizes to give away including Trips to Singapore, big screen TVs, iPads Samsung phones and plenty of gift cards, very few people left the party empty handed.
The big giveaway of the night was a Honda Civic. The car give away was part of the company’s 6-month campaign to encourage their employees to participate in Bodog’s corporate social responsibility activities. Employees earned raffle tickets by participating in activities such as planting trees for the Haribon Project or helping to renovate schools in the Metro Manila area. The employees all understand the importance of social responsibility and the car raffle was just icing on the gingerbread cake.
After some speeches thanking the staff for their hard work this year and the announcement of their Christmas bonuses, everyone danced to the music of DJ’s of Nina Saputil and Ace Ramos until the early hours of the morning.