Event may refer to gatherings of people:
Ceremony, an event of ritual significance, performed on a special occasion
Convention (meeting), a gathering of individuals engaged in some common interest
Event management, the organization of events
Festival, an event that celebrates some unique aspect of a community
Happening, a type of artistic performance
Media event, an event created for publicity
Party, a large social or recreational gathering
Sporting event, at which athletic competition takes place — Wikipedia
Event management is the application of project management to the creation and development of large scale events such as festivals, conferences, ceremonies, formal parties, concerts, or conventions. It involves studying the brand, identifying the target audience, devising the event concept, and coordinating the technical aspects before actually launching the event.
The process of planning and coordinating the event is usually referred to as event planning and which can include budgeting, scheduling, site selection, acquiring necessary permits, coordinating transportation and parking, arranging for speakers or entertainers, arranging decor, event security, catering, coordinating with third party vendors, and emergency plans.
The events industry now includes events of all sizes from the Olympics down to business breakfast meetings. Many industries, charitable organizations, and interest groups hold events in order to market themselves, build business relationships, raise money, or celebrate achievement. — Wikipedia
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