3332-Conference and event planners

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Conference and event planners
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Job Description: 
Conference and event planners organize and coordinate services for conferences, events, functions, banquets and seminars.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) promoting conferences, conventions and trade shows to potential customers
  • (b) responding to inquiries concerning services provided and costs for room and equipment hire, catering and related services
  • (c) meeting with clients to discuss their needs and outlining package options to meet these needs
  • (d) arranging and coordinating services, such as, conference facilities, catering, signage, displays, audiovisual and computer equipment, accommodation, transport and social events, for participants, logistical arrangements for presenters
  • (e) organizing registration of participants
  • (f) negotiating the type and costs of services to be provided within budget
  • (g) overseeing work by contractors and reporting on variations to work orders.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Conference and event organizer
- Conference planner
- Wedding planner

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