Start Your Own Event Planning Business (Paperback)

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success (Startup)

By The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Cheryl Kimball

Entrepreneur Press, 9781599185620, 172pp.

Publication Date: April 14, 2015

List Price: 19.95*
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Description

START YOUR OWN EVENT PLANNING BUSINESS AND CELEBRATE ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK

Weddings, graduations, birthday parties, anniversaries, and conferences--what do these all have in common? Everyone would rather hire someone else to plan and run them That someone can be you.

Take your passion for event planning to the next level with in-the-trenches advice and tools you need to start, run, and grow a successful business. From writing a solid contract to finding reliable vendors, our experts help you identify your niche, teach you how to scout potential clients, evaluate the competition, market your business, and more.

Discover how to:
Identify a niche and establish yourself within the industry
Build a loyal customer base for large and small events
Implement targeted strategies for planning commercial, political, civic, social events, and more
Promote your business, events, and yourself with Pinterest, Instagram, and other social and online marketing tools
Develop proposals, vendor agreements, contracts, and manage day-to-day operations and costs
Keep within budget using money-saving tips and industry-tested ideas

Plus, gain valuable insights from interviews with practicing event planners, and stay on track with checklists, worksheets, and other resources.
Everything you need to make your event planning business a successful reality is right here--get the party started today.


About the Author

For more than 30 years, Entrepreneur Media has been setting the course for small business success. From startup to retirement, millions of entrepreneurs and small business owners trust the Entrepreneur Media family--Entrepreneur magazine, Entrepreneur.com, Entrepreneur Press, WomenEntrepreneur.com, EntrepreneurEnEspanol.com, and our industry partners--to point them in the right direction. The Entrepreneur Media family is regarded as a beacon within the small to midsized business community, providing outstanding content, fresh opportunities, and innovative ways to push publishing, small business, and entrepreneurship forward. It is headquartered in Irvine, CA. Cheryl Kimball lives in Middleton, NH.