Event Planning 101

Scheduled Dates

August 9 & 10, 2023 10 am - 12 pm CDT (Register Now)

Course Details
Course Description

From conferences to fundraisers, event planning can be a monumental task. Success starts with setting goals and planning well in advance, but adopting the role and mindset of an event planner will ensure a smooth planning process.

Examine event management strategies, budgeting, evaluation, and how to be prepared for if or when things go wrong – and discover tools to use throughout the process.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Developing an event planning process that incorporates budgeting, project management, risk management, communication, and evaluation tools.
  • Identifying the various event elements (food and beverage, design, site selection, etc.) and how to cost-effectively plan for them.
  • Using strategies to solve event issues such as logistics, technology, etc.
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.
Contact Hours: 
Erin Gray - gray@amigos.org