Who Doesn 't Love A Good Party? Essay

839 Words Mar 16th, 2015 4 Pages
Who doesn’t love a good party? I’m sure we all do, but have you ever stopped to think about how it all comes together? There will come a time when you will be asked to plan a party or event, whether it be a milestone birthday, wedding, and/or annual function. This essay will provide the necessary tools to do so. As President of a cultural based sorority, I had my fair share of planning events. The process can be time consuming and frustrating, but with attention to detail, organization of your budget, and the right planning, anyone can host a successful event. The initial process of planning is figuring out what kind of event you’ll be hosting. Will it be formal or informal? Will you be celebrating with family or with a variety of individuals? There is a big difference between planning a dance, and celebrating a family member’s birthday. Once you know what type of event will be taking place, then you can move forward to your next step. You’ll want to think about how many people to invite. This will help you determine how big or small the event will be. When you have this information figured out, it gives you an idea of how much you’ll want to spend, and thus creates your budget.

If the event is a small get together with family, you do not need to rent a hall or venue. On the other hand, if you expect a large crowd, then you have to allocate the time to visit locations and get estimates from various venues to fit your budget. Proposing a budget early on will be…

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