How to get an experience in event organising business?
If you are aspiring for event management career, initial experience is cruicial and much required.
You can try this 3 activities and get skills of a professional event manager:
- Offer your services smaller event organizing – You can try simply by helping friend or a family member in celebration organizing. Try to participate in annual company you work for event, such as NYE party or Christmas celebration, company trip organising and similar.
- Make a list of event venues in your area – As an event specialist, you are expected to have a knowledge about available venues that will meet customer criteria and expectations. Select venues in catagories such as: congress venue, small party venue, etc. In the same time, if you are a beginner, offer your services as a volunteer in event organising at a venue of your interest.
- Work in catering company – Contaact one of the catering companies/services and offer your assistance for free as a volunteer. That will put you in a position to make necessairy contacts in the industry. Do not be shy! Many of this companies need assistance and will be glad to accept your offer.
By the time you will gain an experience and start building portfolio which you may share with potential clients.