Events Management

On the 11th June 2012 Events Management Company Aspire4U came to give us a quick insight into a career in event management.

Key Qualities that help: 

  • Humour – things can get stressful so being able to laugh things off is important.
  • Strength
  • Friendly – You will be working with people everyday so being friendly helps.
  • Resilience
  • Communication Skills
  • Organisational Skills – You have to keep on top of a lot.
  • Determination
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Mathematical Ability – Number Crunching is a prominent feature of events planning
  • Being willing to go to other people’s events – see what other people are planning etc.

Challenges you may face:

  • Money – you will often have to work with smal budgets, sometimes no budget at all. There are ways you will have to raise finances such as sponsorship and advertisement banners.
  • Time – you will never have enough time to do everything.
  • People – Human error is inevitable or they have poor timekeeping skills.

The Rewards of working events management: 

  • When things go right and your event is successful it can be very rewarding.
  • Getting people to believe in your event.

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