How to be an event planner from HGTV by Camille Styles. Camille Styles state that if you plan an event and are organized nothing should go wrong. If you have time and little money you can plan your own event. Camille Styles gives you all the information you need to plan the perfect event. Below is her suggestions of how to plan your own event without being anxious.
One month before set a date, time and place; decide a theme, budget and special ideas.
Three weeks before: mail or email invitations, order flowers, rent chairs and linens. Make sure you have necessary utensils and party favors.
Two weeks before: make place cards, menu, shopping list.
One week before: double check guest list and stock up on drinks.
Two days before: order groceries and do seating arrangements.
Day before: arrange flowers and make sure you have parking space.
Morning of : set table and set up bar.
Camille’s top 10 list
- Be organized by having a master to-do list, a shopping list, and a guest list.
- Create a theme for the event (birthday, holiday)
- Send out invitations
- Self-Service Bar
- Have a special drink
- Simple appetizers
- Separate kids table
- simple settings
- stay relaxed
If you are a person who don’t have the time, money, or patience to do it yourself; you can always hire an event company to do it for you. One such company is Twenty Three Layers; it is at the top of the event planning companies in NYC. It is one of the number one corporate event planners in NYC. Jessica Boskoff is the founder and CEO of the company that started in 2012. They also plan galas, weddings, charitable functions and more.
The only question and problem is deciding what you are going to do? Do it yourself or hire a Firm?