The event planning industry is multi-faceted. Unlike a lot of careers where you’re stuck in a cubicle doing the same work day in and day out, there are many levels to event planning that make it one of the most flexible and fun businesses to be a part of.

How To Get Started in Event Planning?

There are several avenues to explore when deciding how to get started in event planning. That’s because there are so many different types of events that can be planned, leaving endless possibilities. That’s a great thing because it leaves the door open to new opportunities!

If you want to know how to get started in event planning, the first step is simple … you have to start with yourself. Think about what kind of events you have attended and what you enjoyed the most about them. Was it the theme or type of event? Also, think about your own passion. What inspires you and gets your creative juices flowing?

Maybe you’ve planned your own events, everything from dinner parties to birthday parties. I’m sure you remember the satisfaction that you felt of the end result. What event did you most enjoy planning and what aspect of it? Answers to those questions can give you a sense of direction.

There isn’t a quick and easy catch-all answer on how to get started in event planning, though. A lot depends on you and what you can bring to an event.

In today’s episode of EventPlanning BlueprintTV, I share How To Get Started In Event Planning. Just click on the picture below to watch!

I want to hear from you

In the comment box below, please share two things with us:

  1. What tips do you have on how to get started in event planning?
  2. Below is a ‘Get Into Action’ task – please share your results with us. The experience you’ll receive will be invaluable!

In the next 24hrs, find 5-10 event planning businesses, organizations or professional associations in your area. Make a list of the events they have coming up in the next 3-6 months and contact them to see if you can volunteer with them.

As always, thank you so much for reading, watching and sharing your knowledge!

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