Decorations create the environment for the event. The environment can convey culture, mood, or an attitude, and is instrumental in meeting goals and communicating the theme. Table center- pieces, serving line set-up, back drops and stage decorations all add to the environment.

When determining the Decoration plan, these items should be taken into consideration:

  • Stage Set-up
  • Food Area Set-up
  • Colors
  • Costumes
  • Lighting
  • Room capabilities and limitations

The Chair of the Decorations sub-committee is responsible for:

  • Convening a committee
  • Setting meeting times and agendas
  • Supporting the development of a Decorating plan
  • Communicating the Decorating plan to the Event Committee
  • Identifying needed human and monetary resources
  • Creating a planning and decorations time line
  • Assigning tasks to committee members
  • Communicating with the Facility
  • Schedule preparation and decorating times
  • Communicating the need of volunteers to Volunteer Committee Chair
  • Overseeing the prep and decorating
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of the Decorating plan
  • Thanking all of the participants

The Committee is responsible for:

  • Creating a Decorating Plan
  • Identifying needed supplies
  • Identifying where products can be purchased
  • Purchasing products
  • Making, building, creating decorations
  • Decorating
  • Clean-up after event
  • Securing reusable decorations