We are all human, we all make mistakes. We envy that person who seems to have it all together, ALL the time. How do they manage to look so put together after a day full of work, family duties, errands, and everyday life?! Upholding this type of demeanor takes practice, but is achieveable. Event planners are great examples of this type of behavior. Outlined below are three qualities we find to be the most beneifical in the event industry.Proactive: First off, no day is ever the same! A phone call, an electrical issue, each could cause a mishap in a matter of minutes. An eve... Posted in: Event Catering, Event Coordinator, Event Management, Event Planning, Event Planning Ideas, Uncategorized , February 16, 2018
Guest Approved Special Event Catering - How do you please the masses?
Gluten free, vegan, dairy free, vegetarian, peanut free. . . It’s all Greek to you! You’ve heard these terms before, but truly understanding the needs of your event guests can be overwhelming. At some point when feeding large groups of people, you have to draw a line between reasonable accommodations and items you just can’t make happen. It’s inevitable that some guests will have food limitations that you will need to accommodate with your special event ... Posted in: Company Picnics, Corporate Events, Corporate Holiday Party, Event Catering, Event Coordinator, Event Planning, Holiday Party, Party Event Planners, Snacks and Concessions, Special Event Planner , March 7, 2017
Advertising an Event – How to create a buzz for your next special event!
You are finally done planning your special event. The DJ has been booked, food ordered, activities scheduled, party rentals secured and volunteers organized. Now, how do you get people to show up to your event? There are man... Posted in: Church Events, Community Events, Corporate Events, Event Coordinator, Event Management, Event Planning, Event Planning Ideas, Family Events, Party Event Planners, School Events, Special Event Planner, Special Events, Themed Events, Youth Events , March 1, 2017
Party Rentals - How to select the RIGHT party rental vendor for your next event.
Whether you choose Elite Event Services or another special event company for your next event, be sure to ask the right questions and get the right answers! Not all party rental vendors are created equal and the behind the scenes items can make all the difference in choosing your next party rentals.
Here are a few items to consider:Do they have a contract to guarantee that they must show up and that they must bring the party rental equipment you have ordered?
What is... Posted in: Elite Event Services, Event Coordinator, Event Management, Event Planning, Event Planning Ideas, Party Event Planners, Party Rentals, Special Event Planner , January 26, 2017
Team Building: What's all the bonding about anyways?
Any business owner worth his salt will tell you that team building is one of the most important elements in any effective company. Making sure that all of your departments and employees are capable of working together effectively is crucial to the financial and overall success of your business model. Team building activities act as a way to improve communication within your company walls, strengthen efficiency and bring your team to an understanding of how to increase productivity by working together. While there are a number of... Posted in: Corporate Events, Employee Engagement, Event Coordinator, Event Planning, Event Planning Ideas, Inflatable Rentals, Team Building Activities , November 8, 2016
Elite Event Services is Ready to Serve You
Hello and welcome to Elite Event Services - Edwardsville, IL. We are your premium event service provider. This expertise will be used to create a memorable experience that you and your guests won't forget. Our event management team is dedicated to providing you the best service for all your special event needs in the area. Elite Event Services is a family-owned and operated business with our focus on the customer's needs. We are committed to meeting and exceeding those needs and expectations every time.
Who is behind Elite Event Service... Posted in: Elite Event Services, Event Catering, Event Coordinator, Event Management, Event Planning, Party Event Planners, Special Event Planner , October 21, 2016
Picnic Planning - What you need.
Below are some simple points to consider in picnic planning.
Do you really need a theme?
Employee picnic ideas can range from the very simple to the blow-out extravaganza. It is nice to have a theme in mind to keep your basics inline and create an overall event design. Considering the theme and entertainment, this makes it easier to plan the food and activities. Choosing a different theme each year for your company picnic ... Posted in: Company Party, Company Picnics, Corporate Events, Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition, Event Catering, Event Coordinator, Event Management, Event Planning, Event Planning Ideas, Family Events, Party Rentals, Special Events , October 21, 2016
How do you find a location for your company picnic?
The Company Picnic is a beloved tradition at many organizations. It is a great opportunity for team building and for employees to feel sense of pride for their company. A well planned company picnic with appropriate activities and accommodations can reinvigorate the staff for the coming year. There are general considerations that should be observed when planning for this exciting day. The Who, What, When, Where, and How can consume the decision-making process. One of the most difficult of these decisions can be the Where. Here are s... Posted in: Company Party, Company Picnics, Corporate Events, Employee Engagement, Event Catering, Event Coordinator, Event Management, Event Planning, Event Planning Ideas, Family Events, Inflatable Rentals, Special Event Planner , October 21, 2016