An event can be described as a public assembly for the purpose of celebration, education, marketing or reunion. Events can be classified on the basis of their size, type, and context.

An event can be:

1) Social/life–cycle events

Events like a Birthday party, Hen/Stag party, Graduation day, Bachelor’s party, Engagement, Wedding, Anniversary, Retirement day, Funeral etc.

2) Education and career events

Events like education fair, job fair, workshop, seminar, debate, contest, competition etc.

3) Sports events

Events like Olympics, World Cup, marathons, Wimbledon, wrestling matches etc.

4) Entertainment events

Events like music concerts, fairs, festivals, fashion shows, award functions, celebrity nights, beauty pageants, flash mob, jewelry shows, stage shows etc.

5) Political events

Events like a political procession, demonstration, rally, political functions etc.

6) Corporate events

Events like MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences, exhibitions), product launches, road shows, buyer-seller meet etc.

7) Religious events

Events like religious festivals/fairs, a religious procession, Katha, Pravachan, Diwali fair, Dusherra fair etc.

8) Fundraising/ cause-related events

Any event can be turned into fundraising or cause-related event e.g. auctions.