Planning and Managing a Corporate Event

Planning and Managing a Corporate Event


By (author) Karen Lindsey

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  • Publisher: How to Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 316 pages
  • Dimensions: 170mm x 242mm x 24mm | 680g
  • Publication date: 24 May 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1845284615
  • ISBN 13: 9781845284619
  • Sales rank: 476,728

Product description

Includes the Ultimate Tick List, A-Z Survival Guide, 50 Top Tips and Useful Contacts. This book provides comprehensive and expert guidance on planning and managing a corporate event. It is written as a support text for students studying event management and to provide a practical guide for aspiring event organisers along with administrators, secretaries and personal assistants who are required to organise events as part of their job role. Within this book and its numerous check lists you will discover how to: - become a proficient event organiser and consistently achieve excellent results with the least amount of fuss, stress and worry - consider the step-by-step process from beginning to end for a wide range of events including conferences, award ceremonies, parties, team building, activities, family fun days and press and product launches. - deliberate all aspects of an event including the event brief, location, costing, theming and logistics - apply Health & Safety standards without the headache and take Sustainability measures in your stride - competently manage the event on site including tips on what to do when things don't go to plan - avoid time-consuming and frustrating pitfalls.

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Author information

Karen Lindsey is a respected industry professional with twenty four years' experience of planning and managing award winning, high profile events for blue chip companies and celebrity functions. Karen also guest lectures at universities on the subject and provides consultancy support to companies and locations.

Review quote

'Given the complexities of event organising, having this book by one's side will undoubtedly provide great comfort and support' Marketing Director Warner Music Entertainment. 'Offers a real practical reference point on the basic essentials of events management for students.' Programme Leader - Bournemouth University.

Table of contents

About the Author; Preface; Introduction; The step-by-step process; Chapter 1: Innovation; Chapter 2: Organisation; Chapter 3: Overall Event Design; Chapter 4: Concluding Organisation; Chapter 5: On Site; Chapter 6: Post Event; Chapter 7: Health and Safety; Chapter 8: Components and Considerations; - Help is at Hand!; Chapter 9: Fifty Top Tick Tricks; Chapter 10: The A-Z survival Guide; Chapter 11: Your tool box; Chapter 12: The Ultimate Tick List; Chapter 13: Complete Itinerary; Chapter 14: Complete Benchmark Schedule; Helpful Contact Details; Acknowledgements; General Index