Event School

Jan 18, 2015 - Jan 22, 2015

West Virginia


This two year training program is designed for event management staff at all levels; whether new to events or event staff with years of experience, you will take away new skills and knowledge to help you produce successful and sustainable events!

Festivals and events have become a valuable resource to communities, states, regions and even countries.  Over time, events have changed from informal affairs to spectacular productions, demanding extensive skills and experience.  As a result, the International Festivals & Events Association and the National Recreation and Park Association have partnered to create the Event Management School. 

Year I Topics include:

  • Defining Your Event
  • Understanding Potential Programming Components
  • The Business Side of Events
  • Building an Event Team
  • Creating and Managing and Effective Volunteer Program
  • Sponsorships & Sponsor Services
  • Non-Sponsorship Revenue Programs
  • Marketing and Mediums
  • Event Operations
  • Surveys & Evaluations

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