That's how I have described the "fall season" for the past 22 years. How about you? Is it "event season" for you too?
This week, my team and I are delivering our final major conference of 2016 - and we have one small one left in November...in just a few days, things are going to slow down......whew!
In the spirit of being "in the midst of chaos"....I thought I would "circle back" to a few blog posts I wrote a while ago.
POINTS FOR PLANNERS: WORKING WITH CLIENTS
Event planners work with a variety of clients with a range of requirements. Whether you are organizing a small annual meeting or preparing everything for a massive convention, your success lies in the details and good customer relations..... read more here.
EVENT PLANNERS: WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN WORKING WITH A CONTRACT
Contracts for events can be very complex. Most often they are supplied by the venue and tailored to the venue’s needs. Obviously, this isn’t a best-case scenario for you, the event planner. You want a contract that protects you and verifies the terms you negotiated through the venue already. Here are some basic things to look for when.......read more here.
WHERE DO I START? 5 KEYS TO DETERMINE WHAT IS MOST IMPORTANT IN A CLIENT'S CONTRACT
The last thing you want to be is an event planner that conducts business with nothing more than a handshake and a verbal promise — you would be surprised how often this is done — but it neither benefits you or the client. Contracts are essential, but it is often difficult to balance the needs of your client, and cover ....... read more here.