Every event, no matter the size, has a lot of details to keep track of and a lot of decisions to make in order for the event to be successful. If event planning is not your full time job, then you have to balance keeping track of these event details/decisions with the rest of your responsibilities. To help make sure everything is on track for your events (and nothing slips through the cracks) we are sharing our four favorite tools to help keep you organized and sane while planning your event.
So you're looking to book an event and you have no idea where to start. If this was the early 2000s, you might make a list of potential venues, call up the venues and schedule a visit, make an extensive spreadsheet with prices and details and then eventually pick one and begin the planning process with the venue manager. I was not booking events in the early 2000s (I was in elementary school), but this sounds like a lot of unnecessary work.
Planning an event is tough. What makes it even tougher (besides finding a venue, inviting guests, etc) is that the events industry uses a lot of confusing jargon.
Topics: Event Planning
Whether you're rooting for the Patriots or the Falcons, or just looking for an excuse to drink, the Super Bowl is quickly approaching and the party planning stage is now. If you want to up your street cred with your friends as the official party person, I've got a few ideas that will give you a name for yourself.
Now that 2017 is in full swing, it's time to start thinking about how you'll go about building strong relationships that will last the entirety of the year. One of my favorite parts about working with clients was engaging in activities and enjoying meals together. I found that being together outside of a meeting environment allowed everyone to loosen up and really get to know eachother. However, I know how hard it can be to continually try to find new things to entertain your clients and make your events stand out from the rest of the competition.