Being an event manager, the client expects you to take the cover of all the things while you are working on it. But in reality, it’s just not possible to make everything as planned in the real world. There are certain things that are not just in your hands but you can at least try to be aware of all the mistakes that every event manager should avoid.
Communications bind all of us in a string and can actually help you make your event planning better than ever. But most of the inexperienced event managers do this mistake and it’s one thing that you should avoid. It’s absolutely crucial that you communicate effectively with both your internal event team and your suppliers.
Shortage of Transportation
It’s important to take note of whether all the transportation requirements are met or not. Even, try to double-check all the things and always have a plan B with you.
On the day of the event, there are going to be lots of attendees. So make sure you have an adequate amount of staff managing them as people will only get attracted to your event only if they feel important and wanted and that’s exactly the job of the exhibition staff.
Poor Contingency Plan
You can give your best, do everything you can but as it is in life, there are just some things that don’t go well according to our plan. Make sure you have a contingency plan for it. That’s a common mistake which most of the event planner make- lack of contingency plan. A professional event planner thinks ahead, identifies what could go wrong, and has a good contingency plan in place.
Being aware of these common mistakes and making sure everything is okay is your secret to a smooth and comfortable trade show.