Class Library Creative Space Planning: Small Events with Big Presence

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  • Title:Creative Space Planning: Small Events with Big Presence
  • Category:Creativity and Design
  • Level:All
  • Instructor:Lindsay Landman
  • Length:51 min
  • Posted:11/20/2013
  • CMP Domain:G: Meeting or Event Design
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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.

ILEA Approved ContentThis course is ILEA Approved with content that is alligned with the International Live Events Association's Core Curriculum. ILEA Approved is the international education standard selected for creative event professionals and has been developed to recognize specific content that has significance for the global creative events industry. Click Here to learn more about ILEA.

ILEA Core Curriculum Key Competencies Category for this course / content: 
Event Décor | Creative Services

Learning Outcomes

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

Table of Contents

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Creative Space Planning - FULL 51:13
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Innovative Floor Planning 11:26
Event Lighting 8:27
Creative Arrangements 11:07
Old Standards with New Life 6:04
Case Study 3:59
Q&A 9:49
PDF of Slides from this Class 68 pages

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