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Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
Careers in Event Management
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  • 1. Visit evisors.com to browse all 2,000+ career mentors who you can connect with for career conversations, resume critiques and mock interviews. Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  • 2. Careers in Event Management featuring: Heather Schertz Director of Events at Hosted by: Caitlin Quan Evisors Marketing & Operations Associate Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  • 3. About O.C.D. Events • We specialize in creating Original & Creatively Designed Experiences • All of our practices are design and organization based • We create one of a kind weddings, product launches, children’s celebrations and corporate gatherings • We work in cities all over the U.S. and out of the country. @OCDEvents Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  • 4. About Me • I grew up in New Mexico and Arizona • Moved to Los Angeles after college to follow my event planning dreams • Started out with two non-paid internships and a cocktail job • Worked in celebrity events and fashion • Took one step to the next before starting O.C.D. Events @OCDEvents Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  • 5. What is Event Planning? Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  • 6. Event Planning In A Nutshell • Long hours • Networking • Creative • Stressful • Rewarding @OCDEvents Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 7. Who Is Planning? • Everyone! • Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook have made everyone think they can be a professional event planner… • Brides and their mothers @OCDEvents Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 8. Types of Events Jobs • Planner • Assistant • Designer • Florist • Rental Company • In-house Planner • Destination Management @OCDEvents Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 9. Where to Start? Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 10. Get Moving! • Get experience! • Try all areas • Meet as many people as possible • Become a sponge @OCDEvents Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 11. Connect Heather Schertz Director of Events at @OCDEvents Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 12. Questions & Answers Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 13. Questions & Answers Question 1: What are the biggest challenges professionals in this industry face? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 14. Questions & Answers Question 2: Where would someone begin in attempting to break into the event management industry? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 15. Questions & Answers Question 3: How do you start in event management if you don’t have experience? Would you recommend looking for internships? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 16. Questions & Answers Question 4: Which technologies do you think will become important in event management? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 17. Questions & Answers Question 5: Do you have any job search websites you would recommend? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 18. Questions & Answers Question 6: What are some of the requirements for ensuring a successful event? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 19. Questions & Answers Question 7: Do you have any suggestions for those interested in entering sports entertainment? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 20. Questions & Answers Question 8: What is the typical day like for an event planner? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 21. Questions & Answers Question 9: What do you find personally most interesting about event management? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 22. Get the latest updates on upcoming webinars by following us: Register for live webinars and view all our recordings at: www.evisors.com/webinars facebook.com/Evisors twitter.com/Evisors pinterest.com/Evisors linkedin.com/company/Evisors Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76

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