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What is the role of an event planner?

An event planner will plan and organise all aspects of your event, including: schedules, styling, entertainment, lighting, catering, seating, vendors, and the venue. They’ll discuss your needs and do as much as possible to minimise your stress so you can enjoy your function. 

Is an event planner the same as an event manager?

Although there is some overlap between the two roles, event planners usually focus on pre-party tasks such as theming, venue, catering, invitations, and hiring. An event manager will make sure the event runs smoothly by overseeing the event and making sure any issues are fixed quickly.

What are some common events that require a professional event planner?

You can hire an event planner for any special occasion, such as: weddings, corporate functions, or milestone birthday parties. In fact, they can help with any event that needs to be planned in advance.

Why hire an event planner instead of managing it all yourself?

Years of experience means your event planner will know what works and what doesn’t -  your event isn’t the time to consider trial and error. And their experience can save you significant time and money. You only need to speak with one person (the planner!) and they’ll coordinate with all vendors and suppliers. With everything taken care of, you can also enjoy yourself at your party instead of worrying about the little details.

What are the steps involved in event planning?

Firstly, an event planner will meet with you to talk about your event. They will find out the look and feel you’d like and start designing your ideal party. Once you’ve agreed on themes and ideas, they’ll source vendors and suppliers to bring your vision to life. They’ll negotiate pricing so you get the best deal, plus ensure vendors know what’s expected to make the event a success. They can even book security for those bigger parties to ensure a safe environment for all partygoers.

How much does an event planner cost?

You can expect to pay an average of $82 -$160 when you book your event planner through Airtasker. The cost of event planning may vary depending on the location, type, and size of your party, plus how much help you need. Prices are usually higher for wedding or corporate events, and you can expect to pay more for event management and any other add-ons.

What does event planning include?

Planning ahead (sometimes up to 12 months in advance) is important, especially for major events. Your event planner will keep everything on track and moving forward, calling on their creative vision and organising skills at every step. Most event planners regularly cover events like:

Corporate event planning

Event planners aren’t just about the glitz and glamour - they can also make sure your corporate event comes off polished and professional. Company events include conferences, seminars, product launches, award nights, and even publicity stunts. Whatever your event, your planner can make any corporate or industry event feel more special and less like work. Firstly, they will meet with you to discuss your vision, budget, and expectation for the event. Next, they’ll develop a strategy that helps bring your theme to life. From there, they’ll find appropriate suppliers who can provide everything you need for the event. Some corporate event planners can also help with destination conferences so you can be confident that everything will be ready when you arrive. 

Wedding planning

An wedding event planner can helps make your dream day a reality. They’ll meet with you to talk about how you want your wedding day to look and feel, and then they’ll find a way to make your dream a reality. They’ll think of everything, so you don’t have to, like: creating a wedding budget, finding vendors, arranging transport, and styling your venue. They’ll keep you informed at every step of the way and stick to a timeline make sure it all happens just right. Engaging an event planner puts you in complete control without any of the stress and running around. Many event planners also offer event management services to help everything run smoothly on the day, so you can be involved as much or as little as you like.

Planning for special occasions and birthdays

Whether it’s your child’s themed birthday or a sophisticated soiree for adults, your event planner can help coordinate and organise a birthday party event that’ll be remembered for years. Your event planner will help lock in the venue, catering, balloons, entertainment, and birthday cake for your event. Enjoy a special event with friends and family, knowing even the smallest details have been taken care of. From setting up to cleaning up, your event planner will make your party goes off without a hitch.

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Event Planner for Full Day Corporate Event

$1,750

Vermont VIC, Australia

9th Oct 2019

Our company is opening a brand new office and Innovation Centre in Melbourne where customers can come and touch and play with our technology. To launch this we are hosting an exclusive full day event on 12 December for approximately 40-50 of our key customers, we need an event planner and coordinator to help ensure we dont miss a detail and pull off a fantastic opening aligned with our global brand. • You are creative and energetic, and can show experience of coming up with ideas to ensure our customers are inspired by our event. • You have demonstrated experience in planning and coordinating all aspects of a corporate event with an eye for detail. • You are an excellent communicator, experienced at collaborating with multiple stakeholders, this includes experience with ensuring the event is aligned with our global branding requirements.

Event planning - RedBull Summer beach event

$50

Manly NSW, Australia

30th Sep 2019

Hey guys I am organising a pretty funky event for early February 2020, and I need help. I am looking for a handful of people to come on as part of the team. This is a first time event in Australia, but based on something that has been hugely successful in other locations. I am in talks with Red Bull to sponsor the event but need some organised, enthusiastic team members, to help finalise details and plan the event. At the moment I am looking for anyone with experience or knowledge in the following fields: Event coordinator Event planners Life Guards Ambulance/Medical/First Aid Cert/Doctors Structural Engineers for stage/platforms and scaffolding Wharf engineers Event insurance brokers Promo Staff Ex Council officials Food safety supervisors Event equipment hire Charity Workers Hit me up if you are interested in launching something special. Thanks Wiremu

