Career in Event Management


Event Management: event planning as a career is growing rapidly. As long as human exist events will continue to take place. The event to be organized may be as small as a birthday party or as big as the Presidential Inauguration. Event planners are well trained in supervising all basic arrangements required to make an event successful, such as, caterers, venues, decoration, transportation, themes, dress codes etc. If one seeks for a challenging job, has good networking skills and looking for varied role then event management is the career you should look out for.

Career Opportunities in Event Management

  • Event management companies: Event planners are hired in event management companies for organizing and coordinating meetings and conferences with different clients and associated companies.
  • Freelancer: As a freelancer, one may take up assignments from a diverse set of clients ranging from corporate to educational institute to government as well as media agencies.
  • Hotels/Resorts/Banquet Halls: Event planners are a significant part various hotels, resorts or banquet halls as it in these places that people want to celebrate their accomplishments with their friends and families in the form of birthday parties, weddings etc.
  • Private Schools/ Universities: There are many private schools and universities that hire professional event planners to organize functions such as annual day, annual fests, educational conferences, assemblies etc.
  • Non Profit Organizations: In NPO’s the event planners organize and coordinate the meetings, conferences, ceremonies and so on and so forth.
  • Entertainment: Event planners can also indulge in events related to Theme park by organizing fun activities for visitors as well as planning events in shopping during festival time.
  • Professional Associate bodies: Event Planners work for Professional associations who hold events at regular intervals for their members.
  • PR Firms: A lot of Event Planners work for Public Relation Firms.PR Firms and Event Industry are closely related.


  Pathway 1 Pathway 2
Stream Clear Class XII in Commerce Stream Clear Class XII (Any Stream)
Bachelors Pursue Diploma in Event Management for

1-2 years

Pursue Graduation in any stream For

3-4 years

Masters Pursue PG Diploma Course for 1-2 years Pursue PG Diploma Course MBA /MA-PR for 1-2 years


  • Plan and organize events such as meetings, conferences, parties, weddings, etc.
  • Discuss and negotiate the plan with the client before implementing it
  • Make arrangements in accordance with the objective of the event
  • Coordinate and organize work with different vendors, suppliers or other stakeholders
  • Monitor the expenses as per the calculated budget
  • Coordinate between different professionals offering their respective expertise and service
  • Manage accounts and tasks in an organized manner
  • Take charge of the event right from the beginning stage till the end
  • Ensure highest quality of satisfaction to the client and the visitors
  • Communicate effectively to build a good network


Today, there are a number of companies hosting and organizing events on a regular basis. These range from the small time private events to the large-scale international events. A good number of young people are entering in this field because they realize the potential of the market and the demand and supply situation. In fact, the most profitable aspect of this field is the need for creativity. And that is how and where one earns.

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