A versed event planner knows that the world of event planning is not as glamorous as it sounds.

With one week before Sweet Southern Public Relations’ event for East Baton Rouge Parish Library, the planning is becoming tedious. Everything from cupcake flavors to the number of balloons in a balloon bouquet was discussed at this weeks meeting with our client.

It is easy to get caught up in the overarching theme of the event such as what the attendees will do what the decorations will look like. However, for an event to run smoothly, every detail down to where the not-so-glamorous trashcans will go needs to be thought out.

I would advise your public relations team’s event coordinator to run through the event as if he or she were a guest. It is necessary to think of everything a guest may do and any potential upsets that a guest may…

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