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Author Allen, Judy, 1952-

Title The business of event planning : behind-the-scenes secrets of successful special events / Judy Allen.

Publication Info. Toronto : J. Wiley & Sons, 2002.


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 Axe Books 24x7 Business E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Print version record.
Contents The Strategic Planning of Event Design -- External Objectives -- Internal Objectives -- Day One Client Itinerary -- Day Two Client Itinerary -- Day Three Client Itinerary -- Day Four Client Itinerary -- Day Five Client Itinerary -- Day Six Client Itinerary -- Day Seven Client Itinerary -- Preparing the Proposal -- The Proposal Request -- The Qualification Meeting -- The Proposal -- Proposal Preparation: The Initial Steps -- Making Contact With Key Suppliers -- Proposal Preparation -- The Body of the Proposal -- Cover Letter -- Destination Review -- Transportation Requirements -- Hotel Information -- Day-by-Day Detailed Itinerary -- Grid -- Cost Summary Sheet -- Detailed Program Inclusions -- Program Options and Enhancements -- Company Profile -- Backup Material -- Management Fees -- Four Types of Fees -- Contractual Negotiations With Suppliers -- Negotiating With Suppliers -- Client Contracts -- The Three Rules of Contracts -- Areas Covered in the Client Contract -- Payment -- Liability and Responsibility -- Dates and Other Details -- Food and Beverage Hazards -- Technical Riders and Other Requirements -- Doing Your Homework -- Safety and Security -- Travel Information -- Checklists for Out of Town Events -- Ensuring Client Safety -- Other Safety Issues -- New Areas of Consideration for Safety and Security -- Event Planning Technology Tools and Emerging Trends -- Event Planning Technology Options -- Multicultural and Foreign Event Planning -- Local Customs, Protocol and Etiquette -- Religious Beliefs.
Summary Practical tools and expert advice for professional event plannersBefore planning an event, there is much that must be done behind the scenes to make the event successful. Before any thought is even given to timing or location of the event, before the menus are selected and the decor designed, there are proposals to be written, fees and contracts to be negotiated, and safety issues to be considered. This book takes you behind the scenes of event planning and explains every aspect of organizing and strategic planning. This book will be of value to both the professional event planner and to clien.
Subject Special events -- Planning.
Événements spéciaux -- Planification.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Customs & Traditions.
Special events -- Planning. (OCoLC)fst01128927
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Allen, Judy, 1952- Business of event planning : behind-the-scenes secrets of successful special events. Toronto : J. Wiley & Sons, 2002 047083188X (DLC) 2002510660
ISBN 047083188X
9780470963784 (electronic bk.)
0470963786 (electronic bk.)
9780470963791 (electronic bk.)
0470963794 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000046286643
CHNEW 000640942
NZ1 14520103

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