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Ceremonial Event Hot List 2018: Kimberly Baeth of Golden Openings Shares the Latest, Greatest in Ceremonial Events!

Posted by on 5/30/2018

Inventor of the first and original giant ceremonial scissors that cut, Kimberly Baeth, of Golden Openings, shares her most requested and booked ceremonial events that they do each every day around the world, the products they manufacture, customize and sell and what a business should do for each one.

Why have a ceremonial event? Are you a new start-up? A new franchise owner? Are you a new business, re-opening your business after a fire or expansion or new phase? A business that is celebrating a merger with another company? A business that changed its name or moved? All of the above are reasons to celebrate!

Answers might include:
o To introduce your business to the public.
o To increase awareness and educate the public about your business.
o To build or strengthen personal relationships with VIPs, the Chamber of Commerce, business owners, vendors, customers and the public.
o To thank employees.
o To draw traffic to your business and let them know your new address.
o To create a unique celebration that attracts media coverage.

Our Customer, Domino's, Really Knows How To Be Creative!

Posted by on 5/29/2018
Some of our customers can be so creative!


One of our favorite clients, Domino's, is opening 150 thousand "Hot Spot" locations that customers can have their pizza delivered to, including beaches, roadside attractions, and dog parks!

June is PTSD Awareness Month - Symptoms, Causes, and Showing Support

Posted by on 5/24/2018


Each month, many causes are brought to the forefront to help raise awareness.

The month of June has many prominent causes, but this year we’d like to focus on one.

PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Why Should You Open Your Convention, Conference, or Trade Show With A Ribbon Cutting?

Posted by on 5/17/2018
When opening your conference, trade show or convention, you should always do so with a bang, leaving a memorable first impression on your attendees.

There is no better way to do so, then with a ribbon cutting! 

Celebrities, Celebrity Endorsements and more!

Posted by on 3/20/2018
There are thousands upon thousands of celebrities that have used our giant scissors. We couldn’t begin to name them all, but we’ll list a few and what they opened, along with some fun photos.

Unique Ribbon Cutting Ideas

Posted by on 3/12/2018
Creative event planners, like us at Golden Openings, can make a venue grand opening more of an occasion and an unforgettable experience. As you know, and should have figured out by now, we are so much more than a website selling ceremonial supplies!

Here are some grand openings that have elevated the event type. 
You name it, we have done it!

What is the Best Ribbon for Ribbon Cuttings?

Posted by on 1/19/2018

Today we are going to teach you all about picking the perfect grade of ribbon for an excellent cut every time at your grand opening or ribbon cutting event!

Top 10 VIP Keepsakes For Your Groundbreaking Event

Posted by on 1/11/2018

When the VIPS and partners leave your Groundbreaking, you want them to take along a tangible reminder of the event.

Ordering novelty items with your business name, address, phone number, and logo is a perfect way to provide results.

Top 5 Fun Event Ideas for Your Company Holiday Party

Posted by on 12/21/2017

Holiday office parties are a great way to let your employees, and yourself, unwind from the stresses of work and create a happy work environment. 

If you're looking for more things to do besides just going to dinner, here's a list of 5 ideas that are sure to help make your festivity a success. 

Going Greek May Be the KEY to Success in the Real World

Posted by Abby Doerring on 9/1/2017



Is Greek life for them? What are the advantages? 

From Blender Parts to State-of-the-Art

Posted by Madison Denkinger on 4/5/2017 to News
From Blender Parts to State-of-the-Art

It's clear that Shade Tree Auto has come a long way from using old kitchen appliances to fix cars. 

A Deeper Meaning Behind a Timeless Tradition

Posted by Madison Denkinger on 3/24/2017 to News
A Deeper Meaning Behind a Timeless Tradition
Just when we thought we knew all there was to know about ribbon cuttings, a local event that we helped plan gave us a little cultural perspective on the tradition! 

The Importance of February 22

Posted by Madison Denkinger on 2/22/2017 to News
The Importance of February 22
February 22 isn't just National Margarita Day, it's also the anniversary of Golden Openings being incorporated! This year we are celebrating 20 years of successful business!

