Become an Event Planner
an Event Planning Job or
having an exciting high-paying job that lets you use your creativity
to organize important events. Welcome to the world of event planning!
an Event Planning Business
event planner is a professional who organizes events. When you think
of an "event" you may think of something fabulous, such as the:
planners are needed for all these events. However, event planners
also work on thousands of smaller events. Any time people gather
together for a purpose, someone is needed to oversee all the details
to ensure the event happens and that it is a success. That someone could
Year's festivities in Times Square
other major events
you get a job as an event planner or start an event planning business,
you might specialize in planning particular
types of events, such as social events or business meetings,
or you might be hired to plan a variety of events. Which
types of events would you like to get paid to plan?
are few jobs that offer so many benefits. As an event planner (also
known as a special events planner, meeting planner, events coordinator,
or events organizer) you will have a job that is fun, interesting,
of directors meetings
types of events
you start your own event planning business you can enjoy the freedom
of being your own boss. Self-employed event planners may earn $25 to
$150 or more per hour depending on their market.
long as you have the desire, you can become an event planner, and
get a job as an event planner or start an event planning business. No special
education or experience is necessary to break into event planning and succeed.
you would like to get an event planning job or start an event planning
business, the FabJob Guide to Become an
Event Planner is for you! In this guide
you will discover how you can get started and succeed in the exciting
career of professional event planning.
of this guide are expert event planners who have planned hundreds of
events in more than two dozen cities throughout North America.
Their experience ranges from planning social events to business meetings
to public events attracting thousands of people.
over 15 years, lead author Jan Riddell has planned a variety of
events ranging from annual meetings to family reunions to television premieres.
In this guide Jan and her co-authors share with you their own experiences
as well as
insider tips and
expert advice from other successful
event planners. The event industry professionals who share advice in this
guide covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to become
an event planner, including:
special events director of a convention center that attracts close
to 3 million visitors annually
president of a company that plans events for corporate clients
former general manager of TBA Global Events, a company whose clients
include IBM, McDonald's, Nestle, Nike and Ford
to Plan Events
for organizing a successful event (includes many helpful samples
you can use in event planning):
an Event Planning Job
How to do a client consultation
(includes a list of sample questions to ask clients)
Carrying out the preliminary
steps in event planning:
Setting objectives for
Choosing a date for the
Deciding who to invite
to the event
Creating a theme for
Preparing a timeline schedule
for the event
Budgeting for the event
(includes a sample budget and budget planning form)
Choosing a place where
the event will take place (the venue)
Finding and selecting reputable
vendors (e.g. transportation, food services, audiovisual, and other
and celebrities for your events
to get companies to sponsor your event or donate products
your event to get people to attend (includes ways to get free publicity
for your events)
plans to help you avoid event disasters
to negotiate contracts and save money
the success of the event
Your Own Event Planning Business
more than 20 types of employers that hire event planners and how
to contact them, including:
to find job openings for event planners
event planning jobs are advertised
job openings through referrals
to create an event planning job with your current employer or a
about recruiters or employment agencies that find jobs for experienced
to write a winning resume including sample resumes for:
changer (this sample shows how to create an impressive resume
a degree or previous paid event planning experience)
to prepare a cover letter including a sample letter to apply for
an event planning job
to create an impressive portfolio even if you have no previous paid
event planning experience
How to quickly get event planning
experience and credentials to help you get hired as an event
Internships (plus how
to get an internship if you are not a student)
in event planning
Event planning for your current
Other opportunities for
event planning experience
in event planning plus ways you can get educational credentials
more quickly and less expensively
event planning experience you already have (even planning birthday
to help you ace the interview
to prepare for an interview (what to bring, what to wear, and more)
of questions to expect
up after an event planner job interview (includes a sample thank you
a job offer (includes resources with salary information to
help in salary negotiations)
you will discover:
to start a part-time or full-time event planning business for little or
about business matters affecting an event planning company including
insurance, licenses, legal structures, etc.
to include in the business plan for your event planning company
(with links to business plan writing resources)
a name for your event planning business
to set up an office for your event planning business
track of your finances (includes information about start-up expenses
for an event planning business)
your event planning services, with an overview of:
fees (or project fees)
(charging clients a fee based on the cost of the event)
event management fees
paid by vendors
ways you might want to be paid for your event planning services
to invoice clients (includes a sample invoice)
a deposit before you start planning an event
reimbursed for expenses
to include in a client contract or agreement
to market your event planning services effectively through advertising
promotional opportunities for your event planning business
to effectively market event planning services to corporate clients
you need to know about preparing proposals for event planning work
incredible source of revenue that many event planners overlook (and
that you can take advantage of)
for your event planning business (sample contracts, sample
sample letters, sample proposal, and more)
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to get creative ideas for events
to develop the skills you will need as an event planner, including
to be certified as a "professional" event planner
Samples of what you need
to become an event planner and start an event planning business, including:
Sample questions to ask clients
when doing an event consultation
Sample event planning meeting
Sample event timeline
Sample event day itinerary
Sample event budget form
Sample room set-ups
Sample site survey sheet (to
evaluate event sites)
Sample venue confirmation letter
Sample questions to ask vendors
Sample press release for an
Sample letter seeking a donation
for an event
Sample resumes for event planners
Sample cover letter for an event
Sample thank you letter
Sample script of what to say
when talking to prospective clients
Sample marketing letters
Sample reference letter for
an event planner
Sample consulting contracts
(sample letter of engagement and sample agreement)
Sample event evaluation form
to templates for creating business stationery and marketing materials
and checklists to help you keep track of the event budget, venue, tasks,
more! (including free updates)
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