What is Event Planning?
Event planning, sometimes known as event management, consists of all the activities related to running and coordinating any type of private or corporate events, such as conferences, exhibitions, trade shows, fashion shows, celebrations, ceremonies, product launches, training events, networking events, etc. Event management includes several stages: event design, planning, coordination, execution, follow-up, and evaluation. Common event planning activities include designing and planning an event, budgeting, scheduling, selecting venues and vendors, coordinating event production, contracting speakers and entertainment companies, and planning the event decor. Some companies organize their own events, whereas others outsource event management companies or PR agencies.
Are you hosting a networking event for companies in your industry? Will you be organizing an international conference? Are you planning for the annual party where you will be giving public recognition to your best staff? Event managers can help you create events of all sizes, for any kind of audience. Will you be launching a new product line soon? If so, you will need a professional launch event that showcases the qualities of your products. Are you already thinking about your next fashion show? An experienced event manager can help you design and plan it, from A to Z.
Event management companies rely on seasoned event managers, a large network of suppliers and vendors, as well as event marketing skills. As such, event management companies help you save time and money, while offering you and your guests a flawless experience. By working with an event manager, you will be able to reclaim your time and use it on other important projects. Also, by letting a professional event manager apply their best skills to your event, you will demonstrate your company’s commitment to the values of professionalism and effectiveness.