In our last blog we considered the kind of personality most likely to be an effective event organiser and manager. In this post, we look at the five core skills to be looking for as you make your choice. Testimonials, references and past feedback are especially useful sources of information here and it is worth asking about suppliers as well as clients. If for example, collaborators and partners are willing to work with your event organiser again – the chances are she’s getting something right!
Whether you are looking for a wedding planner, a festival director, a host for your charity auction or someone to manage your next product launch, there are 10 attributes to look for to feel confident of in anyone who is going to have an impact on your precious event.
Some will be easier to spot in a written tender, some will emerge from meetings and conversation, others are best tested via testimonials but over the next two blogs we will explore the 10 areas that it is worth gathering some evidence on before you appoint.
This week we look at some of the personal attributes that make someone temperamentally suited to being a good event organiser.