Thursday, 14 July 2016

5 reasons why you need a professional event manager

We lead very busy lives, both at home and in our jobs. So when your company decides to host an event, it makes sense to hire professionals come in and do the job right. You may think it will save you a buck to rather do everything yourself - how hard can it be? Here are five reasons why getting professional event managers is the only way to go.

1. You need to focus on your job
Event management is a job all on its own. Taking on that responsibility on top of your day job will just mean doing double the amount of work each day, and one of those jobs is going to suffer as a result. Do what you do best.

2. Event management is a stressful job
Event managers rank in the top 10 most stressful jobs, right up there with fire fighters and police officers. This means that it really isn't something one can just jump into should the need arise. Event managers handle a lot of stress and still get results, so they are your best bet.

3. Time is money
The old saying is true, so spending precious time on managing your own events takes away from time spent on your own company. Event managers have the experience to handle everything from coordinating the event, to managing caterers, decor and marketing.

4. Event managers have the right contacts
The types of contacts that are invaluable for hosting the perfect event don't just land in your address book over night. Event managers spend months, if not years, building up relationships with venues and other service providers to ensure a smooth event and great service from start to finish.

5. Your event speaks volumes about your business
An event that is poorly run spells a PR disaster for the hosting company. By hiring professionals to run your event, you are putting the image of your company into professional, experienced hands. It may cost a bit extra, but it will be more than worth it in the long run.

Looking for professional event managers in South Africa? Fizz Marketing have been in the game for more than 15 years and has a dynamic, dedicated team. Contact us to find out more info today.

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