Authors: Amaeshi Uzoma Francis & Azunna Donatus Chikwendu
Journal: Kogi Journal of Management
Events Planning/Management in Nigeria is a relatively new venture in the business scope in Nigeria. It has evolved over the years from sundry events services such as catering, decoration, rentals, bridals, photography, etc. into a One-Stop or total/holistic Events Packaging/Planning. Events vendors now have to handle events as projects from start to finish. This need came as a result of desires to reduce stress associated with events planning on the parts of the celebrants. However, such holistic events planning have attendant risks associated with them. Managing such risks demands some form of professionalism on the part of the Events Manager. This work, is therefore, to serve as a guide to Events Manager on the possible risks inherent in events management and also how to manage such risks.