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Event Planners

Employment Prospects


Approximately 134,100 event planners are employed in the United States. About 11 percent of event planners are self-employed. Many large corporations or institutions worldwide hire meeting managers, convention managers, or event planners to handle their specific activities. Although some companies may not have employees with the specific title of event planner or meeting manager, these skills are very marketable and these duties may be part of another job title. In many companies, these duties may be part of a position within the marketing, public relations, or corporate communications department.

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