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How to Be an Unstoppable Event Planner in New York

By Susan Douglin

 

 

Unstoppable Event Planners

 

The scene for an Event Planner New York is rife with cut-throat competition, deadlines to beat, and an abundance of pressure from all corners. So, you have to up your game to stay ahead of the pack. How you say?  Here are some great ways you may want to consider to become an unstoppable Event Planner New York.

 

Don’t Let the Fear of Failure Bog You Down

Start off by understanding that things can go wrong - this is, after all, the bustling event planning 

Start off by understanding that things can go wrong - this is, after all, the bustling event planning New York scene. You can plan all the nitty-gritty of the event meticulously, but mistakes do happen. Nonetheless, it is up to you to continue moving forward with the planning process despite the mishaps. When things crumble, you need to keep your chin up and act promptly. It should never affect your performance negatively in the next event, if anything it should be a cautionary tale. Think of it as the acting portion of your job, always put on the stress-free happy face.

 

Come up With Your Own Style – Be Unique

Nothing makes an Event Planner New York stand out in a sea of competition quite like being unique. With a little ingenuity, you can quickly come up with innovative and authentic ideas - from table planning to catering and everything in between. Remember what Jack Ma said: “copy and you die!” It might sound a little far-fetched, but you really don’t want to be a copycat event planner in New York. Most of your clients will be experts in luxury service and they can always spot a fake!

 

Don’t Let It Go to Your Head

Sure, as an unstoppable Event Planner New York, you will get to cater to A-list celebrities, big corporations and the who’s who of the business and politics world. While it feels nice to enjoy the perks, privileges and extra command, don’t let it go to your head. It pays to remain grounded – remember a good event planner in New York has to be humble and down-to-earth. It’s the best way to connect to your client all while staying relevant and likeable.

 

Be Accountable

The cliché that the client is always right applies to event planning – in fact, in a big way. When mistakes happen, it doesn’t matter if it’s your fault, your crew’s or client’s, you’ve to hone it and take responsibility. Go back and look at what exactly went wrong – and then make changes accordingly.

 

Don’t Overthink

Sure, you are a big-time Event Planner New York. Things can get hectic or paralyzing sometimes. It’s only natural to be extra careful, but you don’t have to overthink every action and detail.

 

Go Above and Beyond

You won’t be an unstoppable event planner in New York unless you go the extra mile. You want to provide special offers like freebies, deep discounts, giveaways, after-sale-services, and anything that will make them feel like you appreciate their service. Providing offers for future bookings, means that you also consider their budget and value their relationship. You want to become a professional friend so-to-speak to your clients, and believe me when I say the referrals will pour in when you add a touch of special services for them.

 

 

 

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