Day 1 Event
What will the celebration consist of? | How many attending? | Dialing in? | Who will make presentations? | Information welcome packets? | Who will create? | Audio/visual equipment required? | Signage changed? | Who will remove/install? | What will employees receive on Day 1? (Badges, IDs, Business Cards, Phone Cards, Credit Cards, Building/Parking Access Cards, etc.) …
Day 1 Plan (By Site)
- Date? (Close + how many hours/days)
- Description? What will the celebration consist of?
- Single celebration or shifts?
- How many attending? Dialing in?
- Who will make presentations?
- Anticipated questions?
- Gifts? Who will order?
- Information welcome packets? Who will create?
- How will employees be notified? What about those who miss the event?
- Audio/visual equipment required?
- Other needs? (Chairs, tables, lighting, stage, etc.)
- Decoration? Who will decorate?
- Food and drink? Who will order?
- Signage changed? Who will remove/install?
- What else will employees receive on Day 1? (Badges, IDs, Business Cards, Phone Cards, Credit Cards, Building/Parking Access Cards, etc.)
- How will the success of Day 1 be measured/assessed?
Day 1 Plan (By Function)
- Close Deal
- Begin Notification cascade as soon as deal closes
- Ensure all themes and logos are designed and approved
- Plan Day 1 Celebrations
- Order gifts for employees
- Prepare press releases
- Prepare employee Welcome Packets
- Design Day 1 Presentations for Executives
- Post FAQs to website
- Check new organization charts for accuracy
- Brief executives on approved selection and severance processes for site
- Brief executives on any comp and benefits changes at site
- Gather feedback from Day 1...