Open houses are the ideal way to swing your doors wide open for guests and curious customers to check out your business, sample your products and try out your services. An open-door policy makes prospects feel welcome, thereby building a friendly reciprocal relationship. If you’re holding an open house event at your school, new business or real estate property, take time to consider all the details that go into building a successful, productive event. The way to set yourself apart from your competition at open house events is in how you present your business.
|SignageAnnounce your event beforehand or show people where to go once they get there with personalized event signs. Put a notice out to the public that you’re having an open house with the Four Season Flex Sign. The lightweight sign flexes in the wind and features your full-colour imprint. If you really want to amplify the excitement, hang a bouquet of eye-catching 9″ Pearl Colour Balloons from the sign and around your business. Once your customers are in the building, point them in the right direction with a series of Removable Floor Stickers. Inside the open house, make sure customers receive all your vital information by placing appropriate literature in the UltraFit Tablet and Literature Stand.|
|RefreshmentsFood is the best way to entertain your guests and show your hospitality at open house events. Set the stage by putting together a table of finger foods and drinks. Visitors will love pre-packaged, personalized sweet and salty treats, such as Goody Bag – Deluxe Mixed Nuts and Chocolate Covered Oreo® Cookies. Accompany your spread of refreshments with custom paper products, too. The Touch of Linen Beverage Napkin and Colourware Paper Cup allow you to brand your event right down to the tableware.|
|Informational materialsThe most important part of your open house event is letting people know what your organization can do for them. Display your polished reports inside a Gloss Paper Presentation Folder. Real-estate agents can leave their credentials on the Seeded Paper Mini Mailer at open houses—your information is printed on 12pt coated stock paper with a removable piece of house-shaped wildflower seeded paper. If you’re having a school open house, the Full Colour Paper Bookmark is a valuable addition to welcome packets.|
|Take-home giveawaysDon’t let your business prospects forget you once they get home! Value-added giveaways help them remember to seek you out when they need you. A Wall Chalkboard is an unexpected take-home gift that your audience will light up for. Leave prospects with a Seeded Paper Packets at home showings and other grand opening events for fruitful returns. Give new students at school open houses a Basic School Pouch so they can check a few items off their school supply list. A customized Scratch Pad is a practical handout that’s useful for anyone after your event.|