What is a Grand Opening Invitation Letter?
When inviting guests to a Grand Opening you are doing so for a few reasons. You want your current customers to visit your business again, you want your neighbors to come into your business to see what you have, you want every one in the community to be aware of your business. There are various categories of grand opening invitation letters that will be required for such an event. Each of this invitation letters must be well crafted to reflect your intentions as well as the benefit to those you are inviting. One set of letters will be needed for your friends and family and previous customers (if any) and another letter for your guests of honor if you have planned your Grand Opening with some special activities in mind.
Here is a sample grand opening invitation letter, inviting one of your friends, or neighbors (your general mailing list) to your Grand opening. Your opening paragraph may need some editing depending on your specific situation, otherwise this letter would make an excellent grand opening invitation letter.
Sample Grand Opening Invitation Letter for a Restaurant
Chop and Quench Restaurant
123 hungry lane, Kessington, Ny
Dear Sally Ann
GRAND OPENING OF OUR NEWLY RENOVATED RESTAURANT
We are happy to announce that our newly renovated restaurant is now ready for your dining pleasure. We are eager to treat you and your family to a unique and cost effective dining experience with our special African Menu and Service.
We are pleased to invite you to celebrate with us on August 13th 20XX at our location at 123 Hungry Road with a free dinner at 6:00pm. Please find a copy of our menu enclosed.
Kindly inform us of your attendance by July 31st either via phone (1-800-888-1234) or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to serving you.
Mary Ann Gulah
This letter is addressed to either a friend or previous customer of the restaurant. The idea behind the letter is that you want these selected people (who have some influence in the community) to come and taste your product (in this case food and service) so that they can pass it on to their circle of influence. This letter may also be sent to other business owners around the community. As you already know, you may chose to use an invitation card in the place of an invitation letter, however letters still have a way of conveying more of a personal touch than a card.
When writing the invitation letter to a guest of honor who would either be presenting a speech at the event or just sitting at the high table, you may need to write another letter stating precisely what they would be doing at the ceremony or celebration and the time they would be doing it. Please view our Guest Speaker Invitation letter for ideas.
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SAMPLE INVITATION LETTER FOR INVITING BUSINESS OWNERS TO THE GRAND OPENING OF A DAYCARE CENTER.
Andola Copy Center
123 Masito Lane, Queens,
New York, USA. 1111111
GRAND OPENING OF TINYTOT DAY CARE CENTER
Andola Copy Center is one of the major contributors to the community of Queens New New York, and we are happy to be doing business with you. I am delighted to inform you that ABC group has started another venture under the name “TINY TOT Day Care Center” within the Queens community.
As you are aware that ABC group has always believed in serving its clients, customers, and other stakeholders with the best of services, the main focus of the daycare would be to provide the much need care and training for the little children in the community while their parents are busy with work. With our new facility we will be able to provide care to 100 new kids from 6 months to 5 years of age.
The opening of our day care center is scheduled for Thursday, January 23, 2016 at 11:00 am. The event will be attended by our close business friends, company members and few parents who have already enrolled their children in our first batch.
We would be extremely grateful if you can make it to the occasion and be a part of our celebration. Kindly inform us of your decision as soon as possible.
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