Grand Opening: Tuesday, Sept. 22—3:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Schedule of Event 3:30‐‐Guests begin to arrive o Enter through Harvest Room—see displays, etc. 4:00‐‐Program begins 4:15—Ribbon is cut, gate opens (this means we open early that evening?) 7—Broadcast ends Ribbon Cutting—4 p.m.—Brittney to design, dining managers to determine list Special invitations to students and/or people on campus o Invitation will be e‐mailed o Put them on a list; check them in o Free meal for all attendees Need a ribbon, big scissors—Brittney (big scissors are hard to find, will work on it) o Will check with U Marketing o Will ask Brian or Scott Maas for stations for ribbon Speakers: o Nancy o President Geoffroy (will be there from 3:45 to 4:30) Printed program (?) o Brittney is working on and will try to have seed paper programs ready to go Shirts Bid has been awarded—will get final price from Jamie Uniforms Staff in regular uniforms so they can be easily identified Live Remote with 105.1 Channel Q At Seasons broadcasting live from 4‐7 Get 30, :30 second commercials week before event—what to promote? 30 promo liners week before event 9 :60 to :90 second live cut ins—will need to have Nancy/someone present to talk during live cut ins—will get them involved in games, etc. Will invite the public via these radio ads—expect a slightly higher count PARKING FOR RADIO VAN—brittney is working with parking on this—where is our first choice for them to park?
Radio host and marketing rep will be coming to Seasons for lunch beforehand to see/taste/experience it—can we feed them a free lunch? That way they can say “I tried this, I tried that, etc.” Cost: $1300
Events/Activities—to take place in Harvest Room Herb Guessing—How to do this? Compost display of what a pile of rubble can be reduced to in size (good idea Bethany!) o Compostable materials, pulp to actual compost with flowers—very educational Survey—Fill out survey and get shirt o Paper and/or e‐survey at station o Brittney will print surveys Possibly a display of what foods are in season when—would need Jonathan/Darrin help Create slideshow of Seasons renovation pictures to play on big screen—if big screen will work! Probably run off Brittney’s I‐pod Additional games/activities? Prizes Mac Book Pro Computer Meal Plan Bike I‐pods—raffle I‐tunes gift cards—raffle Must they be present to win?—need to check with University Legal Brittney to get slips of paper for raffle CY Appearance—Brittney will check into Get him to appear for two hours CY needs a changing room in the area Desserts
Fancy cake Signature Crème B.
o Will need signage for this‐‐Brittney Grand Opening Advertising Table tents—Brittney Weeks of Sept. 14‐17 and following week In all dining centers, HMC, Clyde’s and Hub
Flyers/Posters—Brittney In all residence halls, dining centers and retail Facebook—Brittney Create event Twitter—Brittney “Tweet” about it Ads—Brittney Daily ads Sept. 18,21 & 22