This must-have guide to special event production and special event planning looks deep the behind the scenes of an event, and dissects what it is that creates success. It analyses the process - the planning and business aspects - to provide a unique guide to producing events. It explains thoroughly, budgeting and resource concerns, planning and cost projections and the role of the well-crafted proposal. It logically steps through the whole process from the creativity and proposal at the outset, to budgeting, the contract and risk management, with event follow up to conclude.

Incorporating pedagogical features, this easy-to-read special event planning book is packed with photographs, diagrams, flow charts, checklists, sample forms, and real-life examples.