10 Tips for Organizing a Formal Event


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Make Contracts and Get Them Signed
The earlier you can get your contracts signed, the better.
The earlier you can get your contracts signed, the better.
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Contracts are the backbone of any event because without them, you won't have any speakers, entertainment, informational materials, equipment or anything you can't provide yourself. Until all your vendors and entertainment have signed on the dotted line, everything about your event is uncertain. So prepare your contracts as early as possible to prevent being left in the lurch should your chief speaker receive a more lucrative offer two weeks before the big day.