The sheer variety of charities and other NFPs means there’s no simple picture to paint of events management in the sector. ‘Events’ can vary from a one-off, commemorative get-together to a course of paid-for, accredited, professional training, open to several categories of participant and requiring a detailed fee and discount structure.
Aspects of event organisation also come into view here: Community Fundraising .This section looks at core process management tasks that help ensure any event can be efficiently planned and made to happen, and its impact and effectiveness weighed up.
Set specific and shared outcome targets per event
Define ticket groups and availability criteria
Create as many fee types and levels as needed
Set up frequent scenario templates to accelerate booking processing
Promote discounts through bulk purchased vouchers or season tickets
Stream and route invoices to a separate team for approval and issue
Route invoices to third parties when dealing with organisations
Issue credit notes
Generate statements and manage debt
Automate communications with bookers and delegates
Request, allocate and manage volunteers to act as speakers, trainers and support staff