Free Grand Opening Event Guide For Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies
Grand Opening Ceremony Event Guide
To organise a successful Grand Opening and ribbon cutting ceremony takes skill and patience to bring everything together, we have brought this Grand opening information together to help you organise a brilliant grand opening event.
Decide who’s in charge of your Grand Opening – perhaps its you !
Delegate responsibilities – A contact for RSVP’s, Who will ‘say a few words’ at the Grand Opening event, Greeters to show your guests the way, a VIP Ceremonial co-coordinator, Tour guides of your new Grand Opening facility and also a team to clean up
Budget – Establish the Grand Opening budget, remember ordering items early always saves money on postage etc
Plan the Grand Opening days activities
Select a date and time for your grand opening, and think about the weather – should you have a reserve day or can you provide cover from the rain?
Book the professionals – Caterers, Photographers, Local Press, Florist, Entertainment and musicians, Sound systems
Room Layout – think about tables and chairs, stanchions, podium etc, organise tablecovers, napkins, crockery and cutlery.
Ribbons & Scissors – Do you want your ribbon printed? Order large ceremonial scissors for the day?
Stanchions & Bows – Make your day look truly professional with brightly coloured bows and stanchions to attach your cutting ribbon to.
Prepare a press release
Organise any visual aids for the speaker
Organise printed balloons, balloon nets and helium.
Consider a red carpet for your VIP’s
Consider a gift for your guests with a small memento? Perhaps personalised chocolate, or wrap your gift withpersonalised ribbon to make it extra special
Don’t forget to send the thank you’s to all those who helped you. 🙂