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  • Kumari

    May 31, 2021 at 10:32 pm
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    Event management deals with managing an event whether it’s a low scale event which can be a low scale brunch of business class people to a large scale functions such as weddings and award functions. It includes studying the requirements of the target audience, understanding there needs, working upon them and coordinating with all the working people needed like the technical team, caterers sponsers if there. Many big or small industries, charitable organizations, NGOs book these event managers in order to smoothly carrying the function. The people who are involved in creating, scheduling, and managing the event management are called event managers and there’s a proper course which are seen taught in the colleges for the same. These event managers manage the third part vendors, budgeting, scheduling, site selection, acquiring necessary permits, coordinating transportation and parking, arranging for speakers or entertainers, arranging decor, event security, catering, coordinating with third-party vendors, and emergency plans. Each event is different in its nature so process of planning & execution of each event differs on basis of the type of event.
    The event manager is the person who plans and executes the event, taking responsibility for the creative, technical, and logistical elements. This includes overall event design, brand building, marketing and communication strategy, audio-visual production, script writing, logistics, budgeting, negotiation, and client service.
    There are numerous universities which are giving certificate course or undergraduate course for the event management. The University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management offered the first ever Bachelor of Science degree in Event Management beginning in 2006. The programme trained the students both in hospitality, covering lodging operations, tourism, guest services, accounting, and marketing as well as event management, including sales, promotion, technology, design, risk management, and catering with electives available for specific interests, such as cruises, clubbing, wine, or trade shows.
    Certifications available include:
    Certified Meeting Professional (CMP)
    Certified in Exhibition Management (CEM)
    Certified Trade Show Marketer (CTSM)
    Certificate in Meeting Management (CMM)
    Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE)
    Certified Event Designer (CED)
    Certified Special Event Professional (CSEP)
    Certified Quality Event Planner (CQEP)

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 6 months ago by  Kumari.
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