Chapter 15: Event administration
- The importance of efficient and effective event administration
- Paper-based versus electronic administration
- Administration procedures for events
- Administration responsibilities of the events team
The importance of efficient and effective event administration
Administration is an essential element of managing events efficiently. All the vision, planning and organising will be futile if the administration systems in place are not effective.
If the company has a track record that is supported by documentation, systems, mechanisms and procedures, the client will get a favourable impression immediately. Their perception will be that the company is organised, controlled and methodical.
Event management companies are responsible for the entire budget, and if administration falls down, so will the profits of the event.