There are many different benefits to hiring a Professional Meeting and Event Planner and we want to share with you the top 5 reasons why you should hire one for your next event.


Chances are if you are thinking about hiring an event planner you have been tasked with the job of planning your company’s annual meeting, social event or specialty event on top of your current workload.  This can be a HUGE undertaking.  Hiring a professional meeting or event planner can take the stress off of you to pull off a successful event and also complete your current workload.  Let the professionals handle your details so you can focus on YOUR workload.


Many people hire an event professional simply because they do not have the time to dedicate to planning a successful event with their current workload.  Meeting and event planners plan events for a living.  It is our bread and butter to plan and coordinate successful events on behalf of our clients.  

Reduce your time spent on the event by meeting with your planner on a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis to approve of estimates and event decisions.  Your event planner will do all the work for you and present you with event updates and action items which will reduce your meeting times by not having to do event research, source event quotes and meet with event vendors.


As professional meeting and event planners, we have spent years forging unique partnerships and relationships with the area’s top event vendors.  We handle every detail from booking event vendors,  fulfilling event needs, acquiring a quote and negotiating services to fit within the event budget.

The week leading up the event and the day of the event we stay in contact with event vendors to ensure a smooth delivery and set-up and are on-site to solve any problems that may arise.


Professional Meeting and Event Planners have many years of event planning experience.  We will be able to work with you on the best ways to reach your event goals.  We have the experience and expertise to successfully meet your event needs.


We know the importance of event budgets and staying within budget to meet your event goals.  While our services also come as a cost, the experience we have in advising our clients on where we can reduce costs within an event can end up saving you and your company thousands of dollars.

We just touched the tip of the iceberg on this topic! There are so many more reasons why you should hire an Event Professional. Interested in receiving a proposal for your next meeting or event? Check out the wide variety of services we offer on Our Services page.

Have you hired an Event Planner before?  What were your reasons why and were you happy you hired them?  If you haven’t ever hired an Event Planner before, are there any other reasons above why you would hire one that we didn’t mention above? Share with us in the comments below!


-Bates Events

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