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Travel and
Tourism
Industry
Transportation
Services
Destination
Alternatives
Hospitality
Act...
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 Sports events
 Concerts
 Festivals (arts or popular)
 Fairs
 Parades
 Contests and ra...
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 Creativity
 Very Detailed Thinking
(Organizational Skills)
 Communication Talents
(Manag...
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 Creativity
 Very Detailed Thinking
(Organizational Skills)
 Communication Talents
(Manag...
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Options in Events
Agenda
Job Hunting
Curriculum & Advising
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Type of Event
Entertainment &
Leisure Events
Fairs & Festivals
Social/Life-Cycle
Events
Caus...
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Type of Event
Entertainment &
Leisure Events
Fairs & Festivals
Social/Life-Cycle
Events
Caus...
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Type of Event
Entertainment &
Leisure Events
Fairs & Festivals
Social Events
Cause-Related &...
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Receptions
Ceremonies
Showers
Bachelor/ -ette
Parties
Rehearsals
Destinations
Brunches
Bar...
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Type of Event
Entertainment &
Leisure Events
Festivals
Social/Life-Cycle
Events
Cause-Rela...
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Type of Event
Entertainment &
Leisure Events
Fairs & Festivals
Social/Life-Cycle
Events
Ca...
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Type of Event
Entertainment &
Leisure Events
Festivals
Social/Life-Cycle
Events
Cause-Rela...
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Type of Event
Entertainment &
Leisure Events
Fairs & Festivals
Social/Life-Cycle
Events
Ca...
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Type of Event
Entertainment &
Leisure Events
Fairs & Festivals
Social/Life-Cycle
Events
Ca...
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Type of Event
Entertainment &
Leisure Events
Fairs & Festivals
Social/Life-Cycle
Events
Ca...
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Special Events Conferences &
Meetings
Trade Shows &
Exhibitions
Set-up
Food & Beverage
Aud...
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 Broad variety of skill
masteries needed
 Commitment to remaining
current
 Pacing of jo...
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Options in Events
Agenda
Job Hunting
Curriculum & Advising
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Type of Event
Entertainment & Leisure Events
Fairs & Festivals
Cause-Related & Fundraising...
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 Do I want to work
entrepreneurially, for small firm or
large corporation?
 Do I prefer ...
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(6 courses / 15 hours – all courses except Advanced Internship are three credits)
HFT 3741...
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Course Assignments/Documents produced
while enrolled in this class:
HFT 3741 Planning Meet...
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 Electives may be used to personalize
the program to prepare for a specific
area in event...
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HFT 3733 Tour Production and DMC Operation (AS, CM, FF, AF)
HFT 3791 Social Event Planning...
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 HFT 3073 Social Responsibility in Hospitality Industry (all)
 HFT 3271 Nightclub Manage...
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 ADV 3008 Principles of Advertising (Journalism school) (AS, IS)
 ART 2300c Beginning Dr...
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Options in Events
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Job Hunting
Curriculum & Advising
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 14th Fastest Growing Career
in Business
 66th Fastest Growing Career
of all Careers
But...
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 DMC = Destination Management Company
 professional services company possessing
extensiv...
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 Corporate
 Incentive Houses - Maritz, Carlson
Wagonlit, American Express- 3 of the
larg...
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 Identifying South Florida –
 DMC’s
 Wedding Planners
 Meeting & Trade Show
Planners
...
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Show
Interest
• Participation (in list-serves, professional
assocs., volunteer opportuniti...
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 PMM5 – Professional Convention
Management Assoc.
 Financial and Insurance Meeting Plann...
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 ISES - International Special Event Society
 Event Managers
 Event Planners and Coordin...
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 Local Chapter: www.ises-
sflc.com/
 International Association:
www.ises.com
 $35 stude...
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 Local Chapter: www.sfmpi.org/
 International Association:
www.mpiweb.org
 $35 student ...
