Events is the public gathering for the purpose of celebration, expanding business or launching a new product can be organized by the event management team. Event manager is a person who plans and executes the event and plays a major role in the event management. Event manager should be involved in every aspect from the entry to the exist of an event.
Event manager should have following characters to be an effective event manager in an event.
Good team player
One of the most important thing required for event manager is working in a team. In an event, different people come together to organize an event. Good communication between the people makes the event successful. Team manager should be able to lead team members and work together with them.
Creative thinking and problem solving abilities
Event manger should have creative thinking ability. His/her creative thinking will be shown while designing the event. This will make a memorable event to the audience and guests. Event manager should always think out side the box. Event manager must have problem solving skills. He/she should be able to recognize the problem and think to solve the problem to avoid it in future.
Event manager requires leadership qualities. Leadership qualities includes enthusiastic about the work, good communication with the audience and event team members and ready to face any critical condition.
Customer service orientation
Event manager should plan and execute the event to meet the customers needs. He or she should communicate with customers to meet the requirements of the customers which makes the event successful.
Ability to execute
Event manager is responsible for the the entire event organization. Event manager should have the ability to execute the event to make the event successful. He/she should check the things from the entry to exist of the event. Effective event manager makes proper planning before organizing the event.
Stay focused under pressure
Event manager should have the ability to work even under pressure. Even though there is proper planning, some minor mistakes might disturb the event, in that situation the event manager should stay focused and think how to control the situation.
Time management skill
Event manager should have the ability to manage multiple tasks in an event. He/she should have the ability to prioritize things and this will make him more effective.
Good networking skills
Event manager should communicate with public and build up the network and their contacts which leads to the expansion of the business.