Top 10 Attributes of the Special Events Manager
1. Be prepared.
No matter what is requested, reach into your bag of resources and pull it out.
2. Stay composed.
Smile. Breath. Re-assure. Then go to Plan B ……Plan C ……..Plan D
3. Be wired for opportunity.
When obstacles arise, see potential. Take the leap and turn it into something positive.
4. Educate your palate.
On any budget, recommend a feast that’s delicious and healthy.
5. Love travel and understand the “local” in the destination.
Stay current on travel knowledge. Offer local cultural suggestions.
6. Protect of the planet.
Keep an eye on protecting the environment. Take the green path. Manage with care and flair!
7. Serve as people connectors.
In your circle of friends, you’re three degrees from anyone in the world. Know people who know people and reach out in helping others make meaningful connections.
8. Possess a generous heart.
Looking out for others. See the unseen and go the distance to help others in need.
9. Be a Pro
Commit to do it. No need for reminders. Get it done, on time, on budget and in the best way.
10. Be friendly, fun and smile.
Be the born party person you are and be an expert at creating enjoyment for others.