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Convention/Conference Planners


Slightly different from corporate meeting planners, convention/conference planners organize large-scale events for organizations, industries or interest groups that usually consist of a diverse group of people. The types of conventions run a huge gamut from car conventions to religious galas.


Good fit for those who like variety and enjoy planning different types of conventions, rather than just the same type of meeting all the time; Also, may be good for those who have a passion for a particular cause or industry, and prefer to specialize in those types of conferences/conventions.


Skills Needed: Conventions and conference usually require a large staff, so these planners must have excellent staff management and leadership skills.

Convention/Conference Planners

Slightly different from corporate meeting planners, convention/conference planners organize large-scale events for organizations, industries…