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Events Planner – Who is an Events Planner?

Written By: thinkeventsplanning - May• 10•11

An Events Planner is someone who has the professional know-how to run weddings, social events or corporate events from start to finish.  Someone who has the ability to work in a fast-pace environment  with the ability to handle stress extremely well, while remaining very pleasant and enthusiastic!

An Events planner is one who does the setting and managing of the budget, logistics, selecting the event day and location.   The Events Planner has the ability to develop an event theme, location infrastructure (staffing resources, crowd control, guest needs, electricity, lighting, furniture and decor, cleanup crews, transportation, finishing crew,  medical, etc)

The event planner creates programs and time-lines and is very organized, and has great communication skills.

Event planners work long and non-traditional hours behind the scenes  planning and executing all details  involved in a  weddings, or meetings  including seminars, conferences, trade shows, employee retreats, incentive programs, golf outings, conventions, and assemblies.

A Successful Event Planners will be proficient in these areas:

  1. Verbal and written communications
  2. Organization and time management
  3. Project management and multi-tasking
  4. Self-starter and team player
  5. Great Computer Applications Skills
  6. Detail oriented and deadline driven
  7. Calm, pleasant and collective  under pressure
  8. Negotiation Skills
  9. Budget  Development and Management
  10. Staff  Management

When looking to hire an events planner be sure they are efficient in these areas:

  1. Location Scouting
  2. Venue selecting (Ceremony & Reception)
  3. Catering (On/Off Prem)
  4. Production (Wedding & Social Events)
  5. Know great Photographers and Videographers
  6. Entertainment Market
  7. Marketing and Public Relations
  8. Interpersonal skills with all levels of Staff and  Management
  9. Unique guest gifts/favors
  10. Transportation Selecting
  11. Hotel/Lodging
  12. Conference Services

TTT Events Planning, LLC

Call – 347-351-8897

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