But my entire writing career was not without its steps, lessons, and hurdles. There are steps you have to follow, lessons you must learn, and planning that must be done in order to make your new business idea a reality.I’ve composed a nine-step list on how to start your very own event planning business, from ideation to execution.
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Before investing your retirement and family time into starting an event planning business, consider the many certification courses out there to prepare you for all of the ins-and-outs of event management.
Even if you have previous experience organizing events for a company, organization, or local group, it is always best to have some formal certification which solidifies your experience for clients.
Nearly two years ago, I worked in political journalism, writing about current events and lending my views to editorial columns.
While this was interesting for a time, I discovered that it was something that I didn’t want to do forever.
You should build your business, your clients, your resources, and your staff around the needs of white collar event planning. Surveys and studies conducted by major event planners have conducted plenty of research into this subject. Competitive analysis Here is where you get specific about who your key competitors are, what they do, what their ballpark figures look like, and what each of their strengths and weaknesses are.
Once you find yourself on solid ground within your niche with room to expand, then that is the time to do so. Take the opportunity to further explain your market advantage. Marketing plan How will you reach out to clients and vendors once your event planning firm is open for business?
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