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The Operation Behind Successful Events
The growth of special events industry has grown for the past decade. This fact is from a research which is recently conducted. Why is it a necessity for people to hire a party planner to make their event successful? People tend to hire a party planner because they lack confident I their selves when it comes to planning an event, for they think that they don’t have enough knowledge like party planners do. Independent planners can step in and give these special events the attention they deserve.
How to become an event planner? Planners are often people who got their start in one particular aspect of special events. Business owners had a successful catering company before he decided to plan entire events. There are lots of planners who have the same situations. This is the reason why party planners do not only organize events, but they also provide other services.
While other party planners join other party planning companies before they make their own. Consider getting a degree or certificate from a local university in event planning or management. However, there are other groups such as the Meeting Professionals International or commonly known as MPI who offers educational opportunities about event planning and management.
Working as a Certified Special Events Professional or commonly known as CSEP, the same with being a Certified Meeting Planner or known as CMP is also considerable. These designations are given out by ISES and MPI, respectively. Many corporations, and some members of the general public, look for these designations when hiring planners. Thus, people who are considered as CSEP or CMP are also considered to be professionals and have sufficient knowledge in party planning since they undergo a long process of studying.
Event planning services consider two markets, and they are the corporate and social market. Charities and non-profit organizations are being handled by the corporate market. Charities and nonprofit organizations host gala fundraisers, receptions and athletic competitions, among other events, to expand their public support base and raise funds. Large events requires expertise and specialized planning experience, however, you have to start with small local events.
However social events are those of reunions, birthday parties, debut, sweet sixteen and wedding. You may decide to handle all these events or just specialize in one or more of them.
As a general rule, social events involve more weekends and holidays than corporate events do. However the type of event and the area where it should be help can affect its “on” and “off” season. However, no matter what your specialization (with the exception of parties for young children), you can count on working at least some evenings as you coordinate and supervise events. However, planning those events usually happen during business hours.