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An Introduction to Successful Conferences and Events

Hemsley Fraser
Course summary
Length: 2 days
Location: London
Course type: Open / Scheduled

An Introduction to Successful Conferences and Events

An Introduction to Successful Conferences and Events

An Introduction to Successful Conferences and Events - 1-day training course

Gain the confidence and skill to organise successful events, conferences, seminars and workshops with this highly practical An Introduction to Successful Conferences and Events course.

The 1-day programme places begins by focusing on the first and foremost element of successful event organisation: planning. This is then followed by an overview of the event coordination and management stages, providing delegates with all of the tools necessary to:

  • plan for a successful event 
  • develop successful event checklists
  • work within a budget
  • identify & avoid potential pitfalls and handle the unexpected
  • communicate and negotiate with stakeholders
  • work with others to deliver a successful event
  • evaluate the success of the event

Participants will leave the course with the expertise to plan and deliver successful events, as well as a practical checklist to use in all of their future event organisation activities.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This An Introduction to Successful Conferences and Events course is suitable for PAs, secretaries, executive assistants, administrators and supervisors who are new to event organisation and wish to develop their skills and confidence.
It is not suitable for experienced conferernce organisers.

Pre-course Activity
Candidates are required to complete a pre-course questionnaire to ensure that the course focuses on their key issues and needs.

Training Course Content

The course covers the following topics:

The Effective Organiser

  • Your role and responsibilities; the skills required for success
  • Working with others - keeping all parties informed through two-way communication
  • Whose support and assistance do you require?


  • Agreeing the scope and objectives of your event
  • Creating a critical path and developing a Gantt chart
  • Designing a schedule and developing a checklist
  • Working within a budget
  • Getting value for money when the budget is tight

Venues and Suppliers

  • Sourcing venues suppliers and guest speakers
  • Selecting the right venue
  • Negotiating prices, terms and facilities

On the Day

  • How to get the most out of your day
  • Dealing with difficult situations on the day
  • The ingredients of a successful day

Evaluating the Day

  • Why? Who? When? What? How?
  • Lessons for the future
  • Action planning for your next event


The cost of this course is £549 + VAT per delegate.

Multiple booking discounts are available.

In-company Training
Hemsley Fraser can also deliver this course in-house, tailoring the content to meet your organisation's needs.

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