The Ultimate Checklist for Organizing a Workshop

Jan 08,2018
image By: Emily Winter

Thinking of organizing a workshop or seminar but don’t know where to start? It’s one of the most common events that planners will organize as it allows business owners to showcase the expertise to a roomful of a potential.

Now if you’re looking to impress the right people for the right reasons it’s vital that your workshop goes to plan and that your audience walk away feeling as if they have gained valuable knowledge or something that they did not have before. 

The great thing about organizing a workshop, lecture or seminar is that anyone who can speak knowledgeably on a subject can host one! Whether it’s offering business services like accounting or marketing to lifestyle services such as personal stylists, makeup artists or personal trainers. 

Help prepare for your event with the help of our workshop planner checklist.

  • Confirm the purpose of the event and create the goals.
  • Define audience and ideal attendee numbers
  • Design workshop agenda – Intro, exercises, props/tools needed and then a well thought summary with something your audience can take away.
  • Produce any supporting materials – Such as a presentation 
  • Devise marketing strategy – Budget, marketing channels, key messaging, key influencers and marketing plan.
  • Booking venue, catering and staff support that will be needed throughout the event.
  • Set up your free EventCart event page to help promote your workshop and manage registrations.
  • Organize take away materials for attendees – Name tags, flyers, leaflets.
  • Confirm final guest list
  • Practice giving your presentation – Practice makes perfect!

Now you have the EventCart ultimate workshop checklist, you’re all good to go! Start planning your seminar today by creating an event online.

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