40th Birthday Invitations Ideas

40th Birthday Invitations

How about we get to the point. In terms of 40th birthday invitations, professionals and non-professionals alike can utilized standard invitations. These include standard and premium paper invitations, luxurious and die-cut paper stock, online ecards, one fits all video invitations and invitation templates for coordinating the party. The same approach pertains to company and interpersonal events along with unique milestones, special events, fundraising events and charitable functions. As a creative event planner shouldn’t you be thinking outside the box? It’s time to be different!

Creative 40th Birthday Invitations
Why are creative 40th birthday invitations so important? Because engaging your guest list with your important upcoming event is a must! It’s true that guest engagement is the driving force behind you having a successful event, large or small. However, creativity is what will make it stand out.

There’s just one more piece to this puzzle that makes all the difference in the world. Personalization! If you have ever received a hand-written invitation, the first impression you had was no doubt a sincere feeling of how much you mean to whoever is inviting you. When done correctly, personalized invitations create a buzz and a memorable experience, and, for business, personalized invitations make connections that positively impact any event.

So, how can you up your creativity game and ensure you deliver something unique and original? Think Inside-The-Box — the Gigeo® personalized invitation box!

It’s time to be creative, different and personalize your 40th birthday invitations.


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40th birthday party invites

It’s time to be creative, different and personalize your 40th birthday invitations.

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Need a creative 40th birthday invitations? Watch this personalized invitation by Clint Eastwood (impersonator).
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We use celebrity impersonators to create a memorable guest experience even before the event begins. 

Gigeo® personalized video invitations are special and unique. They increase guest engagement, get their attention, puts a smile on their face, and makes them feel special, important, and motivated to attend your special event.

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40th Birthday Party Invitations Wording Ideas

Here are some invitation wording samples and templates to help get you headed in the right direction.

Note: (The templates below are not video invitation scripts that Gigeo® uses with our celebrity impersonators.)

+ My 40th birthday is getting closer and I am planning to have the party of the year at my place on Sunday, July 24, at 8PM.

+ I personally invite you to please come join us at a dinner party this weekend to help celebrate my 40th birthday on Friday, September 10, at 7:30PM. Please RSVP by [Date].

+ This month is going to be a great one for me as I reach 40 years. Please join the milestone celebration and have a nice drink with me at [Venue] on Sunday, August 20, at 8:30PM. Please RSVP

+ [Name]’s birthday is approaching fast. We are organizing a party at [ ___ ]. Please come join us on Friday, November 26, at 6PM. at [Location]. Be prepared for really great food, cold drinks, beer and wine and a lot of fun! Hope you will celebrate with us!

+ On Sunday, August 8, at 7:30PM. I am hosting a party to celebrate [Name]’s 40th birthday. This party will be unforgettable. Plenty of friendly people, plenty of delicious food, all kinds of cool drinks and excitement! So Please join us at [Venue]. Looking forward to seeing you there!

+ If you want to know the recipe for an amazing 40th birthday? You! Please come join us Saturday, June 7, at 7:30PM. Set your GPS to [Location or Venue]. Come dressed to dance and drink! Please RSVP by [Date].

+ It positively won’t be the same party without you included! For my upcoming 40th birthday, help make it more memorable by joining me to celebrate on Sunday, October 27, at 6:30PM. Please RSVP

+ We’re gathering our friends together for an exciting party to celebrate [Name]’s birthday. Join us on Saturday, May 7, at 9PM for great food dishes, all kinds of cool drinks and a lot of fun! Hope you will celebrate with us!

+ Our best friend [Name] is about to turn 40!. The long and short of it….we need to celebrate this day with [him/her]. Join us Friday, April 3, at 6:30PM. for the Party. Please RSVP

+ We would be honored if you could attend our 40th birthday party for [Name], that we are hosting at [Venue]. We will be serving really great food dishes, great cool drinks and great times for everyone. Drop by and share the moment on [Date].


How To Write A 40th Birthday Invitation?

Are you planning a surprise party, Quinceanera party, movie themed event, company event or maybe a non-traditional wedding? Whatever your reason for planning a party or event, you’ll need to identify all of the important details. Once you are past the initial planning stages, all that’s left is finishing the event planning and sending out the invites.

