Forming Committees and Dividing Responsibilities

It is important to organize a dedicated group of people who have the expertise to become the book festival planning committee. It is advisable to have two festival co-chairs who will schedule and run the planning meetings prior to the event. Working with the individuals who are part of the planning group, the co-chairs should set up committees, as a division of labor is the most effective way to ensure success. The festival bookstore should be invited to send a representative to the planning meetings. Committees should include but not be limited to:

There may be committees which have will have a sub-committee. For instance, under volunteers, you will need a sub-committee working strictly on getting moderators or facilitators to be placed in each of your breakout sessions. 

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