Do you love throwing parties? Are you the most organized person you know? Can you thrive in a fast-paced environment? If so, event planning could be your perfect career choice! Seasoned event planner Jennifer Mancuso helps you to get started and succeed in this exciting field. This book's insider tips and step-by-step guidance will teach you how to: Tailor events to each client -- from a corporate dinner to an intimate wedding; Market and network to keep business coming; Hire vendors that your client will love; Build a great reputation in your area and beyond. Whether you've recently earned a hospitality degree or are simply looking for a fun career change, The Everything Guide to Being an Event Planner will help you break out of the routine and start a new, creative endeavor-one celebration at a time!