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: Social / life–cycle events Events like Birthday party, Hen/Stag party, Graduation day, Bachelor's party, Engagement, Wedding, Anniversary, Retirement day, Funeral etc. Education and career events Events like education fair, job fair, workshop, seminar, debate, contest, competition etc.

Sports events Events like Olympics, World Cup, marathons, Wimbledon, wrestling matches etc. Events like music concerts, fairs, festivals, fashion shows, award functions, celebrity nights, beauty peagents, flash mob, jewellery shows, stage shows etc.

Political events

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

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

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

Fund raising/ cause related events Any event can be turned into a fund raising or cause related event e.g. auctions.