One of the most crucial skills of an event coordinator is to keep things under control.
In order to do that it is necessary to breakdown the event in packages of activities. Sometimes identifying such activities could be an hassle.
I’ve aways used packages maps that suggests items which I might not consider when brainstorming. Such maps become even more important when budgeting.
Here is a map with event items which pretty much belong to most of the events either small or large.