Why do you need to hire an event planner?

Planning an event may seem easy at first, but the moment you start, you realize how much needs to be done in how little time and the anxiety starts lurking behind the corner. Avoiding stress will be one of the many benefits that we are going to talk about. Here are some reasons why you should hire an event management company to help you out.

1. They know what they are doing
Event management comes with a lot of responsibility. Luckily these people are pros at what they are doing. They know all of the best tricks, strategies and tactics that will make the event unforgettable

2. Stress
Stress is one of the unfortunate things that come along with our fast ways of living. From all of the deadlines, red eyes, mails and pressing life issues, we have lost the time to breathe and relax. Event planners take away the stress from the day of the happening so that you can sleep prepare and show up rested and ready.

3. Save time and Money
Those people behind the clipboard have most likely been doing that for a long time. And by the time that you hire them, they have established good relationships with vendors, hotels and all kinds of people that will help in bringing your event to life. Instead of looking through resumes, searching for contacts and trying to negotiate for the offers. They just have to pick up the phone and a trustworthy and right person will come ready to do the job.

4. They know what is the goal and how to achieve it
Whether you are thinking of organizing a party and the goal is for everyone to have fun, or you need a corporate event and need to be presented in the best way possible. They know what you are looking for and how to get there. They know what is needed to tune the ambient to be just right for every kind of celebration.

5. Creativity
Trends come and go and the public just experiences them. But event managers are the ones setting the trends, they know what is up at any time of the year and have the resources to make it happen. Event planners are one of the most creative people. With each project, they focus on logistics and spreadsheets but they know how to present them in the best way possible. They also pay attention to details, because they are professionals they have nailed the system to the last bit, they make flawless events without any missed spots.

6. They create plan B and plan C and…
When you come to a professional event management company and they start working on a plan, they don’t just focus on that one, their extensive experience has shown them every single detail that might decide to go wrong at the last moment. So they always have back up plans for everything and know how to manage the risk. More so they know how to switch between so that nobody notices and the event runs smoothly. This extends from wrong weathercasts on an open party to bringing extras of every material.

7. They are the invisible host
Event planners aren’t working out just the logistics in the background, they are the invisible host. They make sure that the event runs its best course on time and without any hiccups. They love hiding in the shadows and letting you shine as the host. 

8. Their goal
Finally, their goal is to make you happy. They want to take your idea that seemed impossible to execute and turn it into an even better reality. They love it when they make magic happen. They want to see you be a guest to your party and give you the security and peace of mind that everything is where it should be so that you can enjoy your event as well.

Be a guest to your dream event and take the credit as a host.

Event ROI Institute

Event ROI Institute is a training and consulting company teaching the ROI Methodology and helping small to large-scale organizations with the implementation of this industry standard for measuring events. The team consists of top-experts in the area of effective event strategies and ROI evaluation with longtime experience in training and corporate event management.

Ms. Despina Kozarovska from Podium Macedonia has achieved the Event ROI Foundation Certificate, by completing the training course in London, United Kingdom, and thereafter applying the ROI Methodology to a meeting and completing the evaluation report.

EIAT Conference

Podium had a representative at the ninth EIAT Conference, Regional brand platform, held November, 2017 at the University in Novi Sad, on this years subject “Sustainable Tourism, Entrepreneurship and Local Economic Development”.

Ms. Despina Kozarovska from Podium Macedonia was presenting the ways of channeling the introduction of local products and services into the offer of the destination.

Bits & Pretzels

The team of Podium Macedonia was part of this years edition of the largest Founders Festival “Bits & Pretzels” 2017, held in Munich – Germany. Kevin Spacey, Ann Cunnigham (Former personal advisor to Steve Jobs, Apple, Pixar, Next), Trivago Founder and many more, part of the magnificent list of speakers.

We believe that the constant pursue and upgrade of skills and knowledge for new trends in the experiential marketing world is our key to success. We deliver unique concepts, that lead to exceptional stories created for our clients. We talk about value, we talk about ROI, we talk about creativity and innovation, we talk about success.

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Eventex Awards

We at Podium Macedonia are proud to announce the win of two second prizes “Best Cultural Event” and “Best Festival” for the project Skopje Street Festival at the “Eventex” Conference 2015 – Global Event Awards. The project was evaluated by high experts in the Marketing and Event Industry.

We will continue to provide innovative solutions and engage supporters and institutions in creating value and experience for all the stakeholders of the event.