What is an event?
An event can be described as a public assembly for the purpose of celebration, education, marketing or reunion. Events can be classified on the basis of their size, type and context.
An event can be:
1) Social / life–cycle events
Events like a birthday party, hen/stag party, graduation day, bachelor’s party, engagement, wedding, anniversary, retirement day, funeral, etc.
2) Education and career events
Events like education fair, job fair, workshop, seminar, debate, contest, competition etc.
3) Sports events
Events like the Olympics, World Cup, marathons, Wimbledon, wrestling matches etc.
4) Entertainment events
Events like music concerts, fairs, festivals, fashion shows, award functions, celebrity nights, beauty peagents, flash mob, jewellery shows, stage shows etc.
5) Political events
Events like political procession, demonstration, rally, political functions etc.
6) Corporate events
Events like MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences, exhibitions), product launches, road shows, buyer-seller meet etc.
7) Religious events
Events like religious festivals / fairs, religious procession, Katha, Pravachan, Diwali fair, Dusherra fair etc.
8) Fund raising/ cause related events
Any event can be turned into a fund raising or cause related event e.g. auctions.