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International Assoc. of Fairs
and Expositions
IAFE www.fairsandexpos.com
International Fes...
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Blog Index for Meetings
and Special Events
event-planning.alltop.com/
Bizbash www.bizbash....
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 Meetings Community (MeCo)
 http://www.meetingscommunit
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 Meetings Forum (MiForum...
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Locally:
 http://www.simplyhired.com/a/jobs
/list/q-event+planner/l-miami,+fl
 http://ww...
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 Types:
 Comprehensive
 Partial (“ala carte”)
 Day-of
 Specialized
services
 Package...
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 Interested instead in a non-credit,
events focused certificate? See
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Florida International University's new Major in Meetings and Events Management - an introduction

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  1. 1. 1© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany •
  2. 2. 2© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 2 Travel and Tourism Industry Transportation Services Destination Alternatives Hospitality Activities Retail Shops Other Hospitality Operations Food Services Accommodations (Lodging) Sporting events Cultural Events Recreational Activities Celebrations & Festivals Special Events Geographic Tours Educational Activities Service Activities “Event management is the process by which an event is planned, prepared, and produced. “ Julia Rutherford Silvers Special Events Sporting Events Cultural Events Celebrations & Festivals Educational Activities Service Activities Recreational Activities FIUMeetings&EventsManagementDegree •
  3. 3. 3© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 3  Sports events  Concerts  Festivals (arts or popular)  Fairs  Parades  Contests and races  Exhibitions  Dances  Theatre  Children’s events  Flea markets  Conventions  Grand Openings  Product Introductions  Debutante Balls  Shows (e.g., Air Show)  Beauty contests  Tours (ex: Christmas open houses)  Demonstrations  Historic re-enactments  Parties  Celebrations  Visual arts and/or craft shows  Commemorations or sacred  Family, private functions (Quinceaneras, weddings, reunions) FIUMeetings&EventsManagementDegree •
  4. 4. 4© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 4  Creativity  Very Detailed Thinking (Organizational Skills)  Communication Talents (Management Skills)  On-the-spot Troubleshooting (Analytic Skills, Management of Stress) FIUMeetings&EventsManagementDegree •
  5. 5. 5© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 5  Creativity  Very Detailed Thinking (Organizational Skills)  Communication Talents (Management Skills)  On-the-spot Troubleshooting (Analytic Skills, Management of Stress) • Knowledge/ Know How • Resources / Contacts • Assumption of Responsibility • For Social Events, add “Personal Support” • Ideas for creating or implementing their vision FIUMeetings&EventsManagementDegree •
  6. 6. 6© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 6 Options in Events Agenda Job Hunting Curriculum & Advising •
  7. 7. 7© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 7 Type of Event Entertainment & Leisure Events Fairs & Festivals Social/Life-Cycle Events Cause-Related & Fundraising Events Marketing Events Sports Events Business & Corporate Events Exhibitions, Expositions & Fairs Meeting & Convention Events A one-time or periodic, free or ticketed performance or exhibition event created for entertainment purposes, scheduled alone or in conjunction with other events. Concerts – Limited in technology training – male dominated currently Independent Case Study may be possible – box office operations, agency work, security & legal OptionsinEventsandMeetings •
  8. 8. 8© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 8 Type of Event Entertainment & Leisure Events Fairs & Festivals Social/Life-Cycle Events Cause-Related & Fundraising Events Marketing Events Sports Events Business & Corporate Events Exhibitions, Expositions & Fairs Meeting & Convention Events A cultural celebration, either secular or religious, created by and/or for the public, scheduled alone or in conjunction with other events. (Many festivals include bringing buyer and seller together in a festive atmosphere.) From neighborhood to international – good in conjunction with interest in Tourism (& Destination Marketing) Room for both independent promoters & employment by large promotional firms OptionsinEventsandMeetings •
