5 Benefits of Hiring an Event Planner

There are plenty of reasons to hire an event planner for your next event. But, most boil down to saving you stress or saving your event budget—without sacrificing the WOW-factor you’re hoping to achieve.

Don’t believe it’s possible? Here are five ways that hiring an event planner can you time and stress on both corporate events and social gatherings. (And, tips on hiring the right company for your special event day.)

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1. EVENT PLANNERS KEEP YOUR BUDGET IN CHECK

Did you know an experienced event planner can SAVE you money? That’s because sticking to a budget is what an event professional does best. They know what costs to expect, which corners can be cut, and how to prioritize the decisions that bring the greatest impact.

The result is less waste, lower overall costs, and elements that all tie in seamlessly with your final event goals.

2.  EVENT PLANNERS NEGOTIATE TO HELP YOU SAVE

Not only do professional event planners have the experience to guide your expectations when considering costs, they’ve got the local connections or in-house capabilities to offer lower prices on your big-ticket expenses.

That’s right—event planners don’t suggest services, they negotiate on your behalf!

Particularly when it comes to contracts with suppliers and vendors. An event planner knows how to make sure your wishes are met, and isn’t afraid of putting pressure on the vendor or supplier when it comes to delivering your desired event.

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3. EVENT PLANNERS MAKE SURE THAT DETAILS ARE COVERED

Everyone wants to host the best possible event. An event that’s remembered for all the right reasons. The kind that makes an impression, build a connection with guests and considered an overwhelming success by all those that attended.

Pulling off an event that goes down as every attendees favorite ever takes a ton of skills, planning, and practice. Do you have all those skills?

If not, turning to event professionals with years of experience, loads of great contacts and the necessary organizational skills, will ensure you and your guests won’t be disappointed.

4. EVENT PLANNERS ARE SAVE YOU GREY HAIRS & STRESS

Chances are that your daily responsibilities are enough to make the mere idea of planning an event seem overwhelming. How to make everything—from approving initial concepts to finalizing the evening’s schedule—is moving along on time?

An event planner has got your back! One of the biggest perks of hiring an event planner is knowing that he or she has great organizational skills. From production timelines for the event to booking a venue on time, an event planner’s management is quite useful.

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Bottom line: Having a professional take care of the large and small details and put everything together greatly reduces stress. They’re there to help troubleshoot difficulties and to make sure that the event goes off without a hitch.

5. EVENT PLANNERS HELP TO MAKE SURE YOUR THEME IS SPOT ON

If you’re throwing a corporate event, picking a theme can be tricky. Now, we’re not talking the annual Christmas party, but product launches, key client gatherings, the annual GM gathering, a companywide conference, trade exhibition, or even a charity gala event… Essentially, any corporate event with a strategic purpose and measurable goals that need to be met.

This is where a creative event production company can really shine. These professionals can not only help with a certain theme to meet your goals but create the out-of-this-world elements that ensure your event encourages rapport and a memorable connection with your brand.

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EVENTS THAT ARE TALKED ABOUT FOR YEARS TO COME

If you are planning an event and want it to be a success, choosing to spend some of your budget on an event planner will ensure you save time, money, and stress in the long run. Remember, amazing, rave-worthy events don’t just happen! Putting one together takes skill, experience, and resources.

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Fresh Wata has a fabulous in-house team of event strategists located in Las Vegas, NV, Los Angeles, CA, Dallas/ Houston, TX, and Kansas City, KS with event capabilities nationwide.

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