Sometimes, event planners, under too much pressure, little budget, short planning window, we forget to include some very basic planning steps. An important one, is the SWOT Analysis.
Think how important this can be. To refresh your memory”
O — Obstacles
T — Threats
SWOT Analysis is a useful technique for understanding the Strengths and Weaknesses, and for identifying both the Opportunities and the Threats you face in every aspect of planning an event. It is used by large companies, startups, marketing people, just about everyone and it should be used by you and I in our event planning and management.
You can assess the best or worst date, the best or worst location, venue, etc. Using the SWOT Analysis after you know why your company or non profit wanst to plan this event can help assure a successful outcome..