Elite Event Services - Edwardsville, IL

Event Logistics

What comes to mind when you think of event logistics?  If you answer was "stress" or "chaos", then you have come to the right blog!  At Elite Events we want to ensure that your event runs smoothly down to every single detail.  So, we have put together some important tips to make sure your event runs smoothly. Event Space First, you need to have the correct size event space.  Having the correct amount of space for your guests will help ensure even the smallest logistical detail will fit together.  Will the event be indoors or outdoors...

Posted in: 4th of July Events, Casino Fundraisers, Casino Nights, Church Events, College Events, Company Holiday Party, Company Party, Company Picnics, Corporate Events, Corporate Holiday Party, Event Catering, Holiday Party, Holiday Party Ideas , September 14, 2020

NEW Table Linens and Chairs

Elite Events has added tons of new inventory this 2020 season and wanted to showcase these items!  We have added in table linens, glassware, tables, chairs, inflatables, and games to add new fun and excitement to your next event!  In this blog, we wanted to put a spotlight on our new table linens and chairs. Tables linens are always a beautiful focal point at any event.  From weddings to corporate meetings, clean and crisp linens show off the attention to detail of an event.  This year, Elite Events added a HUGE variety to cater to all our cl...

Posted in: About Elite Event, Church Events, College Events, Company Holiday Party, Company Party, Company Picnics, Corporate Events, Corporate Holiday Party, School Events, Special Event Planner , August 27, 2020

Drive-In Movie Night

At Elite Events, movie nights are one of our favorite event types to plan with our customers!  Whether you want to plan a drive-in style for a church or school or host a backyard style night at home, below are a few tips to help you plan the perfect evening! Choose a Location: If you want to host a drive-in style night, you should choose a place with a large parking area...

Posted in: 4th of July Events, Back to School Events, Church Events, Church VBS Events, College Events, Company Party, Company Picnics, Corporate Events, Event Catering, Family Events, Inflatable Movie Screens, Party Rentals, School Events, Snacks and Concessions , August 20, 2020

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

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
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Photo Booth Rental

Looking for something different and unique for your next event? Why not rent a photo booth?  A photo booth rental can bring out the fun and goofy side of coworkers and friends. Gather your pals and come have us take your picture! Our selection of backgrounds and borders are abundant. You are sure t...

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
Employee Reward

How to Motivate Today’s Workforce – Employee Reward

Ways to Reward Your Employees We can all agree a little motivation goes a long way! Especially on those days that can be difficult leaving the comforts on your warm bed to get dressed and head into the office. Time to take a peek at a few options we found to make both employers and employees ready to jump on board. Employee Reward Program are very much needed at every level starting from Entry Level to Top level managers. Freedom ...

Posted in: Company Party, Company Picnics, Corporate Events, Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition , June 22, 2018
3 Factors to Think about When Planning an Outdoor Event

3 Factors to Think about When Planning an Outdoor Event

When planning an outdoor event, please consider these three factors to avoid unexpected surprises the day of your event! Check Weather forecast on your Outdoor Event Date We all know Mother Nature has a mind of her own. Rain and lightning may cause for an event to be cancelled due to safety. To avoid a mini crisis, make sure to schedule a Rain Date at the same time you schedule the original event date. This will help if the occasion should arise, both planner and guests will be able to reschedule for the Rain Date. Grass or Pavement Whether your event will be set up on gr...

Posted in: Company Picnics, Event Management, Outdoor Events, Special Events, Youth Events , May 28, 2018
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Company Party in the Workplace

Does your company need to cut costs or looking to take a more low key approach to the annual company party? Hosting a party in-house is a great alternative. Workplace Parties boost morale, employee recognition, and not to mention a higher attendance rate due to most workplace parties take place during normal business hours. This leaves little excuse for employees to not drop by. No one will have to worry about finding a babysitter or searching for a parking spot! To kick off a workplace party, food and entertainment are extremely important. A party host should put thought into the menu. One...

Posted in: Company Party, Company Picnics, Corporate Events, Corporate Holiday Party , March 15, 2018
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Inflatable Obstacle Course

Exciting Competition - Why Inflatable Obstacle Courses are PERFECT for your next event! With so many inflatables to choose from it can be difficult to find the perfect ones that are right for your event. Each type will suit your individual guests in a different way. The most popular inflatables are your standard bounce house, an inflatable slide, and an inflatable obstacle course. Of these 3, obstacle courses offer the most challenge and adventure to anyone who dares to enter.  ...

Posted in: After Prom Entertainment, Back to School Events, Children's Inflatables, Church Events, Church VBS Events, Community Events, Company Picnics, Corporate Events, Event Planning Ideas, Family Events, Field Day Events, Inflatable Rentals, Party Event Planners, Party Rentals, Post Prom Entertainment, Project Graduation Entertainment, School Carnival, School Events, Special Event Planner, Special Events, Summer Events, Team Building Activities, Youth Events , March 22, 2017


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