Sharp Tips from a Professional Party Planner

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A recent interview in The Statesmen, is giving you the inside scoop on what Austin-based party planner Courtney Caplan does to make her events the most successful.

“This isn’t rocket science.  This is party planning,” said Caplan.  “If something goes wrong nobody is going to know.  Stay calm because whatever you do will be fine.”

What are some other tips Caplan has to offer?

  • Teach organizations how to ask for sponsorships
  • Sell your center pieces
  • Twenty to thirty-five percent of the budget should go to decor
  • Pick a theme that you can execute well
  • No rush hour start times

For more of Caplan’s party planning tips, click here.