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Careers in Event Management
featuring:
Heather Schertz
Director of Events at
Hosted by:
Caitlin Quan
Evisors Marketing & O...
About O.C.D. Events
• We specialize in creating Original & Creatively Designed Experiences
• All of our practices are desi...
About Me
• I grew up in New Mexico and Arizona
• Moved to Los Angeles after college to follow my event planning dreams
• S...
What is Event Planning?
Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
Event Planning In A Nutshell
• Long hours
• Networking
• Creative
• Stressful
• Rewarding
@OCDEvents
Hosted by:See the res...
Who Is Planning?
• Everyone!
• Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook have made everyone think they
can be a professional event...
Types of Events Jobs
• Planner
• Assistant
• Designer
• Florist
• Rental Company
• In-house Planner
• Destination Manageme...
Where to Start?
Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
Get Moving!
• Get experience!
• Try all areas
• Meet as many people as possible
• Become a sponge
@OCDEvents
Hosted by:See...
Connect
Heather Schertz
Director of Events at
@OCDEvents
Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
Questions & Answers
Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
Questions & Answers
Question 1:
What are the biggest challenges
professionals in this industry face?
Hosted by:See the ans...
Questions & Answers
Question 2:
Where would someone begin in attempting
to break into the event management
industry?
Hoste...
Questions & Answers
Question 3:
How do you start in event management if
you don’t have experience? Would you
recommend loo...
Questions & Answers
Question 4:
Which technologies do you think will become
important in event management?
Hosted by:See t...
Questions & Answers
Question 5:
Do you have any job search websites you
would recommend?
Hosted by:See the answer at eviso...
Questions & Answers
Question 6:
What are some of the requirements for
ensuring a successful event?
Hosted by:See the answe...
Questions & Answers
Question 7:
Do you have any suggestions for those
interested in entering sports entertainment?
Hosted ...
Questions & Answers
Question 8:
What is the typical day like for an event
planner?
Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com...
Questions & Answers
Question 9:
What do you find personally most interesting
about event management?
Hosted by:See the ans...
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Careers in Event Management

  1. 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. 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. 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. 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. 5. What is Event Planning? Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  6. 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. 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. 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. 9. Where to Start? Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  10. 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. 11. Connect Heather Schertz Director of Events at @OCDEvents Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  12. 12. Questions & Answers Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  13. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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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