Event Planning Process Are you planning for an major event like a seminar, corporate meeting, product launch, conference or even for a birthday party, anniversary, wedding or other parties? Here are some things that you need that are important to plan your event. 1. Planner – are you personally planning the event or are you going to hire someone that can do the planning for you? There are reliable event planners that you can hire so your life can be much easier. These professional event planners are already skilled and experienced to organize events for you and all you need to do is to provide them with all the information about your event. 2. Budget – setting of budget for the event is an important part of event planning process. If you happen to hire someone to organize everything for you need then you also need to consider the planners compensation as part of your budget. There are several different ways a planner can be compensated. 3. Venue Selection – it is difficult to choose the right venue for events. An appropriate venue depends on the size of the event. There are a lot of things that you need consider like the number of people that will be attending the event, the ventilation of the area or venue making the guests or visitors feel comfortable and relaxed. Another consideration when picking the right venue is that you should consider if the visitors would need a lot of parking. A good plan of doing venue visits is an important part of the process so you can see several venues in an organized fashion without wasting time. If you have an event planner, these professionals already have lists of venues for all types of events. If you hire a planner you can choose whether you also want to see the venue or if you trust them to select the venue. 4. Time – what is the ideal time for your event? Should it be a midday event? Is lunch needed? Dinner? Snacks in the afternoon? or dinner / night time event? Knowing the time of your event is important for food selection. Some venues can help you make all the food arrangements while others require you to figure out the catering. There are plenty of catering options but you and your planner will have to decide which are best for you. These are just few of the things that you need to consider when you are participating in the fun process of event planning. Even professional planners make checklists and stay organized when planning successful events.