Creative Space Planning: Small Events With Big Presence

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Experienced event designer Lindsay Landman shares her detailed tricks-of-the-trade for making small events work in large spaces. Whether it is a meeting, cocktail party or wedding, smart use of the materials and service already at your disposal can instantly transform a venue from empty to intimate.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn to use innovative floor planning to create intimacy in large spaces without using additional objects.
  • Understand how the use of event lighting can establish visual boundaries within a space.
  • Explore clever furniture and fixture layouts to utilize excess space with practical (not just decorative) materials.
  • Use creative placement of event services (music, entertainment, etc.) to use excess space interactively.

Course Information

Estimated Time: 51 mins

Difficulty: All

CMP Credit Hours:

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Lindsay Landman

New York based event designer Lindsay Landman has been producing innovative galas, weddings and special events in New York and around the globe since 2001. Her company, Lindsay Landman Events, is a market leader in the unique integration of event planning, design and production.

Lindsay is the planner of choice for the country’s most influential business and technology leaders who regularly seek her creative touch balanced with her strong focus on thoughtful and detailed execution. She thrives on designing complicated multi-day celebrations, building unique and challenging event environments and debunking the complex puzzles of advanced event production. 

She is an experienced event industry educator and sought-after speaker who has addressed elite audiences at Engage!, BizBash Elevate, The Knot Pro and others on the topics of event design, wedding planning, leadership, business development and branding. Harper’s BAZAAR and BRIDES have each named Lindsay Landman Events on their lists of the best wedding planners in the world.

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