Corporate year-end function planning

Attend this one-day course designed for co-ordinators and get tips on how to run a seamless year-end function plus theme ideas.

Start time: 08:30
Finish time: 15:00

- Planning the luncheon, dinner or banquet
- Managing guest lists and RSVPS
- Identifying the basic principles of event management for your year end function
- Identify important areas of concern and pitfalls
- Working with checklists to improve your organisational skills
- Compiling the order of proceedings
- Solving problems around the programme outline and managing key players and project teams
- Budgeting for the event and ensuring your stick to the budget
- Arranging parking, security and the arrival or guests
- Meeting and greeting guests
- Organising entertainment, catering, beverages and MCs
- Pulling the entire event together
- Tips for handling the stress of the day and the planning
- Coordinating seating arrangements (general etiquette)

Planning, preparation and prioritising
· Coordinating the vendors and speakers on the day
· Sourcing ideas and themes for your event
· Creating excitement, interest and hype
· Facilitating logistics including transportation, entrances and signage
· Site inspections and venue checklists

Information management
· How to handle RSVPS and confirmations

Event finale: Co-ordinating the day of the event
· Using running scripts, checklists and schedules

Who should attend:
Anyone who is responsible for their upcoming year end function!

Learner level: Intermediate level

A certificate of attendance will be given to delegates upon completion of this workshop.

General comment about the program:
Not to be missed...designed for co-ordinators who are responsible for their upcoming year-end function!



Date: 01 August 2008
Venue: Hydepark, Johannesburg
Cost: 1500.00

Contact: Tshidi
Company name: The Hedgehog Event
Telephone number: 011 704 1469
Email address