  9. 9. 9© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 9 Type of Event Entertainment & Leisure Events Fairs & Festivals Social Events Cause-Related & Fundraising Events Marketing Events Sports Events Business & Corporate Events Exhibitions, Expositions & Fairs Meeting & Convention Events A private event, by invitation only, celebrating or commemorating a cultural, religious, communal, societal, or life-cycle occasion, scheduled alone or in conjunction with other events. OptionsinEventsandMeetings •
  10. 10. 10© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 10 Receptions Ceremonies Showers Bachelor/ -ette Parties Rehearsals Destinations Brunches Bar Mitzvahs Bat Mitzvahs Quinceaneras Sweet 16 Debutant Balls Baptisms Confirmations Graduation Funerals Memorial Services Burial Services Wakes Nine Nights Luncheons (State Funerals) Anniversaries Vow Renewals Birthday Parties Baby Showers Achievements Ethnic Holidays Religious Holidays Cocktail Parties Dinner Parties Location Parties (Destination, Pool, Beach, etc.) Holiday Parties Reunions Weddings Coming of Age Celebrations Commemorations Family Celebrations Private Parties Planners may specialize in one area, or be a Generalist OptionsinEventsandMeetings •
  11. 11. 11© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 11 Type of Event Entertainment & Leisure Events Festivals Social/Life-Cycle Events Cause-Related & Fundraising Events Marketing Events Sports Events Business & Corporate Events Exhibitions, Expositions & Fairs Meeting & Convention Events An event created by or for a charitable or cause-related group for the purpose of attracting revenue, support, and/or awareness, scheduled alone or in conjunction with other events. . Association work – often a steady full time position including all fundraising or marketing OptionsinEventsandMeetings •
  12. 12. 12© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 12 Type of Event Entertainment & Leisure Events Fairs & Festivals Social/Life-Cycle Events Cause-Related & Fundraising Events Marketing Events Sports Events Business & Corporate Events Exhibitions, Expositions & Fairs Meeting & Convention Events A commerce-oriented event to facilitate bringing buyer and seller together or to create awareness of a commercial product or service, scheduled alone or in conjunction with other events. Big Opportunities, large budgets – high stress and very creative positions – both corporate & independent positions Fast growing area coupled with social media (viral events) OptionsinEventsandMeetings •
  13. 13. 13© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 13 Type of Event Entertainment & Leisure Events Festivals Social/Life-Cycle Events Cause-Related & Fundraising Events Marketing Events Sports Events Business & Corporate Events Exhibitions, Expositions & Fairs Meeting & Convention Events Includes kid’s camps, amateur tournaments, college and professional sports events A spectator or participatory event involving recreational or competitive sport activities, scheduled alone or in conjunction with other events. . Biggest differing element – need to work with Governing Sports Bodies OptionsinEventsandMeetings •
  14. 14. 14© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 14 Type of Event Entertainment & Leisure Events Fairs & Festivals Social/Life-Cycle Events Cause-Related & Fundraising Events Marketing Events Sports Events Business & Corporate Events Exhibitions, Expositions & Fairs Meeting & Convention Events Any event that supports business objectives, including management functions, corporate communications, training, incentives, employee relations, and customer relations, scheduled alone or in conjunction with other events. • Teambuilding • Incentive Trips • Employee Morale Events • Corporate Social Responsibility OptionsinEventsandMeetings •
