• The Event team
  • An event manager is generally supported by a team that grows enormously as the event draws near. A planning team of 12 that works together for a year can explode into a team of five hundred for the short period of the event. This phenomenon has been termed the ‘pulsing organization’ by A. Toffler, who coined the term to describe organizations that expand and contract in size.
  • The event team usually consists of the following elements:

  1. Staffing arrangements.
  2. Committees
  3. Staff
  4. Volunteers
  5. Event manual for staff and volunteers.
  • The Event team management – The management of the team that is going to be organizing the event is also very necessary. The manager has to take care of this. For management the manager must know about his team members. A manager can know about his team members with the help of Sir Abraham Harold Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.


  • Code of Ethics

As with all modern professions, the presence of a code of ethics can enhance the reputation of those involved and can assist customers to feel confident in their choice of event manager, supplier, or contractor. The international special events society has the following code of ethics.

  1. Promote and encourage highest level of ethics
  2. Strive for excellence
  3. Use legal and ethical means in all industry negotiations and activities
  4. Protect the public against fraud and unfair practices and promote all practices which bring credit to the business.
  5. Insurance coverage for all business activities
  6. Maintain industry standard of safety and sanitation
  7. Truthful and accurate information with respect to performance of duties.
  8. Increase the professional growth and knowledge.

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