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Decorating for the Holidays Part 1: The Guide to Giant Holiday Bows

Posted by on 10/15/2018
It’s that time of year again! The warm weather is fading. Soon the snow will hit the ground and it will be too cold and too late to decorate. 

We are here for you and want to make sure you are ahead of the competition with our help! 

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month - A Cure Worth Fighting For

Posted by on 9/26/2018

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), also known as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). BCAM is a yearly campaign that brings focus to the importance of regular testing, screening, and education about the disease in hopes to raise funds for the cause, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment research.

Small? Giant? Gold? Pink? – Picking Out the Perfect Pair of Scissors for Your Next Ribbon Cutting!

Posted by on 9/6/2018

In preparing to start your own business or open your doors for the first time, there are literally thousands of details to consider. In all the hustle and bustle one of the most important components, the Grand Opening, is often overlooked or minimized. This event is an extremely important marketing activity for your business. "Your Grand Opening is the only chance to make a 'first impression' on the community, neighbors, future customers, dignitaries, elected officials, social media and for that matter, the entire world." But where do you start?

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – Show you support kids with cancer by sporting gold

Posted by on 8/29/2018
In 2012, President Barack Obama made a presidential proclamation recognizing September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Wearing gold ribbons, clothing, or decorating in gold is the simplest way to show your support for Childhood Cancer Awareness.

Our awareness ribbons, bows, and all other accessories are available in gold.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month - They Aren't just for kids.

Posted by on 7/30/2018
August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Contrary to popular belief, immunizations are not just for kids. To be protected against serious illnesses, like measles and pneumonia, adults need to be vaccinated.

Golden Openings Subliminally Featured in the "The Chamber of Commerce Musical"!

Posted by on 7/24/2018

Golden Openings name and products humbled and honored to be subliminally featured in the "The Chamber of Commerce Musical"!

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month - What You Need to Know & How to Help

Posted by on 6/26/2018

July is National Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. An estimated 300,000+ children have been diagnosed with some form of Juvenile Arthritis.

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.

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.

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