  15. 15. 15© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 15 Type of Event Entertainment & Leisure Events Fairs & Festivals Social/Life-Cycle Events Cause-Related & Fundraising Events Marketing Events Sports Events Business & Corporate Events Exhibitions, Expositions & Fairs Meeting & Convention Events An event bringing buyers and sellers and interested persons together to view and/or sell products, services, and other resources to a specific industry or the general public, scheduled alone or in conjunction with other events. . • Perhaps most profitable area • Not very big in Miami • Shows reach 170,000 attendees in size May be Association Mgt. Co., Association Staff, or Independent OptionsinEventsandMeetings •
  16. 16. 16© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 16 Type of Event Entertainment & Leisure Events Fairs & Festivals Social/Life-Cycle Events Cause-Related & Fundraising Events Marketing Events Sports Events Business & Corporate Events Exhibitions, Expositions & Fairs Meeting & Convention Events The assembly of people for the purpose of exchanging information, debate or discussion, consensus or decisions, education, and relationship building, scheduled alone or in conjunction with other events. Las Vegas Convention Calendar (as example): http://www.vegasmea nsbusiness.com/planni ng-tools/convention- calendar/ Anime Conventions: animecons.com/eve nts OptionsinEventsandMeetings •
  17. 17. 17© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 17 Special Events Conferences & Meetings Trade Shows & Exhibitions Set-up Food & Beverage Audio Visual Décor Risk Management Marketing Security Creativity All of the former, + Educational Philosophy Guest Room Blocks Transportation Skilled in Measuring ROI All of the former, + Complicated logistics Multiple constituencies Shipping & Construction Union Relations Social Events Fundraising Political Events Marketing/Corporate Sporting Events Festivals & Fairs OptionsinEventsandMeetings •
  18. 18. 18© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 18  Broad variety of skill masteries needed  Commitment to remaining current  Pacing of job; frequent need to travel  Only as good as your last produced event OptionsinEventsandMeetings •
  19. 19. 19© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 19 Options in Events Agenda Job Hunting Curriculum & Advising •
  20. 20. 20© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 20 Type of Event Entertainment & Leisure Events Fairs & Festivals Cause-Related & Fundraising Events Social/Life-Cycle Events Business & Corporate Events Meeting & Convention Events Exhibitions, Expositions & Trade Fairs Sports Events Marketing Events HFT 3754 Intro to Special Events, & HFT 4757 Advanced Special Events HFT 3791 Social Events HFT 3741 Meeting Planning HFT 3753 Trade Shows Under Development Under Development HFT4508–GroupBusinessSales&Service Curriculum&Advising Also under development: International Events •
  21. 21. 21© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 21  Do I want to work entrepreneurially, for small firm or large corporation?  Do I prefer sales, creative design, detailed planning, or logistics management?  Do I like big picture thinking, or prefer smaller, focused expertise efforts?  For meetings, am I willing to learn basic applied psychology for convention design?  Do I hrive under stress; physically capable of 14-16 hour days during events, mostly on my feet Curriculum&Advising •
  22. 22. 22© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 22 (6 courses / 15 hours – all courses except Advanced Internship are three credits) HFT 3741 Planning Meetings and Conventions - corporate, association & board meetings HFT 3753 Trade Show Management (suggested pre-req.: 3741) - exhibition hall sales & operations Or, HFT 4508 Group Business Sales and Service (suggested pre-req. 3741 - facilities management of mtgs/events venues HFT 3754 Introduction to Special Events Production -general event planning skills HFT 4757 Advanced Event Management (pre-req.: 3754) - technical and design elements of event planning HFT 4945 Advanced Internship - Pre-req: 1000 work hours completed and verified HFT 4296 Senior Seminar in the Hospitality Industry - must be taken last semester Plus Two (2) Event-Related Electives Curriculum&Advising •
