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Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Job Information

Coordinate activities of staff, convention personnel, or clients to make arrangements for group meetings, events, or conventions.


  • People with a variety of educational or work backgrounds can become meeting and convention planners.
  • Planners often work long hours in the period prior to and during a meeting or convention, and extensive travel may be required.
  • Employment is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations.
  • Opportunities will be best for individuals with a bachelor's degree and some experience as a meeting planner.


Personality I'm good with people
Salary $46,020/yr ($23.01/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors