A CLIENT INTERVIEW is the first meeting you will have with a prospective client. During this interview, the client will outline the event she has in mind. In turn, you will assess the event, check your calendar, and offer possibilities. The initial meeting is referred to as a client interview, but in reality this is a chance for your client to interview you to be her event planner. This chapter provides a step-by-step approach to interacting with your clients in the initial interview.