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How to start an event planning business? (Read 5953 times)
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How to start an event planning business?
May 21st, 2012, 1:35pm
 
I would like to start an event planning business. Planning children birthday parties,adult parties, and small events in Charlotte,N.C. How should I get started and is this a good target group for the area?
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Re: How to start an event planning business?
Reply #1 - May 19th, 2015, 1:08am
 
When it comes to starting a business of any type, you first need to look into the competition and whether or not other people are doing what you want to get started doing.To further illustrate some steps, consider a few tips on how to start an event planning business and use that template to figure out how to traverse the business world from the ground up:

1. Look at your Area and consider the events: The first thing that you need to do is look and see if there are any events planned or taking place in and around the area that you live or want to serve. If you notice that there are a lot of planned options, then you will want to look at how they are being promoted.

2. Start with a website: Before you do anything, consolidated the events that are going on through listings. Set up a site where you could put up listings of what is going on in your area and what you want to focus on towards the future.

3. Invest in an event: After you have started a site that lists events, you may want to throw your name into the proverbial hat of event promoter. Find a venue in your area and speak with management, tell them about your idea and get a date that you want to promote an event on.
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Re: How to start an event planning business?
Reply #2 - Jan 27th, 2016, 5:18am
 
If you social, well organized person then going for an event planning business is great idea. Get all the  other ideas about party planning industry in your area. With the tips given by Divyesh, I also recommend to be flexible and be prepared for unexpected. Smiley

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Re: How to start an event planning business?
Reply #3 - Dec 6th, 2017, 8:37pm
 
Hi. I want to start an event planning business after helping to plan and manage events in the past just for the experience. One of my fears is if I plan a party and after all the marketing and inviting a very low amount of guest show up and the client is looking at a half empty room Undecided? How much of that is on the event planner? How often does that happen and how do planners jump that hurdle?
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