What Are the Steps in Planning a Party?
Jody’s Top 10 Tips for a Successful Party from professional event planner Jody (formerly Gabel) Taylor-Smith Some people have a knack for throwing together a last minute party and the ability to turn a special occasion into something so much more, while others of us have a hard enough time keeping track of the number for our favorite take out joint. Use these 10 simple tips to help you save time, save money and save your sanity while pulling off an unforgettable party and once and for all program the number for that little Thai place you love so much into your cell phone! Here are the steps I use in planning a party: 1. Plan, prepare, execute Even if you decide at 4pm to have your co-workers over for BBQ at 6 you still need to take a minute to get a game plan in place, prepare yourself and your space, and execute your plan. This is the most important first step in planning a party or event. Read our Event Planning Tips for more details. 2. Make lists, lists and lists Lists will keep yo