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The Importance of an Event Planning Checklist

Whatever the event is that you are organising, creating an event planning checklist is a helpful way to ensure that you stay on top of important decisions. If you’ve been tasked with organising a conference, there are many things that need to be considered to ensure that the event is a success, and that your audience takes away the information you want to deliver.

Here at Big Top Marquees, we have put together a few things that should definitely feature on your event planning checklist and why.


When organising a conference, make sure the venue is always at the top of your event planning checklist. Always consider its proximity to your target audience, the impression attendees will be left with from the venue and any noise or capacity restrictions that may be imposed by the owners.

Marquees often make great conference venues due to the fact that they can be completely personalised and erected in almost any space. Marquees also allow you to immerse your audience in a specific theme, helping to reinforce any information given at the conference and evoke enthusiasm.

Lighting, Decor and Miscellaneous Items

Aside from the venue, you’ll also need to factor into your event planning checklist how you plan to decorate the space you hire. The lighting and decor of a space can completely overhaul its atmosphere and often serve to provide a more immersive experience. Further to this, more practical considerations, such as the need for generators, (if using a marquee) furniture hire and heaters should all feature as priorities to ensure your guests are comfortable.

The team at Big Top Marquees have been providing bespoke marquees to suit a wide variety of functions. If you would like more information regarding any of our services, we welcome you to contact us. Please call 01933 350 336 today or head over to our online enquiry form and a member of our friendly team will get back to you shortly.