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Event Planning Business Plan

Management Summary

CRP is a Washington corporation whose sole stock holder is Jeff Organizer. Jeff will be incorporating to protect himself from personal liability.

Jeff Organizer, Founder and President, has a degree in Business from the University of Washington. After college, Jeff spent five years working for Andersen Consulting. During these years, Jeff became familiar with a large number of companies and the important players in the Seattle business community. While working for Andersen, Jeff attended an MBA night program and received his MBA in 1996.

After completing his degree, Jeff decided to join Boeing in their PR department. It was at Boeing where Jeff learned the bulk of his organizing and event planning skills. These skills, in conjunction with his MBA education, gave Jeff the confidence to handle a wide range of business propositions. After three years at Boeing, Jeff decided to start his own business. Corporate Retreat Professionals was finally born.

6.1 Personnel Plan

The staff will initially consist of Jeff working full time. By month two, Jeff will have brought on board a secretary/receptionist in a full-time hourly position. Month four will mark when Jeff will bring on board an account executive to maintain the accounts of their clients. Jeff will be responsible for the set up of the office, forming of strategic relationships with third party vendors, and turning sales leads into customers.

Personnel Plan
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Jeff $24,000 $30,000 $32,000
secretary/ receptionist $18,700 $19,200 $20,000
account manager $18,000 $24,000 $28,000
Other $0 $0 $0
Total People 3 3 3
Total Payroll $60,700 $73,200 $80,000

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