How To Plan A Class Reunion
How to plan a class reunion with UniKeep
Are you about to plan a class reunion? Have you been feeling excited and perplexed at the same time? If so, it’s completely normal to feel that way since you’re going to throw a party of the decade! This is a special event to reunite with your old friends and to relive old memories so; it must be planned in an exceptional way. It doesn’t matter if you’re planning a five or twenty years reunion as the core concern is to plan it well.
Prepare a Planner
You must dream before you give it a tangible form. Here’s your chance to turn your perception into reality. Start professionally by planning the details as this way more people will show up to the big event. In order to keep your plans, ideas, themes, and thoughts organized; get yourself a UniKeep Reunion Binder. Now you can ‘Create Your Own Binder’ using your school logo and similar theme colors as UniKeep gives you the opportunity to bring out your creative skills. This binder will help you prepare for everything before time and you will have every detail on your fingertips.
Form a committee
You reunion preparations begin by forming a core committee of enthusiastic individuals who can go the extra mile with you for an outstanding reunion. Once you find the committee members, begin by sorting out their roles as reunion chair, treasurer, and members who are good at accomplishing major and minor tasks. You must note down their names and responsibilities to your 3 ring UniKeep binder. This can be a truly rewarding experience for you and the committee members who willingly become a part of this reunion.
Plan ahead of time
It’s equally important to decide when and how to start the preparations depending on how lavishly you want it to be. If it’s an elaborate event, start planning one year before the reunion. It’s better to give yourself more time to order for services and book the location. Keep receipts and requirements inside your binder to review them.
When you finally decide to plan for the decorations, always include the school colors to your theme. You can add these colors to the tablecloths, plates, glasses, napkins, balloons, flowers, centerpieces, confetti, and your mascot. You can also incorporate school colors to the frames of old school photos, school pennants, class year and school motto banners, and to the school logo, of course. Your finalized version of each and every accessory should be added to the 3 ring binder, so when you go for printing orders, you’ll have the final ideas written down.
Games and Activities
Your class reunion party is incomplete without games and other entertainment activities. You can entertain the old classmates by organizing a slideshow of old and favorite photographs, arraigning a ‘pin the glass on favorite teacher’ game, flattering deans, professors, teachers, coaches and principals through guest imitations, having contest of finding the top 10 movies, singers, programs and bands, and also making people sing the popular songs of graduation era. You can add more twist by introducing new games for the event.
If you want your guests to remember the reunion party, design some unique party favors. Keep your party favor theme to the school spirit. You can prepare alumni items like t-shirts, balls, hats, notebooks or sticker, get school monograms printed on beer glasses, candle holders, other item holders, or mugs, have class photographs covers and coating on everyday items, and can even arrange key chains and bookmarks with school logos on them. With these useful personalized items, you can allow users to remember the great time they had during their class reunion for many years.
Choosing the right menu for your class reunion can be a tiring task as there will be numerous choices to select from. You can talk to your selected caterer about the food menu that best suits your event without breaking your budget. Don’t forget to take your planner binder along to note down the final menu so, at the end of the day you know the options you have chosen for the venue. You may go for the buffet, formal dinner, family-style service, brunch, tea-coffee with desserts, cocktail reception or chef-action station.
Customized Reunion Books
Reunion books can be prepared using custom prints and designs with UniKeep 0.5 inch, 1 inch or 1.5-inch binders. You must finalize the number of guests attending the event before you arrange these customized books for each guest. Through these binders, you can give detailed information of the event to the guests such as beginning time, games, activities, dinner/lunch time and can also add old school memories discs to each binder. UniKeep gives you an exclusive chance to ‘Create your own binder’ by offering you the clipart, color theme, and text addition options. Your finalized custom design for school reunion will be printed by UniKeep and you can amaze your school reunion guest with your creative skills.
By just being determined and organized, you a throw a phenomenal school reunion. At the end of the day, thank your guests for attending the event and your hardworking committee for their help and support. Enjoy the post-event glow, store photos, and keep your planner binder close to you to practice your event management skills sometime in life again!