3 Things To Know When Starting A Successful Event Planning Business

Want to start your own event planning business? Here are 3 tips you should know.

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting an event planning business:

#1: Shane Kovalsky, founder of Mystery:

We chatted with with Shane, founder of Mystery ($150K/month). In our interview, Shane says:

Who you partner with in general is everything. From our earliest investors, the friends who helped get things off the ground, and to the kickass team I have today, every ounce of Mystery's success lies in the people who make it happen.

Additionally:

Because we’ve focused so much on a product to make people happier, it’s been pretty easy to recognize the product fit. When it’s working, you know. When it’s not working… oh yeah, we know that too.

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#2: Akshay Patel, founder of Simply Decor and Events:

We chatted with with Akshay, founder of Simply Decor and Events ($35K/month). In our interview, Akshay says:

I learned that when advertising you have to try different and unique ideas. From this you will learn what will work for your specific clientele, this process is a trial and error.

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