Here is a sample budget worksheet with space for you to fill in details specific to your event.
|Costs to Consider||Details||Funding Source||Estimate (fill in)||Real Cost
|Food||Decide depending on style of event. Casual cocktail reception: Basic level includes – 2 hr open bar, fruit cheese, veggie platter, dips, etc. Heavy hors d’oeuvres with a light/healthy focus (avoid fried food). Hot Appetizers are best if possible.||$||$|
|Drinks||Guests will expect a variety of drinks. Consider if you will offer Wine and Beer. (As many options as possible is best)||$||$|
|Will this be included in your venue or is it an additional charge?||$||$|
|Office Supplies||Consider all supplies you will need at the event: such as badge printing, badge holders, table tents, networking cards, flyers, etc.||$||$|
|Registration||Consider costs of registration tool and fee collected from attendees.||$||$|