An advocate for education in the event planning industry, Larissa Schultz. A college adjunct professor, she teaches event management & meeting planning.
In this episode we get Larissa's advice for people interested in entering the event planning field.
Don't think Event Planning 101 as just for the beginner though! The information is a great refresher for the seasoned planner as well.
By the end of this interview you will learn:
- How Larissa got started in event planning.
- The benefits of working for someone else.
- Recommendations for getting started.
- What to expect if starting your own event planning company.
- The value of a career plan.
- Vital components of an event.
- An overview of different styles of events.
- Event planning terminology you should know.
- Examples of incorporating objectives into your plan.
- An important part of an RFP that is often overlooked.
- The value of setting up quality vendor relationships.
- Tips for room set up …
- Tips for venue inspections …
- and much, much, more!
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