For an even to successfully organize you need to plan. The planning is most vital part and if well planned, you are half way done. Ask yourself why you are organizing the event and what do you hope to achieve? Team effort is also important. So if you have team members assign specific task to everyone. Think about your event ahead of sufficient time. Be aware of statutory and religious holidays. If it’s the family event avoid school holiday time periods (e.g., winter, spring and summer holidays). Check dates with key participants – e.g., speakers, presenters, VIP guests, etc. You will find 9 tips to get you started with event management planning in this infographic.