Tag: Finances

How to handle scope creep when managing events (and clients)

Event Scope Creep - Event Management Tips

Nobody likes to talk about event scope creep even though more than half of all events go over budget. And we don’t like to talk about it because nobody likes to tell the client or the boss that things are going to cost more than anticipated, even if those costs are legitimate and were unanticipated

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Don’t float (or finance) your clients’ weddings – An Event / Wedding Planner Business Tip

We’ve all had clients that say, “Oh, can you go ahead and pay for that and I’ll reimburse you?” And if it’s a $10 piece of decor or a $30 printing bill, it’s not such a huge deal. But when they start to ask us to float their $1,500 DJ bill, or their $6,000 venue

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