Event management is the process of managing to the creation and development of any scale events such as festivals, conferences, ceremonies, weddings, formal parties, concerts, or conventions.
The procedure of planning and coordinating the event is usually referred to as event planning and which can include budgeting, scheduling, site selection, acquiring necessary permits, coordinating transportation and parking, arranging for speakers or entertainers, arranging decor, event security, catering, coordinating with third party vendors, and emergency plans. Each event is different in its nature so process of planning & execution of each event differs on basis of type of event.
Event management firms are frequently hired to plan and execute large-scale company meetings and special events. While weddings and concerts are common events for event management professional, sporting events, reunions, and large parties are also occasions that can benefit from event management.
The event management function can often be found within a corporate marketing or public relations department or as part of their special events staffing.