A.J. Steinberg founded Masquerade Events in 1999. Since then she has created amazing events for both private and public clients. Her ability to help charities raise money through events led to the creation of Queen Bee Fundraising.
A.J. shares ideas to help planners faced with a tight budget. She also shares insights to successful event planning by committee.
By the end of this interview you will learn:
- Sometimes you just move forward.
- How things have changed since 1999.
- There is no need to reinvent the wheel.
- Why a tight budget isn't bad.
- Decoration ideas when funds are limited.
- Little things that create an impact on guests.
- Inexpensive entertainment – good, bad or depends?
- Turning a cost into income.
- Advantages of working with a committee.
- Dangers of a client controlled program.
- When it pays to bring in a pro.
- Three words: Attention To Details.
- and much more …
Links and resources from this interview:
A.J.'s Website: https://www.queenbeefundraising.com
A.J. on Twitter: @QueenBeeMalibu
Thank you A.J.!
It was a pleasure to talk with you! I appreciate you sharing your insights and ideas with our audience.
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