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$500

Kingsgrove NSW 2208, Australia

9th Sep 2019

Hi, I need someone to come and decorate our engagement party on the 12th October at 5pm at Sir Joseph Banks hotel in Botany. Are you available? Thank you

I need event planning

$120

Ryde NSW 2112, Australia

8th Aug 2019

Event 21September, 30th wedding anniversary at woolwich pier hotels. Cocktail reception. Need to decor the tables with candles about 8. Welcome signs Flowers Please contact me 0451538432

I need event planning

$300

Doolandella QLD 4077, Australia

1st Aug 2019

Looking for a decorator who can decorate the hall for kids party

Event planner

$200

Lalor VIC 3075, Australia

3rd Jun 2019

Hi I need someone qualified to help me plan my daughters birthday/ naming ceremony which will be at my home in Lalor undercover shed with marquee attached. Preferably someone local to Lalor so we can meet up easy enough if things go wrong. Please bid your fee and I will deduct it from the budget ($1000). The planner I choose, will then just send me invoices for caterers, decorators etc and I will pay them. My budget is around $1000. The amount $1000 is inclusive of the planners fee and to cover all the requirements to bring it all to life. $1000 need to cover : - Planner fee, if not local needs to be willing to travel at no extra cost to organise meetings to go over things where need be. - decorations ( through the whole shed not just dessert table, also need the planner to be there physically with me to set up. ) - set up ( will need chairs to hire but other furniture such as tables also depends on how the planner suggests the aesthetic of the shed should look like. I would like feature table where cake and photos of my daughter will be ) - make bookings for caterers etc ( I need staff to walk around and hand out food and drinks and cut up cake to hand around. Food can be Hot and cold kitchen accessible. I will be supplying alcohol and punch bowls. Will need wine glasses - keeping it classy. The works! Party is on the 10th of Aug.

I need event planning

$400

Tarneit VIC 3029, Australia

8th May 2019

I'm looking for an event organisers for the 16th Birthday

Event planner

$700

Brisbane City QLD, Australia

6th Oct 2019

30th birthday Saturday 23rd November Booked a large self contained CBD apartment and want to host a lunch with family on the balcony 7+1 child. Have full kitchen to utilise. Sunset cocktails and canapés in the afternoon into early evening for 15-20. Would like all decorations, set up, food and service. Will supply alcohol for event.

I need event planning

$50

Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

19th Sep 2019

Theme: Met Gala Event: 30th Birthday Location: Required

Event planner & organiser

$200

Fairfield East NSW 2165, Australia

25th Aug 2019

Hi I need a on the day planner and organiser for a wedding. Will need your assistance of making sure the event goes smoothly and inorder of what's discussed. Date March 14 2020 12-6pm

I need event planning

$2,000

Woolloomooloo NSW, Australia

8th Aug 2019

Wedding planner needed within the Sydney area

Event planner

$250

Castle Cove NSW, Australia

28th Jul 2019

Hi All, We need the help of a person to help coordinate an event ( VIP afternoon) for approx 50 people in Chatswood - Saturday 7th Sept 2019 Basically we are celebrating our fist anniversary of owning a retail business ( beauty Salon) and want to have an event between 3-6pm for staff and key customers. Ideally someone with event planning skills that can assist with the event ( catering, set up, clean, wait, ** UPDATE ** - We have sent the invites out. - We also have planned the list of food and drinks for the event

Event Planner

$250

Brisbane City, Queensland, Australia

31st May 2019

Seeking experienced Event Planner to organise Events are mainly Award dinners and 'Roasts' for new venture.

I need event planning

$35

Leichhardt NSW 2040, Australia

12th Oct 2019

I need an event planner to coor donate my 50th birthday party. I want a theme so I need function venue themed, need caterers, need service staff, need music and entertainment, invitations. Function venue is self catering a mnd BYO alcohol. I need an organised and creative person to coordinate the event for me. Event is Feb 2020

I need event planning

$100

Centennial Park NSW, Australia

6th Oct 2019

I would like a quote for planning and setting up a 1st year old's birthday party in the park. Date is flexible.

I need event planning

$1,800

Camberwell VIC, Australia

16th Sep 2019

Open Day for an organisation

I need event planning-party decor

$100

Meadowbank NSW, Australia

20th Aug 2019

1st Birthday Party -Unicorn Themed-Sep 15th

Event planning helper for a Birthday party

$100

Kellyville NSW, Australia

7th Aug 2019

Hi I am looking for a person who can help me in planning my daughters first year birthday party. Please let me know if anyone available on 31 august and who can help me for organising.

Need an event planner to bump in and bump out

$500

Carlton NSW, Australia

6th Jun 2019

Hi there, I have an event coming up in three weeks for 100 people. Need an event planner to do floor plan for table layout, and come in before the event to set up tables. Will also need table cloths etc (tables provided) . Bump in and out requried

I need event planning

$150

South Yarra VIC, Australia

15th May 2019

for a wedding ceremony in a church

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