Elite Event Services - Edwardsville, IL
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Cleaning, Safety, and “Social Distancing” with Elite Events

Hello!  How are you all hanging in there during this time of “social-distancing”?  We know this is a hard time for everyone and we want to keep all of our customers up to date on what we have going on at Elite Events! We're here planning future events and reaching out to our clients to reschedule postponed events from COVID-19.  We know that everyone will be ready to get together with friends, family, and colleagues to celebrate s...

Posted in: After Prom Entertainment, Back to School Events, Company Party, Company Picnics, Corporate Events, Employee Recognition, Event Catering, Party Event Planners, University Activities, Youth Events , March 30, 2020
equipment, Special Events, Edwardsville IL, Bounce House Rental, Company Picnic

A to Z Equipment

This month we decided to do something a little different and have fun with our equipment and entertainment types. We decided to brainstorm and try to come up with a piece of equipment we offer to fill in the entire 26 letters! We succeeded until we reached the bottom three letters! Check out our list we compiled! Airbrush Tattoos Balloon Artists Catering Dual Lane Slide Extreme Combo Challenge Foosb...

Posted in: About Elite Event, Children's Inflatables, Elite Event Services, Event Catering, Special Event Planner, University Activities, Water Fun, Youth Events , June 22, 2019

Water Pieces

The school year is about to wrap up which means summer vacation is near! Sunshine, pool time, and longer daysleadto more time to be outside! Why not cool off with one of our water pieces? If you are new to inflatable water pieces, allow us to give you a few basic facts that will be required for the operation and safety of the water piece. For setup, we require that a water source be available within 50 feet of the placement of the piece. This water source will run continuously while the piece is inflated and operating. Our company will provide a water hose and connector to attach to the wat...

Posted in: 4th of July Events, Children's Inflatables, Church Events, Church VBS Events, Inflatable Rentals, Summer Events, Water Fun , May 22, 2019

Which Skills Should Someone Have if They Want to Go Into This Career?

Entering into the Event Planning industry can be overwhelming, frustrating, and at times trying of one’s patience. However, with improvement in these three key areas, we believe the everyday tasks of interacting with customers, paying close attention,andkeeping track of details, will help increase your mindset in the field. First, you must have the ability...

Posted in: Event Management, Event Planning, Event Planning Ideas , April 22, 2019

5 Things We Love About Events

Meeting new people Our company services a variety of organizations, businesses, schools, and churches. With this wide diversity of business, we encounter clients of all ranges. The opportunity to build positive working relationshipswith each client is extremely important to us. Understanding the needs and vision for their event is crucial as well. EES strives to exceed expectations. Every day is different Arriving to the office or to an event site is never the same. Some days are hectic, phones ringing non-stop, trucks being unloaded just to be reloaded again. The occasion...

Posted in: College Events, Company Party, Company Picnics, Corporate Events, Corporate Holiday Party, Event Planning Ideas, Family Events , March 22, 2019

A Few Things to Know About Elite Event Services

In case you may have wondered how Elite Event Services came about. Read through the following facts to learn a little bit more about us! Elite Event Services opened their doors in 2011. Owners, Kyle and Rachel, started the business out of their garage, and then when the business started to grow, they moved into a small warehouse in Granite City, Illinois. We have since relocated to an even larger location in Edwardsville, IL. We are proud to be serving the community for eight years. The business started with 1 employee. Today we staff, 3 full-time and 25 part-time employees. In the ea...

Posted in: About Elite Event, Elite Event Services, Event Planning, Special Event Planner , February 22, 2019

Winter Events!

The weather may be chilly outside, but that does not mean your events have to  be boring! Elite Event Services offers entertainment to kick those winter blues!  An event could be a holiday party, special occasion, or simply a social gathering. Carnival & Casino Events During the winter months, casino and carni...

Posted in: Casino Fundraisers, Casino Nights, Casino Party, Company Holiday Party, Corporate Events, Corporate Holiday Party, Holiday Party, Holiday Party Ideas, Winter Events , January 24, 2019

Photo Booth Rental

Looking for something different and unique for your next event? Why not rent a photo booth?A photo booth can bring out the fun and goofy side of coworkers and friends. Gather your palsand come have us take your picture! Our selection of backgrounds and borders are abundant. You are sure to find something to match the theme or color scheme of your upcoming party. We have everything from formal, prints, movie characters, masco...

Posted in: After Prom Entertainment, Company Picnics, Corporate Events, Corporate Holiday Party, Digital Photos, Green Screen Photos, Holiday Party Ideas, Photo Booth Rental, Photo Event , December 13, 2018
Annual Events, Festivals Bicentennials, Tricentennials, City Festival, 4th of July Events

Annual Events for Communities

Annual Community Events are a fun way to bring communities together. These events can take many different forms. Some follow strong, traditional values which bring about closeness and a sense of pride to the town, while others may be more unique and can showcase what sets your community apart from the rest! Each type of event your community organizes can be beneficial. Communities hosting Annual Events can lead to an increase in traffic and tourism. This allows small business owners to have the opportunity to shine! Every year, our company proudly assists numerous communities in both Missouri ...

Posted in: 4th of July Events, Community Events, Event Planning Ideas, Inflatable Movie Screens, Outdoor Events, Special Events, Summer Events , November 22, 2018
Church Events, Inflatable Rental, Bounce House, VBS, Trunk Or Treat, Easter Event

Church Events

Throughout the year, church congregations gather together as a form of worship to celebrate a variety of hosted church events. Popular among our clients are: Fall Festivals, Trunk or Treats, Easter jamborees, and Summer VBS. If your congregation is new to the idea of these types of church events,you have come to the right spot! All of these church events can be held indoors or outdoors. Clients previously have opened their church’s gymnasium or cleared their parking lot to make room for all of the festivities. Typically, an array of carnival games, crafts, and inflatables are set up...

Posted in: Church Events, Church VBS Events, Family Events, Green Screen Photos, Inflatable Movie Screens, Special Events, Summer Events, Water Fun, Youth Events , October 22, 2018
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  • Elite Events did a great job. They had great ideas, were on time and took the worry out of planning our event for 300 people.

    `` Alicia - Company Picnic

  • Used Elite Event for the first time on June 18. They were great. The staff made sure all of our needs were taken care. Our guests were very pleased with Elite.

    `` Marla - Company Picnic

  • My event went great with the help of Elite Event Services. They arrived ahead of time and were professional and polite. The whole event went so smoothly!

    `` Rebecca - Village Festival

  • The business and the product that Elite Event provides was outstanding. I had some of the parents who didn't belong to our church inquire about who and where we rented the slip and slide. We will be using in the future.

    `` Amanda - Church Event