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The Art and Science of Event Planning

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
8:30-11:30 a.m.
Held at Rookwood Tower
3805 Edwards Road, 5th Floor
Interact for Health ChoiceCare Room

Program: 
Join us for a full morning of content and discussion around design, planning and production of engaging and successful events. Topics include:
  • organizing and tracking event tasks and responsibilities
  • managing an event budget
  • working with committees and event volunteers
  • coordinating food/beverage, décor, and audio visuals
  • venue selection
  • tips for invitations and response gathering
  • best practices for sponsorships and fundraising
  • promoting your event
  • and much more!

The session will include a panel discussion featuring experts in key event specialties. Panelists will include:

  • Marsha Burton – Director of Sales, Cintas Center
  • Rachael Fritsch – Event Consultant, All Occasions Event Rental
  • Gail Myers – public relations professional
  • Carrie Schroder – Development Manager, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati
  • Laura Starkey, Catering Sales Director, SPECTRA Food Services and Hospitality at Sharonville Convention Center
  • Gretchen Ramstetter, Development Manager – Twin Lakes  |  Life Enriching Communities Foundation
Presenter:
Our keynote presenter will be Betsy Zelek, owner of BZMS Events. BZMS Events, founded in 2004, provides event planning and management services to corporations, businesses and non-profit organizations in the Greater Cincinnati region.  BZMS Events has been certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise since 2011.  And in 2017, they earned designation as a Certified Tourism Ambassador for the Greater Cincinnati region.  Visit bzmsevents.com to learn more.