Expert Event Series: Tried & True Event Planning Tips

Posted on May 18, 2009

May 18, 2009

By Krista Chapman

With this blog now up and running since early spring, I thought I would take the summer and start a series of sorts. Over the next few months, you will be able follow along as I explore the creative and often chaotic world of an event planner. This will give you a behind the scenes look at what it really takes to create a flawless event, that will leave your guests amazed… all while sticking to your budget. Hopefully you will find this to be a helpful resource for your own event planning as I draw from a decade of experience in the hospitality industry.

Topics will include… The Basics, Event Planning 101Details that “WOW”Food For ThoughtCreative Cost Saving Tips Disasters, How to Avoid and ReactUnique Decor and Event Themes… and most importantly Creating a Realistic Budget (and sticking to it!), just to name a few. Feel free to respond with questions or post comments. I am always willing to impart wisdom that will help to make your next Soiree the talk of the town. For specific questions or requests, I can be reached at

Stay Tuned… Up Next: The Who, What and Where of Planning an Event.

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