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Keyword Relevance for: Professional, scientific and technical services
13-1121.00    Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

    O*NET-SOC Title yes    1 match
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    12 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description     no matches
    Tasks yes    7 matches
    Detailed Work Activities yes    3 matches


  • Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Catering and Convention Services Coordinator
  • Catering and Convention Services Manager
  • Catering and Convention Services Sales Manager
  • Certified Meeting Professional
  • Conference Service Coordinator
  • Conference Services Director
  • Conference Services Manager
  • Convention Services Manager (CSM)
  • Director of Catering and Convention Services
  • Director of Conference Services
  • Director of Conference Services and Catering
  • Director of Convention Services


  • Coordinate services for events, such as accommodation and transportation for participants, facilities, catering, signage, displays, special needs requirements, printing and event security.
  • Evaluate and select providers of services according to customer requirements.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Market products, services, or events.
  • Negotiate contracts with clients or service providers.
  • Update professional knowledge.