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Event Planning Degree and Programs

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If you've ever planned (or even attended) a big party, you know what a tough job it is. The same skills used to plan a private party or a school dance can be used to plan corporate events, marketing promotions, and weddings. It helps to be resourceful and creative, but it also helps to have the right career training. Starting out, most event planners do administrative work for someone else while learning the basics. Those with an entrepreneurial itch can start their own business, since many companies hire event planners for meetings and other professional banquets.

Event Planning Career Training

If you'd like to become an event planner, consider career training in the hospitality field, whether it's a certificate program, associate degree, or bachelor's degree. Hospitality programs provide academic training in business and culinary arts, as well as extensive hands-on training. An event planner coordinates numerous activities and vendors, including catering, room set-up, decorations, audio-visual needs, programming, invitations, budgets, and personnel.

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