Live Life Your Way!
[EPISODE] Event Planning Done Right
Join Noreen Sumpter for Beyond Potential: Live Life Your Way as she mashes it up with Aryn Chapman from AX3 Studios.
Aryn is an event planner. Aryn’s self-expression and mantra is “be like a river always flowing to the sea.” Aryn is positive and not much phases her.
Noreen has had the pleasure of seeing her in action with some of the most difficult people and situations. She is straight forward and detail-oriented. Anyone wanting to become an event planner should listen to this show because you will learn that event planning is not party-planning as some people think. With a varied background in fine arts, film, and theatre,
Aryn will share her journey of how she came to be and what it takes to be good at her job.
Noreen starts the show talking about how she sold a piece of artwork that she painted.
Then she introduces her guest, Aryn Chapman. Noreen mentions that they only knew each other for a few months but she felt like they know each other for a long time because she lives her life her own way just like Noreen. Aryn started her first event planning with a gentleman but he left at the end and she stayed and worked through it. She also mentions that In order to have good planning she has to be organized and have everyone that involves going in the same direction.
Noreen came back asking Aryn to walk through some of the steps for a small event. Aryn says that the message that people want to send out is the first thing that she will look for. Noreen then talks about how people worry about the budget for the event. Aryn talks about how most people think that going to professional event planning will cost more but she mentions that going to a professional event planning can save more money because they know how things actually work.
Aryn then talks about different types of events that she worked on before. Aryn also talk about how she thinks a big and long conference is necessary because it is better for people to share the idea and time together in the same space.
Noreen came back asking Aryn how to become an event planner. Aryn talks about that being organized and detail is not the only thing that matters it is also important that “the show will go on whether you’re ready or not”. She also mentions that have a good team is also very important. Noreen then talks about how she defines success for herself is when she is happy and Aryn agrees. Aryn shared the best piece of advice that she received is from her dad that “do whatever she loves and hire others to do the same”.
Noreen came back asking Aryn when do she feel most alive. Aryn answer that she feel most alive when she is multitasking, she enjoys the busy moment. She then talks about one of her pressure moment. Her team had a big conference in Jerusalem in 2018 and they faced a lot of problems at the moment that she thought they couldn’t make it but eventually, they pulled it off and she learned a lot from it. Aryn then mentions that the most important thing for good event planning is to have a good team of people.