Top tips for going freelance as an event manager

🙏 Ask for advice – talk to other freelancers in events about their experiences and build a support network

💸 Get your fees right from the start – research research research

🕰 Don’t be tempted to work for free – your time is valuable

🖥 Get your admin in order before you quit the day job. That includes:

-Business cards

-Website & social media

-Home office

📆 Line up some work to jump into if you can

💰You’ll get through any savings twice as quick as you think you will – so save double if you can!

👩🏼‍🦰 Back yourself


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Zoë Perkins

The events industry is a broad and beautiful industry, and working in it gives me the opportunity to be both creative and pragmatic. I’ve been involved in hundreds of events over my fifteen years as an event manager and have learned a lot along the way. It’s nice to have a blog space where I can share some of those experiences and knowledge with my readers, especially those who might be thinking of getting into events or working with me in the future. This blog is a little piece of me. I hope you like it x

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