Event management


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Narelle Ryan 16 October Monday 9am - 5pm 1 day $695 Enrol via invoice Enrol now

This 1-day course will give you an overview of all the key elements required to produce and manage successful events.  You will learn how to choose the right venue, produce critical paths and budgets, food and beverage selection, RSVP procedures, entertainment, public relations, sponsorship and much more.

Course outline

Topics covered in the course include:

  • The perfect event format
  • Critical path
  • Finance
  • Invitations/RSVP procedures
  • Sponsorship
  • Venue selection and negotiations
  • Entertainment
  • Technical team
  • Flowers/Décor
  • Food and beverage
  • Hire centre contractor
  • Transport
  • Printing
  • Security
  • Photographer
  • On site staff
  • Insurance
  • Protocol
  • Management strategies
  • Event Budget
  • Public Relations/Media
  • Managing key stakeholders
  • Management proposal

Learning outcomes

At the completion of this course you should have:

  • A basic understanding of the stages and processes in organising a successful event
  • An understanding of the various terminologies involved with event management
  • Ability to identify the key elements and issues when organising an event

Who should enrol

People who are interested in learning how to manage an event or assist the in-house event team where they work. All organisations hold events of varying levels of complexity and this course focuses on the fundamental arrangements which are common to most.

Presenter – Narelle Ryan

Narelle Ryan formed her own event consultancy in 1980 following many years working for the Hilton International Hotel Group and Sofitel Sydney Wentworth.   The consultancy has managed hundreds of events and conferences nationally and offshore.  Some career highlights include the Commonwealth Heads of Government Regional Meeting (CHOGRM); Young Presidents’ Organisation’s conferences in Sydney and Rio de Janeiro; America’s Cup campaign in California; Rupert Murdoch’s conference on Hayman Island for the heads of his global operations and the Motion Picture Export Association of America’s conference for 500 producers and directors.

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