How An Event Planning Course Will Help You Start An Events Company | FAQs

EDUCATION, ENTREPRENEURSHIP   |   2 minutes  |   December 5, 2016

The event management industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, with an expected growth rate of 44% by 2020 in the United States alone. It’s a fast-paced and dynamic industry and, although relatively young in comparison to other more established industries, it has shown large growth and profitability. 1 As the events industry has grown, strategic tools and professional standards have also been developed in order to manage and control the industry as a whole.

If you’re an aspiring events manager, or perhaps you’ve worked in the industry and now you want to branch off to build your own events company – an event planning course is your ultimate solution to ensuring you always remain one step ahead of both your client and competitor.

The field of events management is fast-paced, creative, innovative and offers significant earning potential. The importance of on-the-job experience in the event industry cannot be stressed enough. However, it’s important to keep in mind that experience is not the only thing employers are looking for – having recognised skills is also what sets one event manager apart from another at any given event. Having the in-depth knowledge in combination with on-site experience will equip you to deal with high-pressure moments and site situations.

You’ve heard about some of the steps to starting your own events planning company, now you have the opportunity to gain the necessary skills to make it a reality. Get your skills recognised with an online event planning course and gain experience from industry experts with years of experience in the field.


Gain the confidence you need to build an events management empire.

Find out how the UCT Events Management online short course will help start your own events planning company.

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