How to negotiate when planning an event

Practically Perfect PA

Well to be honest there is a slight chink in my event armour; I’m not the best at negotiating. Well I didn’t, I hired a fantastic events co-ordinator to do all of the negotiating with the venue and suppliers on my behalf. Are there any other negotiating tips you can share?

A venue finding agency is an assistant’s best friend!

Practically Perfect PA

Alongside sourcing a venue, we have to think about the catering, any overnight guests, travel logistics, dietary requirements, speakers, training materials, seating plans, AV equipment… the list is endless. Not a confident negotiator? A venue finding agency will cost you nothing!

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How to negotiate when planning an event?

Practically Perfect PA

Well to be honest there is a slight chink in my event armour; I’m not the best at negotiating. Well I didn’t, I hired a fantastic events co-ordinator to do all of the negotiating with the venue and suppliers on my behalf. Are there any other negotiating tips you can share?

Planning music for business events

Practically Perfect PA

This would necessitate the negotiation of timings and setting up for both performers. Additionally, this would lead to more negotiating with your venue to allow for the setting up of various sound systems.

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The wonderful world of events – roundup

Practically Perfect PA

Here are the links to my previous blogs: How to negotiate when planning an event. Using a venue finding agency can be a real time saver and really does allow you to get on with other aspects of the project.

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10 Questions To Find The Perfect Venue

Office Dynamics

That’s why not a day goes by at our agency where we aren’t scouting and searching for incredible venue space, somewhere in the world. This limits your negotiating power to compare pricing and use your own vendors. So, you’re doing an event? Great! Where?

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