There is one thing in organizing any event that determines the course of where you will begin and end. It sets the limits on what you will eat, where the event will be, and how many people can attend. Yes, this number one element is money.
And when it comes to money, event planners need to be on top of their game in the way they manage every dollar in their budget. Some of the most talented planners can create a masterpiece out of "nickels and dimes" while others seem to go ever budget every time. It is all about creativity and organization, which is why The Complete Guide to Event Budgeting might be the most essential resource on this website.