Partnering with others to host events is a win-win. Partner with someone who will bring a new audience to your enterprise. Search for that partner who will do their share of the work. Look for a partner that has good ideas and plenty of time to devote to a new project.
Once you locate a partner, make sure that each of you understand each other's responsibility to make the event a success. Split the responsibilites so that each of you does his fair share. When responsibilities are distributed fairly, the partnership has a future.
As I write this post, there are two special occasions on the horizon: Valentine's Day and Easter.
Find a partner, and start collaborating.