Confessions of an Event Planner: Case Studies from the Real World of Events - How to Handle the Unexpected and How to Be a Master of Discretion / Edition 1

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Meet Emma Starr, event planner extraordinaire. She travels the world designing, producing, and orchestrating one-of-a-kind corporate and social events. She has seen it all-what can and does go wrong when you add the guests to a well-planned event program-and she shares her amazing stories in Confessions of an Event Planner. These real-life, fictionalized scenarios offer a behind-the-scenes look at the world of business entertaining and event planning that will prepare you for anything, and show you how to be a master of discretion.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470160183
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/21/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 756,289
  • Product dimensions: 9.22 (w) x 6.34 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgements xix

1 Meetings, Mayhem and Margaritaville 1

2 Sun Jammin' 49

3 You Want Me To Try Alligator, Rattlesnake and What??? 91

4 Wedding Daze 121

5 From City Lights to Desert Nights 127

6 Inventive Incentives 161

7 All Hail (or Oh, Hell) to the Man Who Would Be King 167

8 Long Commute to Work 189

9 Guests Gone Wild 205

10 Taking an Ethical Stand 221

11 Social Agenda 231

12 Rocking the Casbah 255

Conclusion 259

Final Assignment 261

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