Basic event budget template

A basic budget template to get you started with your events. Remember to put the name of the event, the date and the venue at the top of your document. This can be done in an excel document, with a page for projected budget and one for actual budget. Event Name Event Venue Event Dates…

Setting your event budget

Setting the budget for any event is possibly the most critical aspect of event planning. If not properly managed, it can be easy to go over budget, and in some cases under budget for the event, especially when budgeting or planning events is a new experience for you. Budget creation and management starts with sitting…

Securing sponsorships

There are different types of gatherings that offer sponsorships at various levels with a wide range of benefits, writes Helen Brewer. Be it the annual association’s conference, a public sector gathering initiative or a conference producer’s hard-hitting, high-flyer event – all event organisers are soliciting to offset costs by encouraging various kinds of sponsorships. These…

Basic event budgeting

Every event needs a budget, even if it is very basic. There is no way that you can keep to the spend amount envisioned by either you or your clients, if you don’t keep track of it. It’s a constant process through the event, from start to finish, and should be maintained during the project,…