Communicate confidently with all your event teams for your highest level of event production yet!

115 Event Terminology Phrases You Should Know
By Brian Green
Award Winning Event Architect & Mentor; Brian A.M Green

Over 100 essential terms for event pros at your fingertips in this easily accessible guide from Award Winning Event Planner

Brian A.M Green!

After more than 20 years in the events industry planning some of the most lavish events for celebrities, professional athletes, and luxury clients, I have put together this guide just for you!

– Brian


Including common language used by your main event teams:

Why Learn All These Terms?

Not only will you have more confidence when speaking with your teams, your team members will have confidence that you know what you’re talking about as their trusted leader.

Audio Visual


25 Important Terms & Phrases to better communicate with your Audio Visual team, whom you may not have much contact with before the day of the event.

Event Contracts


20 Critical Terms to know in relation to contracts which may address several different departments involved in your event production

Food & Beverage


25 Terms you need to know in regards to catering, seating, service, presentation, menus, billing and more!

Venue & Hotel


20 Terms that will be indispensable when communicating with your venue and hotels while organizing guests.

General Event


“General” terms are no less important! 20 more terms you will absolutely need to know as an event professional handling large scale events.


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When You Know The Language Of The Industry, Others On The Project Know They're Working With A Pro

When you don't...

They may not be so sure about your level of experience.

Make it easier for everyone by learning the common terms.

You don’t even have to worry about memorizing everything beforehand when you have this digital guide on hand!

115 Event Terminology Phrases You Should Know


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Meet Brian Green
By Brian Green

Brian A.M. Green CMP, CMM, is an award-winning event planner and acclaimed speaker with a passion for the events industry. This former diplomat who served as Vice-Consul in the Barbados Diplomatic Corps has managed hundreds of memorable and cutting-edge events over the years, from fabulous celebrity weddings to large conferences of 1,500 to intimate events for 30 to everything in between. Brian is ready to help transform any dream into a spectacular reality!

My goal is to make sure we ‘bring the fabulous’ to every event. Creativity defines who we are as a team, and it’s about creating that fabulous factor for our clients in a way that speaks to their personalities – while creating an incredible experience for their guests. I get the honor of creating and executing a special memory.

Brian’s remarkable attention to detail, hands-on approach, and inventive style quickly positioned him as one of the most sought-after event planners in the Atlanta market, providing services both locally and globally to his clientele. In 2010, the readers of JEZEBEL, one of Modern Luxury’s premier magazines, voted Brian as the Best Wedding Planner in Atlanta, and he was named Wedding Planner of the Year again for 2015 and 2016 by the same publication, making him one of the few two-time back to back winners.

In 2017, he was the featured guest expert on The Steve Harvey Show on NBC for their annual Wedding Hour to give great tips and advice on hosting the best wedding while avoiding the usual pitfalls (S5, Ep 168). He has also appeared as an event expert on Women’s Entertainment (We)TV network’s show “Get Married,” for two seasons. He has also been inducted into The Knot’s Hall of Fame for “Best of Weddings.”

Over 20 years in the event industry

Brian has been featured in every major wedding publication, including:

  • Grace Ormonde Wedding Style
  • Inside Weddings
  • Brides Magazine
  • B Inspired The Magazine
  • Munaluchi Bridal Magazine
  • Essence Magazine
  • Ebony Magazine


He is currently the Chairman of the Board for the National Society of Black Wedding & Event professionals and a Past President for the International Live Events Association (ILEA) Atlanta Chapter. 

Brian has served as a Board member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) in South Florida and Georgia. He also has a mentoring program for creative entrepreneurs. Brian is also the National Director and Executive Producer of the Miss Universe Barbados pageant telecast that is viewed in over 5 million homes across the Caribbean, the New York Tri-State area, and Canada.

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115 Event Terminology Phrases You Should Know

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