Recorded Webinar

How to Set Up and Run the Day of Your Event Like a Professional Event Planner (Instant-Access Webinar Video)

Price: 59.99
Author: A.J. Steinberg
Duration: 90 Minutes
Course Level: Beginner
Year Created: 2017
CFRE Approved: 1.50 Points

Instant Access! Recorded Webinar Description

90% of the People Who Attended This Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!

Running a special event is challenging. Think about what it can include - silent auction set up, organizing volunteers, rental deliveries, catering coordination, managing AV run-throughs, and oversight of the stage program.

To top it all off, there’s a lot riding on your special event. Your organization has poured an enormous amount of time and money into this production, and you need to be sure it runs smoothly on the big day.

Do you worry about pulling it all together? Wonder how you’ll tie all the loose ends and make your fundraiser a success? Take a deep breath…help is on the way!

Now you can be an event management superstar, thanks to the strategies and solutions presented in this webinar. Taught by a 20-year event planning veteran, here you will find professional-level solutions for managing special events - from setup, through stage program, all the way through to breakdown.

Webinar Summary:

● How to get organized before the day of your event

● How to work with caterers, and decipher Banquet Event Orders (BEOs)

● How to create a Command Center for volunteers and vendors

● How to devise a Day-of Timeline and Run of Show

● How to run a seamless stage program, just like a professional

● How to oversee efficient breakdown and cleanup of your event

In this 90-minute instant-access webinar video you’ll learn…

  • Step 1: Preparing for the Day of the Event

  • Step 2: How to Coordinate with Your Venue and Caterer

  • Step 3: How to Set Up a Command Center, Green Room and Comfort Room

  • Step 4:  How to Mobilize Your Volunteer Army

  • Step 5: How to Efficiently Manage Silent Auction Set Up

  • Step 6: How to Be an Effective Onsite Leader

  • Step 7: How to Run a Seamless Stage Program

  • Step 8: How to Manage Your Event’s Break Down

Plus, You’ll Get These BONUS Materials:

  • Sample Day-of Timeline

  • Sample Run of Show

  • Volunteer Matrix Template

  • Sample Venue Schematic

  • The Webinar Slides

What Attendees Said about This Webinar

“I appreciated the detail and examples that I can apply to my own Organization event.” 
Grace Lewis, Boys & Girls Clubs of York County


“This webinar gave me language and frameworks for tools that I had already created, as well as some new ideas and tips for things not to forget. It's nice to know I don't have to reinvent EVERY wheel.” 
Courtney Beckel, Johnson Creek Watershed Council


“I really didn't know a lot about the behind the scenes organizing that goes on. We have done one event that grew to the point we couldn't keep up. Now we have the tools to get back to it and more events. Thank you!”
Suzanne Christenson, Women´s Shelter Inc.


“I have run a few charity events, so I had an idea of what to do.  AJ did a great job of giving me tips that will put the polish on putting my future events together.”
Heidi Davidson, Weilenmann School of Discovery


“The information was very useful to both the novice event planner and those with some experience. AJ shared a number of tips that will make things go smoother. Especially appreciated her advice on how to handle emergencies.”

Rhonda James, Sustainable South Bronx
 
About Your Presenter:

A.J. Steinberg has been creating outstanding special events since 1999 with her Malibu, California-based event production company, Masquerade Events.

In 2015 A.J. created Queen Bee Fundraising, which focuses on the art of nonprofit event management.  Along with producing nonprofit events, A.J. teaches strategies for producing successful fundraising events and effective volunteer committee leadership. She also leads event planning workshops, and is an author with the Charity Channel Press.

A.J. works with a broad spectrum of nonprofit clients, including The Jane Goodall Institute, Cystic Fibrosis, BreatheLA and Union Rescue Mission. She is a recognized leader in the field of committee-based fundraising.

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