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Event Management For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-59112-3
Paperback
330 pages
November 2013
US $26.99 Add to Cart

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started 5

Chapter 1: Why Put on An Event? 7

Chapter 2: Knowing Your Audience 17

Chapter 3: Deciding on the Type of Event To Put On 27

Chapter 4: Managing Your Team to Manage Your Event 53

Chapter 5: Budget Planning and Management 75

Part II: Planning Your Event’s Look and Feel 101

Chapter 6: Crafting the Message 103

Chapter 7: Designing the Experience 115

Chapter 8: Making Sure People Know about Your Event 141

Part III: When, Where and Who: The Devil’s in the Detail 161

Chapter 9: Timings, Timings, Timings 163

Chapter 10: Deciding Where to Hold Your Event 185

Chapter 11: Who Does What: Front and Back of House 213

Part IV: Considering Potential Problems 225

Chapter 12: Keeping Healthy, Safe and Secure 227

Chapter 13: Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail! Contingency Planning 253

Part V: On the Day and Beyond 265

Chapter 14: Measuring the Success of Your Event 267

Chapter 15: Building on the Event 281

Part VI: The Part of Tens 287

Chapter 16: Ten Types of Suppliers You Need in Your Address Book 289

Chapter 17: Ten Online Resources For Event Planners 293

Chapter 18: Ten Things to Have in Your Event Kit during the Build and Show Day 297

Chapter 19: About Ten Tips for Building a Career in Event Management 301

Index 305

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