Archive for the ‘“How To”’ Category

Welcome To The Chaos Calculator

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

EventBudgetOne of the most difficult details of any event is figuring out the cost. Hidden under our desire to throw a truly amazing party or wedding is a finite budget to accomplish it with. Usually, those looking to throw a party start their search online, to get a sense of what their event may cost.

The problem with turning online is that almost every event vendor keeps their pricing private, unless you contact them for a quote. This is completely understandable as it is difficult to generalize the price of certain requests when so many details have to be taken into consideration. With this  in mind, we at Organized Chaos have created a tool to help you get a ballpark estimation for your event – The Instant Planner.


How To: Developing an Event Schedule

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

This may seem like an obvious step, but by carefully putting together this simple document your event will run 10 times smoother, keep everyone on the same page and create responsibility/ownership for day-of-event details and tasks. 


How To: Evaluating a Venue

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

You’re in a pinch. Your planning your next event, but before you can get into the details of catering, decor, etc. you need to pick a venue. With so many options in San Francisco alone, this can be a daunting task. While it will always be easier to contact an event planner at this point (for reasons such as their knowledge of the existing venue choices, costs associated and vendor relationships for added discounts) here are some things to consider when evaluating a venue for your needs: