Do you have a natural instinct for organizing events? From weddings to company retreats, event planning takes good coordination skills to manage the details and the sequence of what needs to happen from beginning to end. Like putting together a jigsaw puzzle, planners oversee the individual details that will eventually come together to create the full picture — the event. Is this your idea of a rewarding challenge? Then read on.

We’ve grouped the following resources together as a starting point for your research into what it would take to start your own event planning business. In addition to the free content (such as sample event planning business plans that you can read in full online), you will also find links for additional tools and products to help you move from the “where do I begin?” research step to the “how do I get started?” step — when you’re ready.

Event Planning Sample Business Plans

Looking for inspiration? Check out our library of Event Planning Sample Plans to see how others like you got started and turned their business idea into a reality. Here are all the distinct event-related sample plans we currently feature:

These plans can be read fully online and if you download our free Business Plan Template, you can easily develop your own business plan while referencing a professional sample. And if you like any of the above sample plans, you can even use them as a starting point within LivePlan.

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