Event Training and Coaching

Shari Zatman leverages her nearly 25 years of experience to teach problem-solving skills in event management and event planning through her training course and handbook.

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As owner of Perfectly Planned by Shari, Shari Zatman knows what it takes to produce a smooth, successful event – all while keeping aesthetic, staff resources, and budget in mind.

Based on these experiences, she developed a training curriculum and handbook to help fill in the gap for practical educational resources in the hospitality and event industries. She also offers one-on-one custom coaching and on-site consulting services.

BENEFITS OF EVENT PLANNING & MANAGEMENT TRAINING

  • Develop practical problem-solving skills

  • Learn to identify pain points and how to fix them

  • A cost-effective way to diversify staff skills, without hiring additional employees

  • Well suited for companies, venues, and rising hospitality professionals and can be applied to weddings, conferences, meetings, and parties

TRAINING OPTIONS

Training handbook: The Perfectly Planned by Shari Event Training Program handbook by Shari Zatman includes 100-plus pages of resources and tips organized into 16 easy-to-read units.

One-day seminar with Shari Zatman: Spend a day with Shari and work through the event training handbook together. Some of the seminar content topics are: 

  • Sales and client interface
  • Communication, professionalism, and etiquette
  • Event details and client intake
  • Event space layout
  • Venue equipment specifications
  • Decor and venue inventory
  • Set up, timeline, and turnover
  • Catering and dining services
  • Event staffing and logistics
  • Rigging, power, and audio visual
  • Banquet event orders
  • Onsite event management and direction

Custom Coaching Support

Shari will work on site with you and/or your team for an extended time period to help apply the skills from the event training handbook. She’s also available to work with a venue’s own standardized documents and systems to provide support with creating event components, including banquet orders, inventory systems, CAD programs, etc. for your own clients and events. This level of one-on-one support helps prepare employees to feel more comfortable and confident interfacing with clients and executing the steps to make sure their own events are Perfectly Planned.

LEARN MORE & GET STARTED

Contact Us to share where you need support and to find a training option that’s the right fit for you.