Importance Of Event Planning

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Event organizing is a social art form. It takes a lot of skill and patience to organize an event. Event organization has a deep history, stretching back thousands of years. Many frustrations can and will occur, but the payoff can be great and rewarding. According to the International Institute of Event Planning, “Event planning is the process of managing a project such as a meeting, convention, tradeshow, ceremony, team building activity, party, or convention. Event planning includes budgeting, establishing timelines, selecting and reserving the event sites, acquiring permits, planning food, coordinating transportation, developing a theme, arranging for activities, selecting speakers and keynotes, arranging for equipment and facilities, managing risk, and developing contingency plans” (What is Event Planning?). There are other benefits along with organizing events. Negotiation, business development, finding new hires, and supporting strong communities. Many of those things can translate from events to one on one meetings. According to Richard Harper and Michael Dominguez “Seven in ten small business owners use face-to-face meetings to engage with community members, while eight in ten use them to build partnerships” (Harper, Dominguez). Along with that it puts out a positive view of you and your business. I personally was involved in helping out with various events, each event took a lot of time and effort. One event I was apart of was with my local library hosting a Star
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