  23. 23. 23© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 23 Course Assignments/Documents produced while enrolled in this class: HFT 3741 Planning Meetings & Conventions RFP – for facility ESG (Event Specification Guide) Convention Schedule & Rationale HFT 3754 Special Events Management. Site Visit Evaluation Special Event Proposal & Presentation for Client Diagram – for event (Meeting Matrix) Set-up Schedule and Event Flow (Day of event) Budget Development HFT 4757 Advanced Event Management Concept Board Tech Requirements Scripting FEMA Certification HFT 4508 – Group Business Sales and Services Event Resume BEO’s Delphi Certification HFT 3753 Expo. & Trade Show Mgt. Exhibitor Prospectus Exhibitor Rules and Regulations Full Trade or Consumer Show Review HFT 3791 Social Events Business Plan Time Line and Production Schedule The total of these cover most all common event documents, demonstrating a broad array of knowledge Ex: http://prosite.com/ Curriculum&Advising •
  24. 24. 24© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 24  Electives may be used to personalize the program to prepare for a specific area in event planning.  “AS” for association meeting planners:  “CM” for corporate meeting planners and management companies;  “IS” for social and independent event planners;  “FF” for a food focus in an event facilities operation or catering;  “AF” for a career in event facility administration. Curriculum&Advising •
  25. 25. 25© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 25 HFT 3733 Tour Production and DMC Operation (AS, CM, FF, AF) HFT 3791 Social Event Planning (IS, FF, AF) (suggested pre-req.: 3754) HFT 3861 Beverage Fundamentals (FF) HFT 3871 Intro to Wine & Food Pairings (CM, IS, FF) HFT 3900 Independent Study (dependent upon the study topic) HFT 4508 Hotel Group Business Sales & Services (AS, CM, FF, AF) (may substitute for HFT 3753 as required course) HFT 4802 C Catering Management (IS, FF, AF) FSS 3242C International Cuisine (AS, CM, FF) FSS 3285 Art in the Culinary Arts (AS, CM, FF) FSS 4336 Culinary Event Management (IS, FF) Future additional offerings are proposed to include: HFT xxxx Spl Topics: Event Plan Exp. (AS, CM, IS) HFT xxxx International Event Planning (AS, CM, AF) HFT xxxx Events Sponsorship & Mrkting (AS, IS, FF) HFT xxxx Sports Event Plan. & Mgt (AS, IS, AF) “AS” for association meeting planners: “CM” for corporate meeting planners and mgt companies; “IS” social & independent event planners; “FF” food focus in an event facilities operation or catering; “AF” event facility adm Curriculum&Advising •
  26. 26. 26© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 26  HFT 3073 Social Responsibility in Hospitality Industry (all)  HFT 3271 Nightclub Management (CM, IS, FF, AF)  HFT 3770 Cruise Line Operations and Management (CM, AF)  HFT 3701 Sustainable Tourism Practices (all)  HFT 4504 Hospitality & Tourism on the Internet (AS, IS, AF)  HFT 4509 Tourist Destination Marketing (AS, IS, AF)  HFT 4520 Personal Sales Tactics for Hospitality Industry (IS, FF, AF)  Additional Suggested Hospitality Electives  If they are revived from dormancy:  HFT 3013 Protocol for Hospitality & Tourism (AS, CM, IS, AF)  HFT 3277 Club Operations Management (golf) (AS, CM, IS)  HFT 3813 Marketing for Food Service Operations (FF, AF)  HFT 4737 Managing Tourism Services (AS, CM, IS, AF) “AS” for association meeting planners: “CM” for corporate meeting planners and mgt companies; “IS” social & independent event planners; “FF” food focus in an event facilities operation or catering; “AF” event facility adm Curriculum&Advising •
  27. 27. 27© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 27  ADV 3008 Principles of Advertising (Journalism school) (AS, IS)  ART 2300c Beginning Drawing (AS, CM, IS)  ART 3630c Intro to Experimental Video Installation (AS, CM, AF)  ART 3638c Video Installation – (AS, CM, AF)  COM 3110 Business and Professional Communication (Journalism School) (all)  COM 4430 International Business Communication (Journalism School) (AS, CM, AF)  PUR 3000 Principles of Public Relations (Journalism School) (all)  SPC 2065 Communication for Business (Journalism School) (all)  TPA 2220 Stage Lighting (Theatre School) (AS, CM, IS, FF)  TPA 4221 Advanced Stage Lighting (pre-req. TPA 2220) (AS, CM, IS) “AS” for association meeting planners: “CM” for corporate meeting planners and mgt companies; “IS” social & independent event planners; “FF” food focus in an event facilities operation or catering; “AF” event facility adm NOTE: None have pre-req’s except TPA 4221 Curriculum&Advising •
