Top Questions to Ask Your Event Planner

Every event planner expects to be bombarded with questions, both at the first meeting and throughout the entire process. After all, you are hiring an event planner because you recognize that you don’t know how to go about organizing and hosting an event. However, it is important to have a basic understanding of what it entails so that you can ask the right questions. Here are some of the most popular questions to ask event planners.

Do you take on more than one event at a time?

It is very important to ask your event planner if they take on more than one event at a time. If so, you need to know how they handle multiple events to make sure that all events go off successfully. Some event planners use assistants to help them manage multiple events. If you are okay with a loosely supervised assistant, that might be an option, but often people want the actual talent working their event.

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Top Apps to Help You Plan Your Event

Even if you hire an event planner, planning and managing an event can be quite the chore. The only way to get through this process is to make sure that you are as organized as possible. Mobile apps can be a great way to do that. You can make your notes and updates from anywhere, at any time, and you can instantly share that information with whoever needs to know.

If you are working with an event planner, they may have an app that they recommend or that they primarily use. If you can, working with your event planner on this will help make things go more smoothly. Otherwise, here are a few of the best event planning apps.

Asana

Asana is highly recommended because it allows you to invite people to your event planning meetings and assign them tasks. Everyone can update and access vendor lists, guest lists, and plans. This is a great way to keep everyone connected and informed, as well as to stay very organized with everything in one place.

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4 Tips for Choosing the Right Venue for Your Corporate Event

Whether you are holding an event for your employees or your clients, you want to make sure that you have the right venue for your needs. There are a lot of things to consider when choosing a venue such as size, amenities, and services. Here are four tips for choosing the right venue for your next corporate event.

Start Early

It is important to start looking for a venue early in your planning. Most event planners recommend that you choose your venue at least six months prior to your event to ensure that your desired date and time is available for booking. Starting early also means you’ll have more time to find just the right venue for your needs.

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