Best Practices for Event Budgeting

Presenter: Loretta Lowe

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
1:00 PM EST
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Does budgeting make you bonkers? Do spreadsheets make your eyes glaze over? Do calculations make you crazy? Now is the time to change all that. This webinar will help you understand the processes for budgeting, forecasting, managing money and post-event performance review, and give you an understanding of terminology, critical financial concepts and best practices.

Join Meetings Focus and meeting industry educator and San Francisco-based veteran event manager Loretta Lowe, CMP, for this one-hour webinar that will make you a more informed decision-maker and contribute to the growth and success of your organization and your events.  

Key learning objectives include:

  • Explanation of Essential Financial Terminology
  • Drafting an event budget, including checklists, tips and tools to help you succeed
  • Red flags: Common budgeting mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Projecting revenue: How to set registration and exhibit fees
  • Monitoring and managing expenses: The challenge of controlling that which you can’t control
  • Reporting up: How post-event budget reports can demonstrate your contribution


Earn CEUs: CIC has reviewed the learning objectives of this activity and has indicated that attendees will receive 1 CE hours in the Financial Management Domain of the CMP or CMP-HC Standards.


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