Sending party and event invitations is the best way to communicate to your guest what the event is about or what it is that you are celebrating.

Guidelines for Writing 40th Birthday Invitations

The following guidelines are the basic questions you need to answer in your 40th birthday invitation. This information can be outlined as the who, what, when, where, and why of the party or event.

Use the wording and design of your 40th birthday invitation to tell the guests why you are throwing the party. For example, if it’s for a birthday party, make sure to include who it’s for and age they are celebrating.

Provide the name of the host for the event or party.

Tell the recipients what the party is all about and what to expect. This may include the description of your theme, activities, and any requests of the guests.

State the date and time of your party or event. Always include the day of the week as well. For instance, Friday October 13th 9PM to Midnight

Be clear on the location. Give the physical address and if off-site, also include the name of the business and phone number for directions.

How to Write A 40th Birthday Party Invitation – 9 Steps
1. Announce you are having a 40th birthday party.
2. Mention for who or what you are having the party or special event for.
3. Personalize your invitations and say it won’t be the same without them.
4. Add detail about the party so that guests know when it is, and what to expect.
5. Let them know what to wear. i.e. cocktail dress, black-tie, business, casual, themed.
6. Include the venue name and address and other pertinent information.
7. Mention that food and drinks will be provided.
8. Request that everyone RSVP by specific date.
9. Tell them how to RSVP. i.e. phone, email, text message or snail mail.


Three essential areas to think about for your event planning.

1. Event and Party Planning Objectives and Goals

The very first step when planning your event is to establish a tangible goal and objective.

Are you aiming to have an attendance of 75, 100 or 700 people? Are you raising money with a financial target for a charity? Are you generating leads at a trade show? Are you having a restaurant grand opening?

Example Goals and Objectives:

+ Increased Community Participation
+ Selling Party Supplies
+ Renting Venue Space
+ Selling Wedding Gowns
+ Attracting Out of State Tourists
+ Increase Staff Loyalty
+ Job Creation
+ Gain More Social Followers

2. Budgeting for Your Event Ideas

+ Small Venues – Restaurant, Bar, Hotel, Ball Room, Brewery, Clubs, Art Gallery, Auction House
+ Large Venues – Arenas, University, Conference Center, Botanical Garden, Beaches, Museum
+ Venue Logistics – Accessibility, Valet Parking, Contracts, Permits, Insurance
+ Invitations – Digital(email), Direct Mail, Priority Mail, Gigeo® Premium Video Invites, Paper
+ Food – Food Trucks, BBQ, Multi-Course Dinner, Donut Boards, Hors D’oeuvres, Wine Bar
+ Drinks – Wine Tasting, Cocktails, Libations, Bartenders, Soft Drinks, Self-Serve Bars
+ Live Entertainment – DJ, Concert, Silent Auction, Photo Booth, Ventriloquist, Celebrity Impersonators
+ Virtual Entertainment – Digital Auctions, Mini Masterclasses, Virtual Escape Room, Virtual Tours
+ Gifts / Giveaways – Luxe Swag Bags, Headphones, Bluetooth Speakers, Touch Screen Gloves, Beach Towels
+ Décor – Tables, Chairs, Fabrics, Flowers, Lighting, Posters, Theme, Balloons, Props, Backdrops
+ Staffing – Security, Hosts, Outsourced Labor, Employees, Volunteers, Emcee
+ Marketing – Video Invitations, Social Media, Conventional Advertising, Influencer Shout-outs
+ Audio Visual – Projectors, Big Screens, Lights, Still Cameras, Video Cameras, Speakers, Microphones
+ The Unknowns – Even the best-planned event will have some additional expenses so don’t get caught off-guard!

3. Publicity, Marketing and Promotion

+ Social Media – YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Snap Chat, Facebook, LinkedIn
+ Press and Media – Sponsors, Write-ups, News, Radio
+ Influencers – Event Calendars, Newsletters, Announcements, Blogs
+ Printed – Postcards, Flyers, Brochures, Billboards, Signage