This easy to use 30-page guide is designed to guide small and medium sized practitioners through the basics of event management. It uses common scenarios to demonstrate the process one would take in planning, producing and delivering events. The document also contains some useful templates which can assist event practitioners in their planning and implementation of events of various size and scope. A set of useful tips for various steps in the process can be found at strategic points in the document. The guide also offers a list of suggested further readings and links to industry standard software available on the internet.