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Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners - 13-1121.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Coordinate activities of staff, convention personnel, or clients to make arrangements for group meetings, events, or conventions.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Catering Manager
  • Conference Manager
  • Conference Planner
  • Conference Planning Manager
  • Conference Services Manager
  • Convention Services Manager (CSM)
  • Director of Conference Services
  • Director of Events
  • Event Manager
  • Events Manager

SOC Occupation Groups

13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations
13-1000 Business Operations Specialists
13-1120 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
13-1121.00 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Arrange the availability of audio-visual equipment, transportation, displays, and other event needs.
  • Conduct post-event evaluations to determine how future events could be improved.
  • Confer with staff at a chosen event site to coordinate details.
  • Consult with customers to determine objectives and requirements for events such as meetings, conferences, and conventions.
  • Coordinate services for events, such as accommodation and transportation for participants, facilities, catering, signage, displays, special needs requirements, printing and event security.
  • Design and implement efforts to publicize events and promote sponsorships.
  • Develop event topics and choose featured speakers.
  • Direct administrative details such as financial operations, dissemination of promotional materials, and responses to inquiries.
  • Evaluate and select providers of services according to customer requirements.
  • Hire, train, and supervise volunteers and support staff required for events.
  • Inspect event facilities to ensure that they conform to customer requirements.
  • Maintain records of event aspects, including financial details.
  • Meet with sponsors and organizing committees to plan scope and format of events, to establish and monitor budgets, or to review administrative procedures and event progress.
  • Monitor event activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and laws, satisfaction of participants, and resolution of any problems that arise.
  • Negotiate contracts with such service providers and suppliers as hotels, convention centers, and speakers.
  • Obtain permits from fire and health departments to erect displays and exhibits and serve food at events.
  • Organize registration of event participants.
  • Plan and develop programs, agendas, budgets, and services according to customer requirements.
  • Promote conference, convention and trades show services by performing tasks such as meeting with professional and trade associations, and producing brochures and other publications.
  • Read trade publications, attend seminars, and consult with other meeting professionals to keep abreast of meeting management standards and trends.
  • Review event bills for accuracy, and approve payment.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Authorize financial actions.
  • Conduct eligibility or selection interviews.
  • Conduct surveys in organizations.
  • Confer with others about financial matters.
  • Confer with personnel to coordinate business operations.
  • Correspond with customers to answer questions or resolve complaints.
  • Create marketing materials.
  • Develop financial or business plans.
  • Inspect facilities or equipment to ensure specifications are met.
  • Market products, services, or events.
  • Monitor organizational compliance with regulations.
  • Negotiate contracts with clients or service providers.
  • Obtain documentation to authorize activities.
  • Organize special events.
  • Oversee business processes.
  • Prepare financial documents.
  • Supervise employees.
  • Train personnel to enhance job skills.
  • Update professional knowledge.
  • Verify accuracy of records.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Aircrew Flight Equipment (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircrew Flight Equipment Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircrew Flight Equipment Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircrew Flight Equipment Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircrew Flight Equipment Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Aircrew Flight Equipment Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Chaplain Assistant (Army - Enlisted)
  • Mass Communicator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Premier Band (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Premier Band Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Premier Band Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Audio And Lighting Engineer (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Bagpipe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Baritone and Euphonium (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Bassoon (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Clarinet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Cornet and Trumpet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Electric Bass/String Bass (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Flute and Piccolo (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Horn (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Instrumentalist, General (Air National Guard Bands) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Music Arranger (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Oboe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Percussion (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Piano (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Saxophone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Steel Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Trombone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Tuba (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Vocalist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Audio And Lighting Engineer (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Bagpipe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Baritone and Euphonium (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Bassoon (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Clarinet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Cornet and Trumpet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Electric Bass/string Bass (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Flute and Piccolo (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Horn (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Instrumentalist, General (Air National Guard Bands) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Music Arranger (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Oboe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Percussion (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Piano (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Saxophone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Steel Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Trombone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Tuba (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Vocalist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Audio and Lighting Engineer (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Bagpipe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Baritone and Euphonium (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Bassoon (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Clarinet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Cornet and Trumpet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Electric Bass/String Bass (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Flute and Piccolo (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Horn (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Instrumentalist, General (Air National Guard Bands) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Music Arranger (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Oboe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Percussion (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Piano (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Saxophone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Steel Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Trombone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Tuba (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Vocalist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Audio And Lighting Engineer (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Bagpipe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Baritone and Euphonium (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Bassoon (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Clarinet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Cornet and Trumpet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Electric Bass/String Bass (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Flute and Piccolo (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Horn (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Instrumentalist, General (Air National Guard Bands) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Music Arranger (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Oboe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Percussion (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Piano (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Saxophone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Steel Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Trombone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Tuba (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Vocalist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Manager, Convention
  • Meeting Planner