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Masterminding the perfect business function
or event


course overview

Available as in-house course only

Please contact us on

011 582 3333, or email training@biztech.co.za

Too many of us have been to one too many conferences or corporate functions that just don't live up to our expectations.

Corporate functions and events are part of business and if you are the one entrusted with the big job, you need to be capable of delivering an event that lives long in the memory of those who attend. Managing budgets, deadlines and logistics have to become second nature to you.

Fortunately, delivering top notch corporate events can be mastered.

Ensure you possess the skills and competencies needed to orchestrate an unforgettable function time and again. The course covers the following key topics:


  • Understanding all the elements that make an event
    successful and memorable.

  • Delivering an event that will delight your client.

  • Excellent communication between you, your client and service providers.

  • Advertising & marketing the event.

  • Creating excitement and interest in your event.

  • Knowing who should attend.

  • Creating invitations that work.

  • Decorating and branding: achieving the balance.

  • How to arrange sponsorship and what kind of
    sponsorship is appropriate.

  • How to make people want to attend


  • Planning for the expected and the unexpected.

  • Co-ordinating all parties involved.

  • Negotiating the best deal with suppliers.

  • Mastering budgeting so there are no nasty surprises.

  • Applying basic project management principles.

  • The value of performing site inspections.

  • Ensuring stakeholder consultation.

  • How specifications, procedures and checklists can make the process easy.


  • How to choose an appropriate guest speaker.

  • Knowing when to have a master of ceremonies.
    About photographers.

  • What kind of audio and visual equipment you will need.

  • How to organise the technical equipment so that it
    actually works on the day!

  • How to ensure a smooth and effective registration

  • About bookings, confirmations, invoicing and payment.

  • PR and the media.

who should attend

  • Event organisers/administrators

  • Personal Assistants, secretaries and administrators

  • Marketing assistants & administrators

  • Conference or training co-ordinators and administrators

  • Anyone involved in the planning of conferences, workshops, training, end of year functions, client functions, product launches, breakfast seminars, cocktail parties, company functions or other company events


After attending this course attendees should:

  • Be able to deliver a successful event

  • Successfully market an event

  • Be able to plan and co-ordinate all elements successfully

  • Prepare and manage an event budget

take home tools

  • Training Manual & Electronic copy of study material

  • All delegates receive one month of telephonic support relating to course content



  • Dynamic and knowledgeable facilitators

  • Training File and a USB

  • Certificate of Attendance

  • Quality folder, notepad and pen


The course will take place over 2 days - 08:30 to 16:00/16:30 daily


bbbee compliance

BizTech is BBBEE level 4 compliant. This means that we are a 100% contributor and companies investing money in training their staff through BizTech can also improve their own BBBEE scorecard. Not only does it offer an opportunity to improve your company's Skills Development BBBEE category, but you can also improve your BBBEE Preferential Procurement category. In each case your company will benefit 100% of the spend made.