After over thirty years of arranging a vast array of fundraising events in seven countries, Jill Ritchie presents this webinar on conceptualising, planning and arranging events. Jill, author of Successful Fundraising Events, shares her experience in organising hundreds of events, from evenings with sporting heroes and entertainment greats to an array of live events as well as, more recently, online offerings. Whether one wishes to hold an event for a small start-up charity, school, church or club, a university or large national or global organisation, this course is ideal. Participants will learn to assess the viability of an idea before wasting time, energy or money. The critical issue of budgeting is covered through an easy and logical process, tips are given for involving celebrities and the subject of seeking sponsorship is demystified. Topics include:

  • Event planning
  • Ticket selling
  • Identifying venues
  • Publicity and PR for events
  • Catering