A good event vendor not only gets the job done, they do so on time, within (or under!) budget and they will always have a back-up plan, just in case. As an Atlanta event management professional, your clients expect you to ensure that all vendors you’ve hired do just that. However, if you work with a bad event vendor, you’re setting yourself – and your events – up for failure.
All events rely on organized, trustworthy, and reliable vendors to keep things running smoothly for the duration. If even one vendor makes a mistake, it can have an effect on every aspect of the event, even if the two seem unrelated at a glance.
If you are new to the event planning industry, vetting vendors can be daunting. In fact, it can be tough even for seasoned professionals. However, it is something you’ve got to do – and you won’t be sorry that in doing so, you’re building a list of reliable vendors with whom you can cultivate solid relationships.
So, if you want to avoid working with bad event vendors, there are some things you really need to keep in mind. Here are just a few:
Remember: you want to build a network of vendors that you can work with again and again. Don’t sell yourself short just to save a buck and a little bit of time. You need to have strong, solid vendors on your team!
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