We are hosting a cocktail reception at a business conference. We are looking for you to help us create an invitation email template to distribute to the attendees.
Our goal is to invite the CEOs of growing technology companies to come meet other entrepreneurs as well as speak to members of our team. This offers us a great opportunity to socialize with exciting companies and build the foundation for us to work with them at some point in the future.
Historically we've used an email template (attached as 2012 Invitation Email - Inc 5000.JPG) with minimal graphics. This year, we have decided to go with an HTML invitation layout, similar to the file "Invitation example - TripleTree.JPG" file. We want an invitation that is professional and classy, but also eye-catching and suggests it will be a fun time - which it will be!
We are not associated with Inc, so we cannot use the Inc 5000 logo. But, you can get a sense of the culture of the event from their website: http://conference.inc.com/about/. Fun, celebratory, engaging, and inspiring are a few concepts that come to mind.
I have attached several high res versions of our logo along with instructions on how to use them (Logo 2012.zip). Please do your best to adhere to the guidelines when designing the invitation.
Format: we would like something that is similar to the Exhibit A example - fits mostly on one screen, minimal text, and the opportunity to RSVP by clicking on a link. We would also like the capability of downloading an Outlook calendar invite with all of the details. Please do not create something that looks exactly like the Exhibit A example provided - I would like this to be original and professionally done.
We're going to use Vertical Response, so the format of the output would ideally be HTML.
Content: I have attached a word document that includes all of the content for now. We may edit this later, but please use this to fill out the invitation. You can use the 2012 invitation email file to get more ideas for content if necessary.