When you first decide to become an event planner, it's natural to wonder what event planner courses you need to take. After all, it only makes sense that in order to begin your career as an event planner, you need to learn how to plan successful events.
As I explain in my free four-part event planning video series, there are three basic steps you need to take in order to begin your career; and the first one is this:
***In order to succeed as an event planner, you need to take it upon yourself
to learn everything you can about event planning ***
During my twenty years in the event planning business, I've had countless people come to me in hopes of becoming an event planner; and I find that the majority of people make these very detrimental mistakes:
- They assume there isn't much more to planning an event than picking out decor, entertainment, and food;
- They assume that if they can land a job, their employer will teach them how to be an event planner; and
- They assume that the most logical step is to open their own event planning business.