Event Management Masterclass
6.5 CE Hours

Course Overview

Our Event Management Masterclass CMP certified event course is the culmination of 20 years of event experience providing best practices and unique insights into the professional management of any event.

  • We consistently receive OUTSTANDING reviews and testimonials. Please ask for a copy of our latest reviews which are original handwritten copies of actual feedback forms.
  • Our updated course has successfully been presented by Kevin Waters for over 3 years. He is the director of his own event agency with over 20 years of event experience and a former Board member of the International Event Association.
  • The course is packed full of content, tips, and best practices and brought to life with real-life anecdotes, delivered with humor and warmth.
  • Videos are used to outline key points along with workshop exercises
  • The course is delivered in an informal boardroom style, the setting relaxed, convivial and professional.

Who should attend?

  • The course is excellent for beginners and intermediate experience levels.
  • Advanced planners use the sessions as an aide memoir and to update on best practices.

All students receive

  • Copy of all training slides
  • Checklists and templates
  • CMP certificate
  • CMP login for credits
  • CPD certificate and credits


Each course provides TWO unique internationally recognized certificates

  • Competent Meeting Planner CMP accreditation
  • Continual Professional Development CPD credits

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Course Scope

The Event Management Masterclass provides the A to Z of how to organize any event management project. It is packed full of content, best practices, tips and templates to satisfy any event planner.

Session 1

  • 7 Event Fundamentals
  • Stakeholders
  • Event goals and aspirations
  • Imagineering
  • Creating Moods and Tempos
  • Key Venue Points
  • Key Event Planning Tools
  • The Ultimate Event Planning Process
  • ROI = Return on Investment
  • Essential Event Finances

Session 2

  • Characteristics of an Event Planner
  • Creating a Contingency Plan
  • Event Run Sheets
  • Understanding Contracts
  • Managing Sub-contractors
  • Event Kit Essentials
  • Venues and Contractors Checklists

Session 3

  • Venue suitability
  • Event Energy & Flow
  • Venue Access
  • The UK Equality Act 2010
  • Selecting Contractors
  • International Event Tips
  • Negotiation Checklist and Strategies
  • Negotiation Workshop

Session 4

  • Who’s Responsible for Safety?
  • Risk Assessments
  • Method Statements
  • Event Planners Responsibilities
  • Health and Safety Overview

Our Event Safety Course receives outstanding feedback from previous attendees. We have many similar handwritten feedback from testimonials, just ask.

BBC Worldwide


BBC Worldwide

Great insight into the specifics of event management. I would highly recommend this course to anyone.




Exactly what I was looking for from today. The extra things to bear in mind and the examples given were invaluable.

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Very enjoyable & informative, plenty of content. A good mix of participation & teaching. Picked up lots of tips for future events



Heathrow Limited

Brilliant course that offers lots of transferable skills that I can use in a work based and life environment. Would recommend!



Penne PLC

The course exceeded my expectations and I now feel I have the fundamental tools to be an extremely successful event manager.

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Glasgow University

Enjoyable & informative! Would recommend to anybody involved in the event world/industry. Great tips from a professional.

Course Director
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Kevin J Waters

Kevin began his own event management agency in 1992 his agency grew to be one of London’s pre-eminent event agencies. He has been directly and indirectly responsible for the winning and successful organization of over 2000 + corporate and public events from corporate sporting hospitality, clay shoots and driving days to VIP client programs, parties, awards dinners to outdoor fun days, team building, exhibitions, international conferences, music festivals, arts exhibitions and much more.

The largest number of attendees being 10,000 and the largest budget being £1.5M for an international conference in Paris.

Kevin has written and presented event specific courses and seminars over the past 3 years, his work is accredited by the CMP Certified Meetings Planner CMP certification and CPD Continual Professional Development units.

He is a member of IOSH the largest Health & Safety organization in the world and holds both the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety and the NEBOSH National Fire Risk Assessment certification. He is a former board member of the International Live Event Association ILEA.

Kevin now travels the UK and abroad providing training, event management and event health & safety consultancy and is Director of the Event Resources Group.

Kevin’s LinkedIn Profile: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/kevin-j-waters-3101723b


Email us to be sent new dates for March 2020

Next Live Class -
Tuesday 14th January 2020

Next Live Webinar -
7th January & 4th February 2020

Live Webinar - Same content, delivery & certificates + replays

6 hours of recordings

Available 24/7-365

Training slide

6.5 CE Hours and Certificate

Tutor & Facebook Group Support

Live Classroom Venue

Henry Wood House
2 Riding House St, London W1W 7FA


Classroom Prices
2 x Early Birds £299.00
then £349.00

Tea/Coffee/Lunch Included

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