An event planner must be able to constantly change hats. They must address budget concerns, pick out the right venue for an event and much more. What exactly defines a great event planner?
Plananevent.org recently addressed four characteristics of a great event manager. These characteristics include:
- Great organizational skills. The vast amount of details an event planner must keep track of requires a keen sense of organization and discipline.
- Excellent handle on budgeting. Planners must understand where the money is being spent, and how to account for it.
- Communication expertise. It’s important for event planners to have the ability to dictate directions effectively.
- A head for customer service. An event planner must have a great personality and an ability to recognize how to engage people.
These characteristics are a great starting point for an event planner. What other characteristics define an excellent event planner?