Author(s): Stefanie Lewis
A time saving, step-by-step guide for planning corporate events, office social functions and conferences for the busy assistant. So, you've been asked to organise the sales conference? Or the office Christmas function ... and your boss expects you to juggle all this around your normal workload. Don't despair. Organising events isn't always about coordinating big fundraising balls or product launches. From the weekly sales team meeting, to a fundraising dinner or four-day industry conference, events are a business tool used to communicate a particular message in a unique way. Event planning is no easy task, but this handy little how-to guide takes you through the entire process step by step. From establishing a budget, choosing a theme, selecting a venue and sending out invitations, to organising caterers and security, Events Made Simple will make organising your next office function a breeze. Helpful checklists and templates throughout ensure that no essential detail in your planning is overlooked. Table of Contents: Introduction Acknowledgements Chapter One Getting started Chapter Two Who to invite and where to have it Chapter Three Eating and entertainment Chapter Four Invitations, handouts and booklets Chapter Five Venue Plans, room decorations and gifts Chapter Six Other things to consider Chapter Seven Countdown to the big day Chapter Eight After the event Appendix 1 Templates Appendix 2 Helpful websites About the Author: Stefanie Lewis has a Certificate in Marketing, a Masters of Art Administration and a wealth of on-the-job experience in event planning.