KEEPING TRACK OF all the details of an event can be a daunting task. However, the more organized you are, the better an event planner you will become. Organization can mean different things to everyone. “An organized mess” is, after all, a famous cliché. But in the event-planning world, being organized means that another event planner, relying on only your notes, can fill in for you if you happen to have an emergency. This chapter includes lots of great tips and strategies for setting up an organizational system for planning events.