If you don’t already know, Pressable’s headquarters are located in San Antonio, Texas. And if you know anything about San Antonio, you know about Fiesta! What’s Fiesta? Well let me tell you! Fiesta started in 1891 as a one-parade event. It evolved into one of this nation’s premier festivals, with an economic impact of more than $284 million for our city! In other words, it’s San Antonio’s version of Madri Gras, great food and a ton of festivities! So when our Geekdom neighbor TrueAbility decided to sponsor a Fiesta themed decorating contest with the prize being a Pizza and Rootbeer Float party, we jumped in!
When the team decided to participate, the next action was to come up with our theme. When we were told that there was a $50 limit, we knew we had to get creative! And boy did we! Others on our floor decided to go with homemade decorations in a very traditional manner, while we decided to ask some of our friends for a few favors!
We knew that we needed to get our most loved member of our staff involved, Mr. Ron Burgundy! With the help of Geekdom’s throne, crown and cape, we made him our version of El Rey Feo. Thanks to our great friends at Concierge Management Services, we had a ton of decorations to give Mr. Burgundy a great setting!
This was probably enough to win the contest, but we wanted to make sure. So we thought, what is OUR favorite part of Fiesta? It was a landslide, THE FOOD AND DRINKS!! So we set up our very own Fiesta food stand with the local favorites; funnel cakes, gorditas, adult beverages, and of course, the infamous Chicken on a Stick!
Now it was time for the judging portion of the day, which was done by some of the lovely ladies from Geekdom! I wish I could tell you that this contest was close, but I’d be lying! With the combination of great planning, better showmanship, and more importantly, knowing that the judges were hungry and thirsty, our neighbors never stood a chance!
So we won, which was great! The best part was being able to take a break from the everyday life of hosting and just enjoy a day with the great companies that make Geekdom the best place for Pressable! We want to thank all our friends for having a blast with us! If you find yourself in San Antonio in May, stop by for your victory Pizza and Root beer float party!
Check out some of our favorite pictures of that awesome day!