This must-have guide to special event production and special event planning resources looks deep behind the scenes of an event and dissects what it is that creates success. It analyses the resources and is an extensive reference guide to the technical details of a big event. It provides a thorough grounding in the specifications and use of entertainment, decor, lighting and audio systems, visual presentation technology, tents, special effects, staging, electrical power, rigging, and temporary structures.  

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