by Tessie Barnett, Content Strategist, GigSalad
When it comes to coordinating schedules and maintaining good communication, no one has a tougher job than event planners. Even the most seasoned planners have experienced hiccups, and oftentimes these obstacles—like last minute cancellations—are outside of their control. However, what makes a professional event planner stand out is how they prepare and accommodate in such cases. We spoke to several event planners who regularly book guest speakers to find out how they deal with last minute cancellations. Here are four best practices to ensure a successful event!