Why event planning and management is a good career | FAQs

HOSPITALITY & EVENTS   |   2 minutes  |   December 5, 2016

The 21st century is an exciting time to join the ranks of the event management industry, as event managers are being called upon to develop and stage missions of events globally each year. These events range from 21st birthday parties, anniversaries, graduations, political fundraisers, fashion shows, product launches, conferences, weddings, sporting events, and festivals.

With such a large number of events taking place each year, and the hundreds of hours need to produce each one, the event planning industry presents many events management opportunities for those aspiring to enter the field.

If you’re someone who is creative, organised and loves people, events management could be a great career path for you.

Want the skills to stand out as an events planner?

Find out how the UCT Events Management online short course will give you the ultimate events planning advantage.