Core Group: Your Best Friends and Party Stars

Your core group will be an essential piece of your party puzzle.

They’re people with whom you feel comfortable.

They’re also your support team and safety net.

What is a Core Group?

Any time you host an event, always invite your core group first.

At the very first party that I ever hosted in New York City, my friends from college formed what I call a core group.

A core group is your reliable and supportive friends and colleagues.

They already know and like you. You can ask them for a favor or invite them to something without overthinking it.

Because you already have a relationship, they’re likely to say yes to your invitation. That’s a great core group.

Why You Need a Core Group for Your Party

Your core group will be an essential piece of your party puzzle.

They’ll show up and make you look good. They’ll laugh at your jokes and be your party cheerleaders.

They’re people with whom you feel comfortable.

They’re also your support team and safety net.

How to Invite the Core Group

In the article about Who To Invite To Your Party, you’ll see the exact words to use when inviting your core group.

Here’s how to invite them:

  • You’ll first check whether they are available for your party.
  • If they are, you’ll ask them to confirm that they would like to come.

Conclusion

Your core group is the first five or so people that you’ll invite and then get to RSVP to your party.

They’re the backbone of your guest list.

After your core group confirms their attendance, you can move on to inviting your Great Guests.

Continue Reading

What you should do next...

1. Subscribe to my free Friends Newsletter.
You'll get exclusive life hacks, business research, top tech gadgets and see new productivity tips. See why 12,000 people say it is one of their favorite emails.

2. Get your 2-page Party Checklist.
With over 19 things you can do right now to improve your next party. Plus an Executive Summary of the key lessons inside my book. Get the PDF now.

3. Buy The 2-Hour Cocktail Party on Amazon.
Look at the reviews: 100+ people can't be wrong. This is my book that I've worked on for the past 5 years and hosted hundreds of events with. It is the single-best resource that is PACKED with tactical tips and the exact scripts I use.

About the author

Howdy! I'm Nick Gray. Most people know me as the Founder of Museum Hack. I wrote a book, The 2-Hour Cocktail Party, about making new friends and building big relationships through small gatherings.

[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]