Practical Event Management for PR Practitioners

Event management is an important part of many PR practitioner roles, and there are opportunities to maximise exposure through every stage. This course will take you through the whole process from planning and organisation to event publicity and post event communications...

Taught by: A respected industry expert.

Description

Event management is an important part of many PR practitioner roles, and there are opportunities to maximise exposure through every stage. This course will take you through the whole process from planning and organisation to event publicity and post event communications. By the end of the course you will feel confident about organising an impactful and successful event.

Topics Covered

  • Setting event aims and objective
  • The event checklist and dossiers
  • The events team - who needs to be involved and informed
  • Choosing the right venue - what needs to be considered
  • Managing budgets
  • Liaising with contractors - AV, staging, music
  • Choosing the right catering
  • Briefing and choosing speakers
  • Planning the event programme
  • Inviting and briefing delegates
  • The event run-through
  • Managing the event on the day
  • Briefing staff
  • Trouble shooting
  • Avoiding common pitfalls
  • Post event activities
  • Monitoring and evaluation.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Organise and plan an event effectively 
  • Produce a detailed event plan and running order
  • Promote an event online and offline 
  • Ensure the event runs smoothly on the day 
  • Keep to budget and timescale 
  • Suggest the right sort of event to clients or colleagues

Who Should Attend

PR practitioners who are starting to organise events as part of their PR role and want to know more about practical event management.

Level

Beginner. You do not need any prior experience.

Follow Up Courses

After you have completed this course you may want to learn more about events and writing for PR try one of our Digital Marketing Courses.

Tailor Made Training

We also offer bespoke PR courses for groups, individuals and businesses. To find out more, visit our Tailor Made Training page.




Tutor information

This course will be taught by a respected industry expert.

Materials

Please bring a notebook and pen. You may find it useful to read Planning and Managing Public Relations Campaigns by Anne Gregory. Publisher Kogan Page and CIPR before or after the course.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
18/04/2017 - 19/04/2017Tuesday - Wednesday11:00 - 17:002 Days£366Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
12/07/2017 - 13/07/2017Wednesday - Thursday11:00 - 17:002 Days£366Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
05/09/2017 - 06/09/2017Tuesday - Wednesday11:00 - 17:002 Days£366Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
13/12/2017 - 14/12/2017Wednesday - Thursday11:00 - 17:002 Days£366Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket