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Q. Where Can I Work as an Event Planner?
A. Our online event planning training can help you prepare to work in a variety of settings or start your own business. Many event planners work on-site for convention centers, hotels, and other hospitality businesses, and they spend their time between the office and event locations. This program also provides you with the knowledge and skills to develop your own client and vendor relationships to build an independent business.
Q. What is the average salary of an event planner?
A. The average entry-level salary for an event planner was $50,600 per year in 2019 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Q. Can you become an event planner without a degree?
A. Most event planners need some background in the field. While a college degree may not be necessary to secure a job as an event planner, educational background and certification through a career training program can help you stand out and prepare to be a confident and credentialed candidate when applying for jobs.
Q. Why should I get an event planner certification?
A. Industry credentials can help you stand out from the crowd of other applicants and assure potential employers you have the skills to perform your tasks. Certification is separate from education, so many event planners go through training and work in the field before sitting for any applicable exams.
Q. What is the average job description for an event planner?
A. Job descriptions for open event planner positions include skills like
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