Tourism AwarenessIncrease your income with festivals and special events. Learn the fundamentals of event planning, event management and best practices in this one-day training. You will leave this class with the blueprint for your next event. Please e-mail or call (850) 590-2277, for more information.

Who should attend?

  • Anyone planning a public event (meeting, conference, festival, expo, etc.)
  • Farmers and ranchers
  • Community leaders and non-profit employees responsible for planning events
  • Volunteer coordinators and event volunteers
  • Event planners, event producers and show producers

Topics include:

  • Responsibilities of an event manager
  • Establishing goals and themes
  • Financial management
  • Marketing
  • Event sponsorship
  • Recruiting staff and volunteers
  • Food safety
  • Planning logistics
  • Risk management
  • Community relations
  • Relationship capital

You will also receive:

  • Training materials
  • Comprehensive list of resources
  • Sample event planning checklists
  • Sample event budget
  • Sample event planning time-line
  • A Certificate of Completion

Date, time & place: 

  • Offered as needed