This guide covers topics on event management and planning, and specific events such as New York galas are also included. 2008. R 642.4 A784
In this event planning guide readers learn how to decorate for and plan for a special event. 2006. 394.2 M753a
The Complete Guide to Successful Event Planning by Shannon Kilkenny.
Kilkenny presents a variety of event planning methods and ideas in this handbook. 2006. 394.2 K48c
Confessions of an Event Planner by Chris Jones.
The event planning world is the focus of this documentary that presents information on salary, career outlook, and the different types of event planners. 2008. <DVD> 394.2 C748
Confessions of an Event Planner: Case Studies from the Real World of Events: How to Handle The Unexpected and Be a Master of Discretion. by Judy Allen. 2009. 394.2068 A427c
Table setting and decoration, tableware guides, and a discussion of European food habits are all discussed in this guide. 642.82 E138
Elements of the Table: A Simple Guide for Hosts and Guests by Lynn Rosen. 2007.
Ms. Rosen covers the subject of setting the table with information about napkin folding, flatware, crystal, table décor, and china. 642.6 R813e
Event Management: For Tourism, Cultural, Business, and Sporting Events by Lynn van der Wagen and
Brenda Carlos. 2005.
The authors have created a comprehensive guide to event planning for a variety of different events and venues. 394.2 V228e
The Event Marketing Handbook: Beyond Logistics and Planning by Allison Saget. 2006.
From researching the target audience for the event to the logistical plan for the event, Saget’s guide details how to successfully market and execute an event. 658.87 S129e
Event Planning: The Ultimate Guide to Successful Meetings, Corporate Events, Fund-raising Galas, Conferences, Conventions, Incentives and Other Special Events by Judy Allen. 2009.
Here is a helpful, informative guide on how to create a successful event. 658.456 A427e
Event Risk Management and Safety by Peter E. Tarlow. 2002.
Mr. Tarlow helps event managers plan for and decrease risks at their events. The topics covered include disaster planning, emergencies, and safety. 394.2068 T188e
Exceeding Expectations: Service Tips and Techniques to Keep Your Customers Coming Back produced by Phillip
In this DVD there is comprehensive coverage of the principles, standards, and practices that define outstanding service in the hospitality industry. <DVD> 642 E961
Fabulous Parties: Food and Flowers for Elegant Entertaining by Mark Held, Richard David, and Peggy Dark. 2008.
Written by two floral designers and a caterer, this book features gorgeous photographs and insightful tips to inspire party planners with their next event. 642.4 H474f
Festivals of the World: The Illustrated Guide to Celebrations, Customs, Events, and Holidays by Elizabeth Breuilly, Joanne O’Brien, and Martin Palmer. 2002.
A guide to world festivals and how they are celebrated, which can help when planning specific holiday events. R 394.2 B846f
Global Meetings and Exhibitions by Carol Krugman and Rudy R. Wright. 2007.
The authors provide the fundamental guidelines of meetings, conventions, and exhibitions. 658 K943g
How to Start a Home-Based Event Planning Business by Jill S. Moran. 2007.
The author uses worksheets and other tools to guide those interested in setting up an event planning business in their home. 394.2068 M829h
Management of Event Operations by Julia Tum, Phillipa Norton, J. Nevan Wright. 2006.
A resource guide on how to successfully manage and execute a special event. 394.2 T925m
A Meeting Planner’s Guide to Catered Events by Patti J. Shock and John M. Stefanelli. 2009.
This guide helps event, meeting, and convention planners save money, negotiate contracts, deal with catering managers, and manage the food and beverage aspect of their event. 642.4 S559m
Special Events: Event Leadership for a New World by Joe Goldblatt. 2005.
An event management guide for those planning special events. 394.2 G618e
Special Events: The Roots and Wings of Celebration by Joe Goldblatt. 2008.
Designed to aid the seasoned professional as well as the newly minted event manager, this guide contains detailed information on planning and executing an event. 394.26 G618s
Start and Run an Event Planning Business by Cindy Lemaire and Mardi Foster-Walker. 2005.
The authors give readers ideas for how to set-up and maintain an event planning business, covering everything from the business site to working with suppliers. 394.2068 L545s
Start Your Own Event Planning Business by Amy Jean Peters. 2007.
Ms. Peters details ways to manage and grow an event planning business. 394.2068 S796
Do I Have to Wear White? by Anna Post. 2009.
Ms. Post presents all of the basics about wedding planning, wedding etiquette, and bridal showers.
R 395.22 P857d
Easy Wedding Planning Plus by Elizabeth and Alex Lluch. 2007.
The authors explain to readers all of the details involved with planning a wedding. 395.22 L793e
How to Plan Your Own Wedding and Save Thousands: Without Going Crazy by Tracy Leigh. 2008.
A frugal guide for how to plan a wedding. 395.22 L528h
The Military Wedding by Vanessa Baldwin. 2008.
A guide to planning a wedding and reception for those in the armed forces. 395.02 B182m
Miss Manners’ Guide to a Surprisingly Dignified Wedding by Judith and Jacobina Martin. 2010.
Miss Manners gives readers a step-by-step guide to planning and having a successful wedding. 395.22 M381m
Wedding Directing and Coordinating: A Training Manual with Challenging Stories and Scenarios by Elaine Parker. 2008.
A wedding planner’s guide for how to coordinate a wedding. 395.22 P238w
Wedding Sanity Savers: How to Handle the Stickiest Dilemmas, Scrapes, and Questions that Arise on the Road to Your Perfect Day by Dale Atkins and Annie Gilbar. 2005.
The authors cover all of the basics about wedding planning and etiquette. 395.2 A873w
Bibliography last reviewed March 21, 2014