Event industry is blooming, and more and more companies require of event professionals. But, how are these profiles exactly order to incorporate the perfect personnel into our event organization team?
Sometimes, the steps to follow to plan a specific event may be clear, but we not so the most suitable profiles to plan and execute each of the management tasks. When we talk about the whole process that involves the organization and production of an event, we must take into account the importance of the figure of the event professional, as they play a fundamental and very necessary role during its planning, monitoring, development, and even once it is finished.
A good organizer should be aware of every detail. To begin with, the perfect execution of a briefing, as it helps to inform and organize all the people involved in the event development.
What are exactly the different functions that your event team should be able to perform?
The team will always depend on the objectives pursued in each project, but in general terms, the following profiles will be always required:
– Responsible for accounts and daily contact with the client before, during, and after the event.
– Responsible for the event step-outline and direction.
– AV/Sound and light technicians.
– Team/expert responsible for communication and social networks.
– Responsible for the management of agreements with sponsors.
– Logistics team.
– Set-up and dismantling personnel.
– Hostess staff.
– Administrative staff.
– Assistants, speakers, masters of ceremonies, presenters, …
What are the skills of a good event manager?
– Must be a dynamic, active professional with social skills.
– Must have good communication skills and high problem-solving ability.
– Must be a person with the ability to optimize time and prioritize daily task management with the client.
– Must be a creative, responsible, thoughtful, methodical, and organized.
– With enough expertise in new technologies.
– Master as much languages as possible.
– Must have geographical availability and time flexibility.
But most importantly, no matter which event typology is on the agenda, people must always go first.