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I'm currently searching for the right term for someone who

  • Organizes or
  • Promotes

Parties, "Clubbings", Events or similar.

I understand that there's a difference between someone who promotes a party and someone who makes the organization, but maybe there's some common word as the vast majority of those people are one person companies.

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A promoter is often responsible for both promotion and organisation, especially for small events. – z7sg Ѫ Jan 3 '12 at 11:58
@z7sg +1 Then it should be an answer instead (can't find it there)? – kaiser Jan 3 '12 at 12:21
up vote 8 down vote accepted

I would suggest an event organiser.

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haha did I really type "organisater" :D ? – Benjamin Jan 2 '12 at 15:13
Where's the difference between "Organiser" and "Organizer" - en_UK en_US? – kaiser Jan 2 '12 at 18:07
z in US s in UK – Benjamin Jan 2 '12 at 18:34

Possibly 'party planner' - that would seem to fit.

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In the UK, I think it's usually 'party planners', which is borne out by Google search (9m+). But the same search suggests that 'event planner' might be more common in the US (26m+) – RandomIdeaEnglish Jan 2 '12 at 20:35

There is a famous movie titled the The Wedding Planner but that term is obviously specific to weddings. In a more general sense, the activity itself is known as event planning, and the term you are looking for would be event planner.

Here is a link with some event planning resources.

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Event planner is the term that I usually hear although I've also heard event organizer. And I used to work with event planners.

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True: event planner is a common term too. – Benjamin Jan 5 '12 at 16:42

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