3332-Conference and Event Planners

Job Title: 

Conference and Event Planners

Job Description: 

Conference and event planners organise and coordinate services for conferences, events, functions, banquets and seminars.


Tasks include:

  • promoting conferences, conventions and trade shows to potential customers
  • responding to inquiries concerning services provided and costs for room and equipment hire, catering and related services
  • meeting with clients to discuss their needs and outlining package options to meet these needs
  • 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
  • organising registration of participants
  • negotiating the type and costs of services to be provided within budget
  • overseeing work by contractors and reporting on variations to work orders
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Convention/exhibition coordinator
Event planner

Specific Occupations: 

Exhibition/Conference/Event planner (including wedding planner/coordinator)

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Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore