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Introducing
BridgeStreet
Open Door
Every Third Thursday a Month within
your Market from 4:00-6:00pm
What Are Your First Steps?
Goal
Determine the purpose of your event
Theme
Know the theme set for each month
Space
This event will be held in your abuilding within your market. Possible location
options are: lobby, rooftop, or other amenity areas.
Management
Appoint an event owner for each month to coordinate tasks.
Your Theme Each Month
Hot Toddies Party
November
Brews & Bites
March /October
Ports & Pie
April/ July
Berries & Bubbly
June /September
Champagne & Chocolate
February /April
Wine & Cheese
May /August
Check Your To-Do List
TO DO NOW
Determine your budget
Collect quotes on food platters from your favorite grocery store
Collect quotes from your favorite bakery
Decide what décor is needed to spruce up the event space and make
sure you have glassware and utensils.
Decide who will be in charge of taking pictures.
Build your invite list using Landslide, Linkedin, ect.
Connect with marketing to schedule your invitation
Start On The 1
st
of Each Month
Update your invite list Event Invitations will go out 2
weeks before each event.
Ask peers to help communicate the event
Decide If you will need extra staffing for the event
Decide on collateral and order more, if necessary
Check how many RSVPs you’ve received
Make sure you have banners from marketing
One Week Before Your Event
Share the digital invitation on your LinkedIn page
Follow up with those who have not responded
Decide your set up and plan where the food &
beverage set up will be
Assign specific tasks to all involved to prevent mistakes
Address any last minute issues
Meet with your team & review RSVPs to confirm guest
count
Encourage your guests to bring a friend!
Order the food based on the confirmed guest count
Create more buzz by updating your social media , “We
hope you can make it!”
The Day Before
Ensure professional attire is communicated
Print out attendee list so when they arrive you can
record who came.
Play music!
Bluetooth speaker/pipe in Pandora
PICK UP
Food
Beverage
High Quality Disposable Plates and Napkins
The Day Of Event
Make sure you have everything you need
Confirm all tasks and roles for the event
Pictures
Music
Food/Beverage
Set up/Clean up
Offer property tours to guests
Post Event Follow-up
In the next week report back. Share pictures and guest
comments with marketing
Keep a budget! A document has been created for
you.
A follow up email will be sent to your guests by
marketing but you are encouraged to follow up as well.
WIN THE BIZ!
Sales team should reach out to any leads and connect
with them on LinkedIn.
Good Luck & Remember to Have Fun!