20 Moments Every Event Planner Has Experienced

Being Event Planner is the most awesome job in the universe. It comes with pain and joy. Join us with a smile on your face to see some of the iconic moments of every event planner’s career.

20 moments event professionals experienced

You know what you need on a Tuesday (or Monday, Wednesday or Thursday) morning? A bit of relief from the stress of a long week ahead.

Here is why, without guilt, I’ll bring you some fun moments we’ve all experienced as event professionals.

Our job is filled with hard work, partying, boredom and excitement. It is a roller coaster of emotions we can’t live without.

We are sure some of the next gifs will make you smile, cringe or laugh out loud.

Here we go…

When Guests Do Not Show Up

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When Too Many Guests Show Up

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When Guests Say Thank You

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When The Projector Breaks Down

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When A Speaker Cancels The Night Before

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Death by Meeting

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When You Don’t Sell Tickets

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When You Wake Up at 4am

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Going to Sleep at 3.30am

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When You Decide Who the VIPs Are

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When You Sell Out

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When Someone Thinks The Event Should Have Been Different

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You Know How to Repair a Damaged Wedding Dress

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When You Realize How Good You Are at Saying Sorry

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When You Know How To Say Appetizer In French

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When You Welcome Guests Even if the Event Is Not Yours

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When You Deal With Weird Venue Managers

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When You Calm Down Outraged Guests in 5 minutes

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When You Know How to Bounce People With a Smile

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When You Ask Yourself: ‘Why am I Doing This?’…

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…and When You Answer: ‘Because It Makes Me Happy”

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About The Author
Julius Solaris
Julius Solaris is the editor of EventManagerBlog.com, he is an international speaker, author and consultant.
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  • I can relate to all 20 and I can’t stop myself laughing from it. This post is an Ice Breaker for me Julius.

    • Thanks Arwin – I had fun writing it

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  • Paul Halsall

    I can only imagine that no guests showing up is what wakes you up at 4am!!

  • Guest

    You forgot the “name tag nightmare” — thinking you didn’t print the CEO’s badge only to realize it was simply mis-alphabetized. http://gph.is/XKKHwh

  • Gabriela Guzm├ín

    Loved the post, really made my day. Thanks Julius

    • Mission accomplished then!

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  • There are a million and one things that can go wrong with any event, big or small. Even a little mistake can ripple outwards and touch every part of the day. No one knows how to manage a crisis quite like an event planner!

  • Sakand

    Thank You Julius for sharing such a wonderful presentation.

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