Date: 29 – 30 Nov 2016
Length: 2 days
Location: Randburg, RSA

SUITABLE FOR: those people with some event management experience and is designed to give organisers of business events, such as conferences, corporate hospitality, product launches, dinners, awards, exhibitions, team building, reward and appreciation events, the essential


By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • set event aims and objectives
  • design and create your event
  • effectively promote your event
  • manage your event budgets
  • design your event programme
  • evaluate your chosen venue
  • design and plan your site
  • produce and theme your event
  • risk access and manage basic health and safety at your event
  • coordinate the delivery of your event
  • evaluate your event
  • deliver very special events!



Introduction to the day

  • What will we cover today?
  • What do I want from the day?

Event planning part 1

  • The world of events
  • The event planning process
  • Purpose: reasons to event
  • Presentation: event design and creation

Event planning part 2

  • Event planning: what do you need to do to deliver your event – plans, budgets, services
  • Event venue evaluation
  • Promoting your event
  • Designing your event programmes

Event planning part 3

  • Participation: involving our audience
  • Event production: coordinating the delivery of your event, operational plans, risk and fire assessments, event health and safety
  • People: know your audience, event team management, key event management skills

After the event

  • Event evaluation
  • Question and answers

The way forward

  • Review of practical tips to take back to the workplace
  • Action Plan



Course fees will be R 6,750 per person including lunch and refreshments.
This does not include transport to the venue, accommodation.