Event planning involves a lot of etiquette considerations, no matter how formal or informal the occasion. From the design of your online invitations to the dress code, the menu you design to the decor, there are norms and “golden rules” to consider for every aspect of wedding planning. Your RSVP response wording is no different! While more and more event hosts have shifted to using online RSVP forms, event management websites, and other less traditional methods of event planning, your corporate event, reunion, or wedding RSVP wording is still often expected to reflect some traditional elements that long pre-date online event management.
But why should you care about such a small detail when you have so many other things to plan? Why is worth taking a minute to choose the right RSVP response wording? Here are just a few reasons:
Now that we know why RSVP wording is such an often overlooked but important detail, here are 15 great response card wording examples for you to use as you’d like. We’ve divided them into traditional and more clever/modern categories to give you some options that can fit any event, no matter how formal or informal.
Don’t love any of the choices on either list? Well, there’s no reason you can’t draft up an original or unique RSVP response wording choice of your own. Use this list as inspiration, and just make sure that your guests know which option indicates their attendance clearly. Happy event planning!