Set up your goals and objectives.
As with all of the things that you need to start off with, you need clear goals and objectives up ahead of you if you are ever going to have hopes of accomplishing any of them in the first place. It means that you need to really sit down and reflect on what you are trying to achieve before you even get started on how you will achieve them. Knowing what your priorities are and what your aims will turn out to be for the event that you are planning to organize in order for you to have a running start and have the advantage of what you are trying to do at the end of the day. List them down on a piece of paper and discuss the objectives and the goals at length. This will give you all of the advantage in the world because it means that you technically always have the end game in mind when it all comes down to it.
Organize your team.
You need a team to help you through it. Organizing an event all alone is the worst possible thing that you will ever come across and you need to know for sure that you really are getting something done about this one way or the other. Bring people who are proactive and excited about the project. They will go through with the tasks that have been delegated out to them with little to no pressure coming from you at all. it is the perfect way for you to start off with the event that you are planning out. More than that, when you have a team organized, you have a lot of people thinking of ideas and other creative leanings instead of you having to do all of the leg work. Don’t underestimate the power of a properly delegating the tasks out to your team. It will get them done faster and far more efficiently. Assign someone to take care of the event photography needs such as contacting the photographer and organizing the coverage. Get someone else to deal with the venue. Break it down into little things so that no one gets worn out or burned out during the time of the event planning session.
Set the date.
Setting some sort of timeline for the event will let you know which tasks to prioritize first and will even give you the chance to arrange everything in chronological order based on how important they are and based on how soon you have a need for them after the fact. This is also something that most of the suppliers and vendors will ask you about so it would be best if you are ready with the info pre-decided on.
Work on branding.
Your event photography coverage will be able to see this through. Pick out a professional event photographer who has been in the business for quite some time now and who really does know what he is doing and try to see if you can get your logo, emblem and so on properly incorporated in the shots.