How to Create Fantasies and Win Accolades

A Practical Guide to Planning Special Events
  • Published: October 2007
  • Format: Perfect Bound Softcover(B/W)
  • Pages: 276
  • Size: 7x10
  • ISBN: 9781425128029

Aimed at novice to mid-career event planners, this is the most up-to-date and in-depth book on special events ever, by acclaimed special event producer and speaker Doug Matthews, published in October 2003. This book is an essential reference and must-have addition to the library of any company, association, non-profit organization or individual who ever needs to know the details of planning a special event, no matter what size.

  • Features of This Book

  • Laid out in easy-to-use, soft cover format
  • Treats the event planning process as a logical series of phases and leads the reader through the process in an easily understandable manner
  • Contains extensive checklists for every event phase
  • Contains sample client and supplier contracts that can be copied and used or modified by reader
  • Contains extensive technical glossaries of Lighting, Audio, Visual Presentation Technology, Catering, and Production Management
  • Benefits of This Book
  • Logical and easy to read - does not waste time in getting to the "meat"
  • Planners will quickly gain knowledge because of the depth of detail compared to other books on the subject, particularly in the technical aspects of event planning
  • Real checklists and real sample forms are in formats that can be copied and modified for use, saving time and money on research
  • Considers event planning in the reality of a post-9/11 world with cautions about current industry concerns and problems
  • So practical that planners will want to literally carry it to all events
  • Delivers exceptional value for the price.


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    About the Book

    Aimed at novice to mid-career event planners, this is the most up-to-date and in-depth book on special events ever, by acclaimed special event producer and speaker Doug Matthews, published in October 2003. This book is an essential reference and must-have addition to the library of any company, association, non-profit organization or individual who ever needs to know the details of planning a special event, no matter what size.

    • Features of This Book

    • Laid out in easy-to-use, soft cover format
    • Treats the event planning process as a logical series of phases and leads the reader through the process in an easily understandable manner
    • Contains extensive checklists for every event phase
    • Contains sample client and supplier contracts that can be copied and used or modified by reader
    • Contains extensive technical glossaries of Lighting, Audio, Visual Presentation Technology, Catering, and Production Management
    • Benefits of This Book
    • Logical and easy to read - does not waste time in getting to the "meat"
    • Planners will quickly gain knowledge because of the depth of detail compared to other books on the subject, particularly in the technical aspects of event planning
    • Real checklists and real sample forms are in formats that can be copied and modified for use, saving time and money on research
    • Considers event planning in the reality of a post-9/11 world with cautions about current industry concerns and problems
    • So practical that planners will want to literally carry it to all events
    • Delivers exceptional value for the price.

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Perfect Bound Softcover(B/W)
Price: $40.00