How To Make A Successful Event With Oktion
So you want to host an event? What should you do? How can you be successful? Well, we’re here to tell you how!
First of all, what kind of event are we talking about here? Is it a large concert with tons of audience members and dozens of performers and staff members, or is it a small meet-up with a few friends in a restaurant? The size of the event plays a large role in what you should do.
Small events (such as small parties) don’t require much work; larger events, however, take tons of preparation and lots of follow-through (something often lacking). So let’s get started!
First, make a list of all the things you need to do, along with a rough estimate of how long each will take.
Next, start making plans for your event! Some things to consider are time and date, location, food/drink (if any), costs (if any), entertainment, guests of honour or speakers (if any), invitations, and the party itself.
Also, consider the equipment you might need to buy or rent, such as a CD player or a grill. You may want to set up a website for your event – this can be very helpful for publicizing it, asking people to contribute financially towards costs, etc.
As for entertainment, some ideas include a band, a DJ, food and drinks (for themed parties), pool/ping-pong tables, board games/card games, photos from previous events or special occasions, karaoke machines and sound equipment (a microphone and speaker), etc.
- Some ideas for guests of honour or speakers are:
- Famous people such as actors or musicians
- People you admire
- Your friends and family (if you want to honour their birthday or wedding anniversary, etc.)
- Historical figures (such as presidents)
- Animals that are special to you, etc.
When it comes to invitations (depending on the size of your event), consider sending out invitations via email/Facebook/Twitter/etc.,
Do you want professional event assistance? At Oktion, you will get the opportunity to promote your event. In addition to that, you can also find both free and paid events near you.