Basic Responsibilities of Meeting and Event Planning

By Susan Friedmann

Part of Meeting and Event Planning For Dummies Cheat Sheet

What does the job of planning a business meeting or event entail? Entire books are dedicated to answering that question, but the following list includes the fundamentals a planner must expect to coordinate:

  • Site selection

  • Hotel accommodations

  • Travel arrangements

  • Food

  • Speakers and entertainment

  • Audiovisual equipment

  • Recreational activities

  • Decorations

  • Printing

  • Gifts and awards

  • Personnel