Event Leadership Profession
What type of events do
event professionals manage? List some possible events that you have witnessed
or in which you participated. Do you think they were well planned and managed?
What made them special? What made them memorable? Challenge your classmates–did
you attend a similar event or even the same one?
After reading the text, do you think timing is the most
important aspect of event planning? Why? Why not? Do you think space and tempo
are more important? If you had to choose ONE as the most important, which would
you choose and why? Why is it superior to the others?
pecial Needs in Events
What are the special needs
of your guests during an event? As an event manager how would you satisfy the
special needs of the guests?
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Policies, Guidelines, and
What policies and procedures
would you include in recruiting and orientating your event staff and
volunteers? What procedures would you use to motivate you event staff and
Give some examples on how
you would orient, train, and educate your event staff. How would you, as an
event manager, motivate and inspire your staff and the volunteers?
Explain some ways that an
event budget can be managed for a project. Think about a small event with a
small budget versus a large event with a large budget and the methods you could
employ. Please provide examples.
How would you, as an Event
Manager, deal with acquiring vendors for your events? What would be the proper
Select and explain one
element of managing an on-site event production. How does it enhance or
diminish the event or function?
What kind of risk management procedures would you set in
place for an event? What risks can you plan for? How can you mitigate them
prior to or during an event?
Compare and contrast
ethics, law, and morals. Give an example in relation to an event of what you
consider unethical and against the law, and your personal views on morals.
The five Ps of marketing are Product, Promotion, Price,
Public Relations, and Place. Which do you think is the most importantPin advertising and marketing an
event? Yes, they’re all important; what I want to know is on which would you
put the most emphasis and why.
Explain the role, scope, and potential of online
consumer-generated media to advance your event. How would you maximize Internet
Describe some current and future technology trends in
event management. What would be a perfect event management solution?
Describe some of the
less-than-obvious career choices you have in event management. What are some of
the subfields in event management?