The purpose of the event audit is to reflect on an event with the “eye” of an event planner. The event
audit allows you to reflect on an event that you have recently attended within the past two years. The
event audit asks you to review the event and then recommend changes that you feel would have
Any event can be audited such as a wedding, an event at a comedy club, dinner party, birthday party, or
even a concert. (Note: A movie cannot be considered as a “live” event for the purposes of this
Please use the following outline in creating your evaluations. This must be in essay format 2-3 pages in
APA format. You MUST follow the format exactly as outlined below or points will be deducted. This
assignment is not due until Week 6, however I wanted to give you several weeks to get this done. When
you are ready to submit your Event Audit, please do so in Week 6.
1. Select an Event
b. Event title and purpose
d. Cost of the event (either to attend or the cost to hold the event)
e. Description of the event (in detail)
2. Facility Management (20 points)
a. How well is the facility managed? Explain in detail how you know.
b. Are the entrances and exits well marked?
c. Is there ample security present at the event…how did you know?
d. What accommodations were made relative to ADA requirements?
3. Audio & Visuals (15 points)
a. How well does the sound system help support, reinforce, or expand the event’s purpose?
b. Describe the proper visual cues such as: signs, key design elements, logos, etc.
c. List the sponsors of the event.
a. What is the entertainment?
b. Does the entertainment match the purpose of the event? Why or why not?