Everything revolves around the date of your special event. Ideally, you want to have three potential dates in mind so that you can compare availability and prices across the board. Try to include different days of the week for maximum flexibility.
2 Budget vs. Costs
It might sound impractical to work on a budget before knowing venue and catering costs, but working this way provides a benchmark for you to measure all of vendor proposals. Begin with your revenue sources. How much should you charge for attendance?
3. Know your limitations.
We all know the goal is to throw a great live event. To that end, we also have to be aware of what we can or cannot realistically do — be it budget … or time-wise.