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Meeting and Event Management

Employment of meeting, convention, and event planners is projected to grow 33 percent from 2012 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations. As globalization increases and businesses continue to recognize the value of professionally planned meetings, the need for meetings and events is expected to grow. Job opportunities should be best for candidates with a bachelor s degree in hospitality management (U.S. Department of Labor).
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Employment Opportunities

Corporate Travel Manager
Executive Assistant
Executive Director
Marketing Manager
Meeting/Event Manager
National Sales Manager
Public Relations Manager
Trade Show Manager
Training Director
Wedding Planner/Coordinator


Meeting and Event Management Faculty:

Kristen Jack, Assistant Professor

Kristen Jack, Assistant Professor

Advanced Meeting & Event Management | Convention Sales & Service | Field Preparation | Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism
Disney College Program I | Disney College Program II
Field Experience I | Field Experience II | Senior Internship

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Patty Janes, Associate Professor

Patty Janes, Associate Profesor

Convention Sales & Service | Hospitality & Tourism Marketing

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Lorie Tuma, Assistant Professor

Lorie Tuma, Assistant Professor

Convention Sales & Service | Festival & Special Event Management | Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism | Introduction to Meeting & Event Management

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Gail Zemmol, Affiliate Professor

Gail Zemmol, Affiliate Professor

Festival & Special Event Management | Human Resource Management | Introduction to Meeting & Event Management

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