So you have to plan a business meeting. Whether it’s a small meeting, a convention, or conference, the things you will need to consider are the same.
From budgeting to planning recommendations, and helpful data from successful venues, we will give you all the advice you need to get started—plus a few insider tips to ensure the success of your business meeting!
This guide will answer questions like:
Where Do I Start?
As you start planning for your business meeting, there are two important questions that you need to ask yourself. The answers to these questions will set the foundation for your entire planning schedule, and will also help you answer the rest of the questions below.
When Should I Start Planning?
We’ve helped millions of people plan their meetings, and have the data to show what we’ve seen for the amount of time required to plan. And if you don’t have that kinda time, don’t worry—we can help!
Where Will I Have It?
Once again, we’ve got helpful information for you. We’ve asked thousands of meeting planners what makes the biggest difference in selecting the perfect venue, and compiled the top five aspects of a location that affect the decision.
What is My Budget?
You won’t just get tips on how much you’ll spend—you’ll get tips on saving money, too. We have thousands of venues and vendors who have given us pricing information so that you can get a sense of how much you will spend for your business meeting.
What Vendors Do I Need?
There is no doubt that a good guest speaker can make your meeting or conference a success. But what are some other needs that you should plan for at your meeting? Discover tips on accommodations, catering, and more!
Do I Need Help?
We’ll help you figure out what kind of support you need and, as always, we’re here to help. Eventective has helped millions of people plan their events. As you begin your planning process, check out our Meeting Forum and our other Event Planning Articles for additional resources on successful business meetings.