HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
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Red carpet premiers, sporting events, weddings, wine and food festivals, and philanthropic galas are just some of the events that draw people into this sector of the hospitality industry. These types of events and many more require managers who can envision a big picture and keep all the little details on track.

Event management is a growing field with growing opportunity. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates 44% more event jobs by 2020

Salaries

Traveler Accommodation

$46,950

Business, professional, labor, political organizations

$55,400

Other support services, including trade show organizers

$53,830

Colleges, universities, and professional schools

$48,250

Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events

$47,590

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

 


EVENT PLANNING POSITIONS

  • Event Coordinator/Director
  • Account Executive
  • Sales/Account Manager
  • Meeting/ Conference Planner
  • Festival Manager
  • Concert Coordinator
  • Sport Management Event Coordinator
  • Olympic Event Planner
  • Wedding Planner
  • Director of Catering and Events
  • Banquet Manager
  • Director of Special Events
  • Campaign and Event Coordinator
  • Event Producer
  • Business Development Manager
  • Fundraising and Special Events Manager
  • Corporate Event Planner