• Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
  • Business, Management and Administration
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 45,620
    $27,980 range bar $80,190
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Meeting, convention, and event planners coordinate all aspects of professional meetings, events, and conventions. They choose meeting locations, arrange transportation, and coordinate other details.

What do they typically do

  • Coordinate event services such as rooms, transportation, and food service
  • Meet with clients to understand the purpose of the meeting or event
  • Monitor event activities to make sure they follow regulations and laws and to resolve problems that arise
  • Inspect event sites to make sure that they meet the client's requirements
  • Review event bills and approve payment
  • Solicit bids from potential event sites and service providers like florists or photographers
  • Monitor event activities to ensure the satisfaction of the client and event attendees
  • Plan the scope of the event, including time, location, and cost

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.9%
Job Opening 491

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