An Event to Remember: Grand Opening for the Dave Ward Building

Posted by Madison Denkinger on 2/14/2017
An Event to Remember: Grand Opening for the Dave Ward Building
The Crime Stoppers of Houston recently put on a successful event for the grand opening of their new headquarters, the Dave Ward Building. Hearing about the success and the pride this well-known organization has for their accomplishment couldn't make us happier, this is why we love the business we are in!

Announcing Our New and Improved Mission Statement!

Posted by Madison Denkinger on 10/3/2016 to News
Announcing Our New and Improved Mission Statement!
We are excited to share with you our newly revised mission statement!

Maddie's Internship Experience

Posted by Maddie Huntley on 8/29/2016 to News
Maddie's Internship Experience
Golden Openings offers annual and semi-annual paid internships as well as participates in Waukee High School’s "School to Work" program. We think it's imperative to teach the students working at GO the value of giving back and serving others, as we encourage them to participate in community activities, as well as do their jobs. Our 2016 summer intern, Maddie Huntley, a Waukee High School junior, had an extraorindary summer while working with us at our Iowa Headquarter's office. Read what she has to say about her fun and educational experience at Golden Openings!

Golden Openings and Chambers of Commerce

Posted by Kimberly Baeth on 5/28/2016
Golden Openings and Chambers of Commerce
Golden Openings is excited to announce they are a new member of The Association for Chamber of Commerce Executives and will be heading to Georgia in August for their convention. #ACCE2016 At the convention they will be rolling out: "This is Where it $tart$" a chamber appreciation program. This super simple give back program that promises to generate a valuable source of non-dues revenue for each chamber.

Creative Ribbon Cuttings

Posted by Kimberly Baeth on 3/18/2016 to News
Creative Ribbon Cuttings

Ribbon Cuttings don’t always have to feature ribbon and big scissors. Now who would have thought the first person to invent real working scissors and wide custom ribbon would ever say that? 

Beautifying Your Campus and Cities with Sculptures

Posted by Kimberly Baeth on 2/19/2016 to News
Beautifying Your Campus and Cities with Sculptures

If you need a quote on your next beautification project, we can help. From concept to completion, we work together to bring your make your ideas reality. Whether you are commissioning a large or small, public or private sculpture, the process remains the same. We specialize in sculptures that are larger than life, cast in resin, bronze, aluminum, and other materials.

Ground Breaking Check-Off List

Posted by Kimberly Baeth on 1/22/2016 to News
Ground Breaking Check-Off List
Congratulations on scheduling your ground breaking! When preparing for the big day there are hundreds of details to consider and with all the hustle and bustle, some of the most important aspects are often overlooked. Remember, you only have one chance to make a great first impression, and we want to help you make it count!

Add More WOW to Your Event!

Posted by Kimberly Baeth on 12/18/2015 to News
Add More WOW to Your Event!
Add more WOW to your event, here's how!

Balloons Add More FUN to Your Event

Posted by Kimberly Baeth on 11/20/2015 to News
Balloons Add More FUN to Your Event

If you want to take an ordinary event and add a little fun, balloons are a quick way to add an element of excitement. It is a proven fact that they draw attention to your event, too. Just look at the before and after photos in our flyers, and see for yourself.

Ground Breaking, Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening, Oh MY!

Posted by Kimberly Baeth on 10/23/2015 to News
Ground Breaking, Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening, Oh MY!

We found this photo on a site that claims to be the premier source for ground breaking and ribbon cutting supplies. Clearly, they sell products, but have they ever really been to an event? Likely, no. To help ease the confusion may be out in the marketplace, we will provide definitions of all three events for you.  

Make History with Your Grand Opening

Posted by Kimberly Baeth on 9/18/2015 to News
Make History with Your Grand Opening

At Golden Openings, we didn’t necessarily invent the Ribbon Cutting or the Grand Opening, but we certainly made them come to life! These meaningful marks in time have been happening for centuries. Surprisingly, before we started our business you couldn’t find any of the ceremonial supplies to accomplish your goals at your event. Since our grand opening in 1997, we have helped millions of business owners around the world get out of the starting gate in style and make history with their business and event. 

Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening Check-Off List

Posted by Kimberly Baeth on 8/21/2015 to News

Congratulations on scheduling your ribbon cutting! When preparing for the big day there are hundreds of details to consider and with all the hustle and bustle, some of the most important aspects are often overlooked. Remember, you only have one chance to make a great first impression, and we want to help you make it count!

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