Event Development (continued)
“The following is a continuation of my Event Development Series. Several months ago, I started the series with the first section, “Initial Development”. The second section is entitled “Research and Preliminary Planning”. Now that you and your team have decided to proceed with the event, it’s time to get serious! As suggested previously, any thoughts and idea are more then welcome!”
Research and Preliminary Planning
Have you researched your event
thoroughly? Just like the Boy Scout’s motto says, “Be Prepared”! Before you develop a working plan and budget, you
need to know exactly what you are in for! To do this you should investigate all
aspects of what is necessary to hold a successful event. This is the “Research Phase” of the “Event Development” process.
To begin the research process you need to ask yourselves a number of probing questions. Questions such as: (To be continued...)