Career opportunities in Event Management

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An interesting by product of modern day marketing and advertising mix is event management. From 2,800 crore in 2012 to an estimated 4,375 crore in 2014, it is steadily growing at a pace of 20%. Events have been an important part of our human lives in forms of birthday parties, weddings, social gathering etc. Events have also made a way in to our professional lives in forms of meetings, exhibitions, conferences, product launches etc. What makes event management as a profession even grand is its production that now happens on a grand level for events such as award functions, reality shows etc.

Such growth also ensures a very promising future for event management aspirers. Following are the skills required to be a successful event manager -

  • Management skills– A good event manager must have the ability to manage subordinates, clients, business associates, vendors, stress, deadlines etc. in order to conduct a successful event.
  • Public relation skills– An event management aspirant must be a good manager who is able to manage different personalities and get the work done.
  • Marketing skills– Marketing the event well comes in the package. Being a good marketer is pre-essential for running a good event management firm.
  • Networking skills– Event management as an industry thrives and grows on the possessing and expanding personal network.
  • Creative skills– Creatively conceptualising and conducting the event is imperative to beat the stiff competition in the market.
  • Crisis management skills– Being able to manage critical situations with ease is extremely essential.

Top Event Management institutes

  • EMDI Institute of Media & Communication
  • National institute of Event Management
  • College of Event & Media
  • National Academy of Event Management &  Development
Career opportunities in Event Management
Career opportunities in Event Management - By : | Date Published : 07-05-2016 | Category : Career Options |
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An interesting by product of modern day marketing and advertis