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Conference and exhibition managers and organisers

Job holders in this unit group manage, organise and coordinate business conferences, exhibitions and similar events.


Median Salary

New workers start around £15,367. Normal pay is £24,784 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £45,556.

Daily Tasks

  • Ensures that Health and Safety and other statutory regulations are met.
  • Liaises closely with venue staff to ensure smooth running of the event.
  • Plans work schedules, assigns tasks, and co-ordinates the activities of designers, crafts persons, technical staff, caterers and other events staff.
  • Allocates exhibition space to exhibitors.
  • Develops proposal for the event, and presents proposal to client.
  • Discusses conference and exhibition requirements with clients and advises on facilities.

Skills employers are asking for

  • Speaking
  • Monitoring
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Writing
  • Active Learning
  • Mathematics
  • Learning Strategies
  • Science

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