Event Planning

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Events are a part of our daily lives- from birthday gatherings to wedding, from small meeting to large conference. If you have planned one, you can plan them all.

Planning is one of the key things you can do to make any event successful. Whether you are looking for a career change in event planning industry, or just need help planning a special event, ACC has options for you! Our Continuing Education department offers both an event planning course, as well as event planning services.

Event Planning

Do you have creative event ideas that you want to learn how to bring to life? Do you have a knack for organization and planning? Do you love to play host to friends and family? Do you have a desire to be your own boss? If so, you can become an Event Planner!

This course teaches students how to work with clients and help make their vision a reality by learning how to work with vendors, plan, organize, and build a budget for any event. This course will train you to organize everything from small social events, to meetings and conferences. Students in this class will have the opportunity to work on real events as they occur throughout the semester. This course covers the following topics:

  • Event Design, Space Planning and Time Management
  • Venue and Vendor Selections
  • Contract and Service Agreements
  • Small Business Tax
  • Marketing & Sales Strategies
  • Budgeting Strategies
  • Catering
  • Décor, Florals and Props
  • Conference Planning Logistics

Fête - Event Solutions & Custom Florals

Fête Event Solutions was created to provide services to the college and community to allow our students to continue to learn and to gain hands-on opportunities in the trendy event and floral industry. "Educate to Celebrate" offering services in Event Planning, Floral Designs, Custom Catering, Conferences Logistics, Décor, Linens, and Prop Rentals.

Take a look at our online gallery, and let us be the SOLUTION to your next event!

Program Information

Estimated Tuition
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1 Semester
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