Monday, November 10, 2008

How to make your event better...

Do you need to plan an event but have no absolutely no idea where to start? Creative Media and Events would like to share a few tips with you for the fast approaching Christmas Season... of course you can always call on us us to help you... please see our contact information at the end of the entry.
Now for your tips:

Staying within your event budget is always important to any business venture but it is essential when planning a corporate event. As the goals of a corporate event are generally not profit based, determining the ROI (or return on investment) is often complicated. Below are some steps that you can take that will not only help you meet event budget guidelines, but can bring you in well under budget!

Choosing the right location is an integral part of the success of any event. Here are some tips that can help you find the best possible venue at the best price.

1. Researching venues online will save time. Ask your local Chamber of Commerce or Convention and Visitors Bureau about possible venue options. As they will want to keep your event within their districtsThere are websites such as, as well as visitor convention and tourist bureaus that allows you to search a database for venues and submit RFP's (Request for Proposal) online., they should be able to do a lot of the legwork for you, saving your staff from making tons of phone calls.

2. Try to keep your event local. By using local destinations, your costs will be considerably less than if you took everyone into a distant major city.

3. When looking at a possible venue, remember to take a video camera to tape your site inspection. or a camera to take photos. This will allow you to review the information later with fresh eyes and without a pushy salesperson!...on your own schedule....

4. Efficient Budgeting Event planning budgeting is the most crucial component of event planning. Remember to really think about all the components that are going into your event before settling on a specific event budget. Review these tips about setting your budget and keeping watch over expenditures.

With over twenty years of experience in the field, Creative Media and Events has the means to ensure that your event is a success for you and your guests. Give us a call or fax at:

Telephone : (876) 925 4104 / (876) 755 5863 Fax: (876) 755 0159

You can also email us at: or

We are conveniently located at Unit #2, 7 Shortwood Road, Kingston 10.

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