This Event management training course looks at the power of events to build your organisation and promote its aims. You will explore the planning process, going step by step through the different elements, along the way creating an effective timeline. You will look at how to get people to attend the event and how to manage the delegate process. You will look at finding the best venues, facilities, catering and treats. You will also learn how to evaluate your event, so that each time you are able to build on your success.
The course will cover:
o why are you holding the event?
- creating your event brief
o what type of event?
o SMARTIE objectives
o planning schedule
o timeline – countdown to success
o choosing venues and facilities
o event team
o speakers and chairperson briefing
o health and safety, risk assessment and insurance
o identifying your audiences?
o pre-event publicity
o making the most of the Internet – websites, social networking and email
o gaining press coverage
o presenters and delegates – ensuring you reach all parts of the community
o accessible events – best practice
- event logistics
o booking / registration checklist
o room layouts
o facilities, venues and equipment
o catering and refreshment checklist
o what to do when things go wrong
o how to add energy to sessions
- follow up
o thank you
o calls to action
- evaluating the process and the effect
- a year of free support
This will be an enjoyable and participatory training day led by an experienced event manager. You will do a variety of exercises that will stretch your understanding of event management with a toolkit to take away.
All our training courses are delivered virtually. The webinar systems used do not require software download.