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Miziker’s Complete Event Planner’s Handbook: Tips, Terminology, and Techniques for Success

Ron Miziker

Gold Winner for Reference in Foreword Reviews' 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards

With decades of experience as a gala event planner, award-winning director and producer Ron Miziker presents the ultimate guide to planning and executing every special event in this one-of-a-kind guidebook. For professionals and beginners alike, it is designed to be a quick reference for ensuring that any exciting, educational, or entertaining event comes together on time and within budget. The book includes essential information about critical subjects, proven suggestions, and personal anecdotes to make your event memorable and successful. Whether your questions concern layout, techniques, terminology, protocol, quantities, or procedures, this book has the answers with quick-to-understand charts and diagrams that illustrate key information to make the event great—be it a sales meeting, wedding, awards dinner, community festival, concert, fund-raiser, cocktail party, grand opening, political rally, formal dinner, exhibition, press announcement, family celebration, or informal gathering at home.


Ron Miziker is the founder and creative director of the Miziker Entertainment Group in Los Angeles. During his forty-year career in the entertainment industry he has designed, planned, and produced world-class events around the world.


“Written by the founder and director of the Miziker Entertainment Group in Los Angeles, this book packs an enormous amount of valuable information into more than 450 pages in a title compact enough to be truly portable. . . . This excellent and extensive guide will be useful to event planners, students studying hospitality or related fields, or anyone planning an event. Highly recommended.”


American Reference Books Annual

“Particularly relevant for hospitality collections, this work will also be useful for amateurs responsible for event planning.”



5 x 7.25 in. 480 pages 162 figures, 48 tables