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Conference and exhibition managers and organisers

Average National Salaries (2017)

Age 20

£15,080 pile of coins

Age 35

£30,160 pile of coins

Age 50

£35,880 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £20,280

What does this career do?

Job holders in this unit group manage, organise and coordinate business conferences, exhibitions and similar events.

Typical tasks

  • discusses conference and exhibition requirements with clients and advises on facilities
  • develops proposal for the event, and presents proposal to client
  • allocates exhibition space to exhibitors
  • plans work schedules, assigns tasks, and co-ordinates the activities of designers, crafts persons, technical staff, caterers and other events staff
  • liaises closely with venue staff to ensure smooth running of the event
  • ensures that Health and Safety and other statutory regulations are met.

Current entry requirements

There are no formal academic entry requirements, although entrants typically possess GCSEs/S grades, A levels/H grades, a BTEC/SQA award or equivalent qualifications. Professional qualifications are available and may be required by some employers. Off- and-on-the-job training is available.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2018)
Female
(2018)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Part-time

  • Self Employed

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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