To organise events, irrespective of the size, requires specialised skills and experience that is gained through years of “on the
An event has many facets to it and whilst there are many organisations who believe that they offer a “one-stop” solution, this
is only really achievable if you actually are performing all the tasks required internally.
Project Management in essence is actually the co-ordination of these facets as opposed to actually performing all the tasks.
Centeq events offers consultancy advice to help you manage your event properly in the following ways: Supplier appointments – we will help identify suppliers that are reliable, competent and stand for the same values of what you want to achieve with your event. The typical outsourced services that you will require are quite complex ranging from PR and Marketing, Operational, Programme development, Financial and Social events. Please refer to our Supplier guidelines for a detailed breakdown of what possible tasks are entailed in supplier appointments. Work breakdown structures – for every supplier that you appoint, there needs to be an action list of items and timelines for these action items to take place. Centeq Events has the expertise and experience to develop action lists per supplier and to implement a plan of action. Event co-ordination – i.e.: manage suppliers and action lists. Leading up to the event, someone needs to put together the suppliers and the work breakdown structures and to ensure that the action items are done. Onsite management – the day of the event arrives and all the hard work needs to fall into place. Centeq offers to manage and run your event logistics on the day to ensure that no loose ends fall through the cracks and all the dedication, commitment and planning leading up to the big day results in a successful event. Financial Management – In all business ventures, finances is key to the success or failure of an event. Whether it is breakeven or profits that you are trying to achieve, a strict budget with constant analysis and reporting is essential. Centeq is able to assist with the drafting of budgets, balance sheet reporting, income against expenditure analysis, reconciliation of supplier payments, un-audited financial reports with VAT analysis. A full in-house bookkeeping service specific for the event with the added benefit of budget origination.