Special Occasions

Planning Celebrations To Remember For A Lifetime




Planning a celebrations can be stressful. Minnesota Special Occasions is here to help. Providing high quality, professional event planning for all types of celebrations.

The special events industry has grown enormously in the past decade. What had been seen for decades as an elite service for the wealthy or corporate America is slowly transforming into a service that eliminates the hassle and headaches of planning events for American families and communities. According to recent research conducted by Dr Joe Goldblatt, CSEP spending for special events worldwide is $500 Billion annually.




What Does An Event Planner Do?


An event planner organizes, sets up, & manages various corporate, public, & private events & meetings. An event planner will work closely with the client to ensure that the event exceeds every expectations. Planners of an event may handle any or all of the following tasks related to the event:

  • Conducting Research
  • Creating An Event Design
  • Finding An Event Site
  • Arranging For Food, Decor, & Entertainment
  • Planning Transportation To & From The Event
  • Sending Invitations To Attendees
  • Coordinating The Activities Of Event Personnel
  • Supervising At The Event Site
  • Conducting Evaluations Of The Event

How many of these activities an event planner engages in will depend on the size and type of the particular event. From recommending & booking venues and vendors, to creating unique theme and decor, Minnesota Special Occasions will make sure things run smoothly from start to finish, and every detail in between.




What Type Of Events?


Special events may be business related, purely social, or something in between. Special events occur for the following purposes:

  • Celebrations(anniversaries, birthdays, fairs, parades, reunions, weddings)
  • Education(conferences, graduations, meetings)
  • Promotions(fashion shows, product launches)
  • Commemorations(civic events, memorials)

Event planning can involve a diverse number of business or social occasions. Some events Minnesota Special Occasions can help plan are:

  • Anniversary
  • Baby Shower
  • Bridal Shower
  • Corporate
  • Engagement
  • Graduation
  • Sweet 16
  • Halloween
  • Holiday
  • New Years
  • Reception
  • Retirement
  • Reunion
  • Wedding



Why Do People Hire Event Planners?

Although planning an event is exciting and fun, it can be time consuming & very stressful. Individuals often find they lack the expertise & time to plan events themselves.

Hiring an event planner saves time, energy, and money. With today's hectic lifestyle you may not have the time to make sure you are getting the most for your money.

An event planner will work within the client's budget and ensure the best value for the money.

Minnesota Special Occasions will not make any decisions for you; only help you make informed decisions and give these special events the attention they deserve.




Initial Consultation 

Minnesota Special Occasions offers a complimentary 60 minute initial consultation. I will come to your home or another location of your choice and discuss what you envision for your special event. Together, we will come up with an event package that is right for you, at a price you can afford.

Call or email Minnesota Special Occasions today to set up your complimentary consultation.


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