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Event Management Companies in Kerala
Event Management in Kerala
A number of companies and people are seeking event- management companies due to the accessibility of professional service that ensure extra factor of attraction and smooth conduct without any troubles.
“In Kerala it has turned into a business of Rs.40 crores to Rs. 45 crores per year. Most of the event management activities happen around Kochi, the commercial center” speaks Ram Menon, the director of Impresario which is believed to be the first company to set start the business of event management in Kerala.
Besides event management they have also turned into organizing the annual Miss Kerala contest, the Cochin Motor Show and recently the Kerala Property Show. In the year 1999 the first Miss Kerala Contest was held. “We started this business in 1995 with the event called ‘exhibition with a difference’ conducted at Hotel Abad Plaza. The leading participant in each category of product was selected to display his consumes. We usually conduct conferences, conventions, campaigns, product launches, trade and job fairs,” Mr. Ram says.
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A wedding exhibition has been planned by Impresario in June-July. The show will display everything regarding wedding such as caterers, invitation-card makers, photographers, beauticians and even astrologers.
“During the past three years we have been coordinating high-profile theme-base Marriages. Among non-resident Keralites this is a big hit. The company has about 25Affiliates across the country which include offices in Mumbai, Kozhikode, Trivandrum and Kochi. One overseas office located in Dubai. There are sixty employees altogether. It has also entered catering to sports events due to the one-day international cricket matches held in Kochi.
Prime Time Unlimited is yet another notable event management company based in Kochi which began functional in 1995. M. Ayubi the Managing Director says it was a difficult task to professionally manage the event so as to convince the people.
“Now the situations have changed when compared to the one five years ago. The market is flourishing. We conducted the launch of Tata Indicom Swarnam-2003 [a gold festival coordinated by the Tourism Department] few years ago.” There is an independent production unit of the company called Prime Time Décor.
An event management company is composed and run by a marketing department, operations department, a design and concept –development department [These combine to execute the program]
The event-management companies act on the following methodology- Find out the specific target group or the party seeking event management, then conduct the event for the group and provide maximum exposure of the advantages of the product to this selected segment.
Career Prospects Of Wedding Event Manager
Your wedding day is one of the most unique and thrilling days in your life. It should be perfect from start to finish. The most common sights at a wedding house used to be the sound of musical instruments, new dresses, gold jewellery etc. But today things have changed a lot. Now wedding has changed into an opportunity for pomp and a whole lot of show. In olden days weddings were conducted according to ones financial position. But now it has become an element of competition and every one is ready to spend a lot of money for its well coordination. It is at this point where a wedding event manager gains his importance.
Why do people go in search of a wedding event manager?
take the stress out of organising the wedding event
save you time and money
creative ideas are available
The idea of getting paid to coordinate weddings may seem like a dream job for many people. But it’s a risky and responsible job with lots of duties. A wedding event manager directs your attention to every last detail so nothing is left to chance. Every last detail can help turn your wedding dreams into your dream wedding.
Duties of a wedding event manager
Invitation cards selection and design
Cultural or entertainment events arrangement
Professional photography & video graph
For those interested in wedding event manager jobs, the good news is that the requirements are frequently viewed as one step above entry level, so this profession is in reach for many who wish to pursue it. A successful wedding event manager must be personable, possess strong follow up skills, and able to multi-task. He must also have brilliant interpersonal skills, be aware of budgets and should be hospitable. Large opportunities are available in this career throughout Kerala. It helps some individuals to create his own wedding planning business.
How ever to become an event manager in a reputed firm or company, one must have an MBA degree along with good public relations. There are a lot of institutes in India that provide courses in event management. Some institutes offer specialized diplomas and advanced diplomas in Event Management with the aim to churn out suitable candidates. Special workshops on wedding planning are included in such courses. Graduates with excellent public relation and networking skills can enter this field.