Planning for a corporate event, convention, conference or private party can be VERY stressful. If you are the person planning your company party or association event, you know exactly what I’m talking about. You have so much work to do on your main job and now someone stuck you with this task. 🙁 Over the past 20+ years I’ve worked with many people, just like you. Some call me when they are looking for a keynote speaker, motivational speaker or corporate entertainer. Some have budgeted an appropriate amount for the speaker / entertainment while others haven’t. I even made a video on how just cutting out a few appetizers can help your budget immensely (watch it below). After talking with banquet halls / convention centers, I was floored at how much companies are spending on meatballs or other appetizers. Some spend over $20 a person, just for meatballs! Their money all goes to the appetizers and they have pennies per person left for the speaker / entertainer.
Over the years I’ve talked with MANY party planners that overspent on food and didn’t have much of or any budget left to hire a keynote speaker, motivational speaker or corporate [Read more…] about Planning for an event. – Skip the meatballs!