“The following is a continuation of my Event Development Series. Several years 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
You’ve determined that you “financially” want to proceed with your festival or event and you and your committee have completed plenty of “research”. Now it’s time to start your “Preliminary Planning”.
Preliminary Planning - ConsiderationsTYPE OF EVENT – When you’re considering the type of event you want to hold, or its theme, consideration should not only be given to the surrounding area but to the actual area itself. You need to hold an event that is going to have the greatest appeal possible and your area just might hold the “key”. I believe that most communities have some outstanding feature or fact that would be of interest to others. Here are some examples of what I mean: