Event Planner Skills: Budgeting, Negotiation and Marketing

Screenshot002Budgeting skills are essential as your event should have a budget to guide your expenditure and it will be your responsibility as the event planner to ensure that you stay within the limits of your budget. The ability to negotiate deals will also be relevant especially in the area of trying to control costs and getting the most from the different entities that you will be required to interact with. Also if the event is staged, with its focus being to make profit, your ability to stick to budget and controlling costs will enable you to be able to achieve the maximum profit from the event.

The ability to develop a marketing plan and to coordinate the promotional activities for your event will also be important as the success of your event.