Event Planners Face RFP Overload

They're squeezed by requests for proposal that take hours‹ even days‹to complete, and by clients who expect the same caliber event as last year, but for far less money. Event planners share their frustrations and some solutions.

The work required to complete requests for proposal for special events has always been demanding. And not surprisingly, today's tough economy is making the process tougher still.

To respond to today's competitive environment, independent event planner Rachel Hollis, founder of Los Angeles–based Chic Events, has one watchword: more.


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