Protect Your Event and Your Business at All Costs

This is an in-depth, practical crisis management education that you won't get anywhere else.

  • Prepare Like a Pro

    Learn how to create a rock-solid emergency preparedness plan and communication strategy that will not only prevent panic but allow you to swiftly handle a crisis should anything occur on-site during your event.

  • Address Safety Challenges

    Things can be replaced—people can’t. Ensuring the safety of attendees and guests is your number one priority. You’ll learn how to identify safety challenges in advance and what steps to take if you need to put a plan in motion to protect people on-site.

  • Bullet-Proof Your Company

    When an emergency arises, everyone and everything could suffer a loss, including you. This course ensures you walk away with a plan for protecting your data, reputation, finances, and team.

Get Ready for Some Serious Knowledge

  • 1

    Welcome to this Brainery Course.

    • Congratulations, you’re in! In this module, you’ll get an overview of the course as well as tips for navigating the virtual classroom to get the most of what you learn.

    • How to Use this Course

    • Before you begin, check out this Glossary of Risk Preparedness and Crisis Management Terms

  • 2

    Course Section 1. "Emergency Preparedness: What Is It? And, Why Is It So Important?"

    • This module lays the course’s groundwork. You’ll learn what emergency preparedness is, why it’s important, and why it’s often missed during event planning. We’ll cover the most common (and a few unlikely) crises that could occur before and during an event

    • Wedding Planning Guidebook for Crisis Management and Emergency Preparedness

    • Crisis Plan: A Meeting Planner’s Guide to Emergency Planning

    • The Enlightened Creative Risk Management Worksheets

  • 3

    Course Section 2. "Identifying Who Should Be Involved in Your Emergency Preparedness Plan? Who Is Your Internal Team? And, Who is Your Event Team for Crisis Management?"

    • Some crisis you can handle alone, but most you cannot. We’ll teach you how to build and lead a strong security and safety team for your wedding or event, and the most critical roles that every member of your team should be prepared to play.

    • Wedding Day Emergency Contact List for the Wedding Party

    • Wedding Vendor Contact Sheet (that Included Emergency Contact Information)

  • 4

    Course Section 3. "Contract Clauses That Are Crucial for Your Company's Protection and Your Event's Protection"

    • Crises will go from bad to worse when contracts are not in place to handle emergencies. In this module, we’ll take a deep dive into contracts, terminology and clauses to legally protect your company and your clients from major financial loss.

    • Six (6) Helpful Articles Related to Contracts for Event Planners

  • 5

    Course Section 4. "Understanding Insurance for Your Business and Your Events"

    • During this lesson, you will learn about the importance of insurance for your company and events, along with ten (10) insurance policy options that are key emergency preparedness tools for professional creatives.

  • 6

    Course Section 5. "The Value of a Strong Communication Strategy"

    • In an emergency, there is little time to determine who needs to be in the know when something happens. From vendors to VIPs, by the end of this module, you’ll be able to create an easily accessible contact list to have on hand for every type of emergency.

    • An Event Planner's Guide to a Perfect Event Communication Plan

  • 7

    Course Section 6. "Stocking a Solid Emergency Kit for Your Wedding or Event"

    • An emergency kit is a must-have at any event. But there are a few secret tools that are often overlooked but could save the entire day. In this module, you’ll get our compiled list of essentials that will have you ready to spring into action.

    • Emergency Preparedness and Survival Kits from the Red Cross Store

  • 8

    Course Section 7. "Who and What Do We Need to Protect?"

    • Events have a lot of moving parts, so, as a planner, it’s necessary for you to know who and what needs to be protected during an event, and how to guide your client and company accordingly. In this module, we’ll cover who/what should be included and why.

    • Wedding Venue Site Visit Checklist to Help Determine Venue's Safety

    • Wedding Venue Site Visit Checklist to Ensure Venue's Accessibility

  • 9

    Course Section 8. "Case Study Discussions and Recommendations."

    • During this lesson, you will hear about three (3) real-world case studies and the lessons learned from actual events.

    • Access to the Private Facebook Group for a More In-Depth Discussion

  • 10

    Next Steps

    • Here are More Resources For You

    • Congratulations! Here's What's Next ...

    • Before You Go, Please Complete This Course Evaluation.

This Complimentary Guidebook is Included!

Register for this course and you will receive a complimentary copy of the "Wedding Planning Guidebook for Emergency Preparedness and Crisis Management"

All registrants of this course will receive a complimentary copy of the Enlightened Creative event planning guidebook for Emergency Preparedness and Crisis Management

Easy and Efficient Payment Options

For your convenience, we have two easy payment options.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the format of this course?

    This is primarily an independent study course featuring video recordings, audio recordings, and downloadable bonus materials. There will be group coaching through a private Facebook group.

  • Can my colleague and I share my login?

    No, tickets to the Enlightened Creative courses are sold individually and are not transferrable or shareable. Only those registered for the course will be admitted into our private forum at the conclusion of the course.

  • What if I can't participate when this course launches? Or, what if I am interrupted while taking this course?

    A major advantage of online learning is the flexibility it offers participants. Delays in participation should not be an issue for you. You can pick up exactly where you left off. At the present moment, we don't have an end date for this course.

  • Are you offering a payment plan?

    Most definitely. We offer payment plans for all ticket options. Payment plans include an administrative fee. If you choose to pay with two payments, your credit card will be billed for the second payment 30 days after registration.

  • What kind of acknowledgement will I receive if I complete the course successfully?

    Course participants who complete the required activities will receive a course completion certificate from the Enlightened Creative

  • Will I get my money back if I need to drop the course?

    The answer will more than likely be "no," but we realize that stuff does happen, so please contact me directly at kawania@theenlightenedcreative.com and let me know why you want to drop the course.

  • What are your terms of service?

    By enrolling in this course, you have read and agree to the terms and conditions detailed at theenlightenedcreative.thinkific.com/pages/terms -- Some of the highlights of the terms of service include, "You will not distribute this course in part or in its entirety. This includes, but is not limited to, distributing information through blog posts, e-books, courses, worksheets or coaching sessions. Courses are sold individually (to one person) and are not shareable or transferrable. Sharing course login, recordings or worksheets is prohibited and your access to the course will be immediately revoked. Due to the digital nature of this product, no refunds are available. All course materials are copyright Howerton Hospitality, LLC, 2020."

  • Whom should I contact if I have additional questions?

    kawania@theenlightenedcreative.com