Tips for planning a successful event
In our lifetime, we will plan many events. We will plan birthday parties, anniversary parties, class reunions, holiday parties, graduation parties, and more. During the event, we look in amazement when we see an event planned right, with good lighting, well-attended, and great décor, design, and ambiance. Planning an event can be a challenging and rewarding project. Deadlines, negotiations, conflicts, egos, budget, and time constraints are some things that come with the territory when planning a small scale or corporate event. To plan and have a successful and memorable event, you must pay attention to all details of an event, while seeing the big picture and purpose for the event as a whole. Good event planners pay attention to the littlest details and are great with delegating tasks to individuals committed to carrying out instructions and expectations in a timely manner. Event planners are also great for multitasking. The blueprint for planning a successful event is listed below.
Tips for making your event a WorthyOne Event
Any event you are motivated or inspired to plan should include background research. There is no event size or theme that shouldn’t be researched to gain some insight for how an idea event should look, sound, and what the potential outcome can be. Look at images and videos on social media for ideas and pros and cons. A lot of research that can be done on events is free, and access is available via a phone, computer, and other social media options. All it takes is time and patience and a pen and a pad to take notes and jot down ideas. You may plan your event after looking at the success or challenges of others. You don’t have to implement every idea you read or see, but scouting another event for ideas and thoughts is legal and smart and is a part of the creative process. In addition, you can also attend a similar event to feel the live energy and expound on wants, needs, creativity, and vision for your event. But don’t attend an event and be judgmental and critical of the event. Attend the event, reflect on the event, and after the event, you should walk away with ideas, flyers, pictures, and a ton of notes. This process is called not reinventing the wheel. Work smart and not hard. Don’t overwork yourself. Do the research to find out what has been done and add your own spin and make it work for the event you would like to plan.
Written by Willie Robin Mickell, Jr.