Event management is a growing area of work that incorporates diverse fields such as business, government, education and the community sector. You'll take on a mix of skills that involve design, marketing, communication, innovation and planning.
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Do you get a thrill out of bringing people together? Event management is a growing area of work, practised in diverse sectors and industries.
Event managers are employed by business, government, education and not-for-profit organisations. Roles in the industry include:
- community development manager
- conference organiser or functions manager
- event manager of operations
- general manager of operations
- hospitality business development manager
- venue manager or wedding planner.
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