  28. 28. 28© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 28 Options in Events Agenda Job Hunting Curriculum & Advising •
  29. 29. 29© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 29  14th Fastest Growing Career in Business  66th Fastest Growing Career of all Careers But….most will not be found here: Nor here: JobHunting •
  30. 30. 30© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 30  DMC = Destination Management Company  professional services company possessing extensive local knowledge, expertise and resources, specializing in the design and implementation of events, activities, tours, transportation and program logistics.  May focus on all or one specific sort of service  Provides local expertise, contacts, and time saving arrangements  May be only local, or with wide-ranging offices – nationally or internationally, or part of an alliance  Often small – 7 or less full time staff Named World’s Best, 2011 Over 50 in Miami Area JobHunting •
  31. 31. 31© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 31  Corporate  Incentive Houses - Maritz, Carlson Wagonlit, American Express- 3 of the largest  3rd Party Meeting Planners  Event Production – ex: Executive Visions  Association Management Co.  (Smith Bucklin, Helms Briscoe)  Mostly Trade Shows and Meetings  Specific Focus  Concert Production  Sports Event Productions  Wedding/Social Functions  Corporation Departments:  Event Planning  Marketing  Public Relations  Sponsorships  Associations (Civic, philanthropic and trade)  Retail Venue Promotion  Event Owner/Operator  University & College Planners  Team Building Facilitators  Civic & Government Events  Parks and Recreation Depts.  Destination Marketing Org. (CVB’s)  Political Campaign Events Each has its own circles for Networking, so determining direction is advised JobHunting •
  32. 32. 32© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 32  Identifying South Florida –  DMC’s  Wedding Planners  Meeting & Trade Show Planners  Annual Special Events  Special Event Planners  Vendors JobHunting •
  33. 33. 33© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 33 Show Interest • Participation (in list-serves, professional assocs., volunteer opportunities.) = demonstrates commitment to field • Opportunity to get some name recognition Shadow • Ask to spend a day shadowing a chosen person • Learn their operation and become acquainted Intern • If not full internship, volunteer to help at a couple events Job Getting a Foot in the Door • If not with them, do they have connections Don’t discard the idea of working first for a vendor to make contacts in field! JobHunting •
  34. 34. 34© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 34  PMM5 – Professional Convention Management Assoc.  Financial and Insurance Meeting Planning  i-Meet - The online community for People Who Plan Meetings & Events  MPI's Meeting & Event Discussion Group  Networking & Professional Development for Event Planners, Meeting Planners & Event Managers  Sales & Marketing Strategies for Event Planners, Meeting Planners & Event Managers  Social Media and Event Technology for Event Planners and Meeting Planners  International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ (IAEE)  TSNN – Trade Show News Network  Trade Show Booth Traffic Builder & Party Entertainer  http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobI d=5261362&trk=rj_em&ut=0mGGjlBPyq65I1  Goals:  Become a known commodity  Inside information on some jobs JobHunting •
  35. 35. 35© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 35  ISES - International Special Event Society  Event Managers  Event Planners and Coordinators  Event Planners Consortium  Event Planning & Event Management - the 1st Group for Event Professionals  Event Peeps: For Live Event Industry Professionals  Event Planning Professionals  Production, Stage, Shows and Events  Event Planning America  Group Travel & Event Planning Network  Promote! Corporate and Social event planners  Media Solutions-B2B Event's  BizBash—Event Planners Gather  People Planning Events and Conferences in South Florida  Miami Event Planning Group  The Event Planners Miami  Luxury Travel and Corporate Event Planning all across China  VenuesOnline - For Sp Event & Mtg Planning Pros  Career Advice for Event Planning & Management  Student Forum - Event Planners & Event Management  Event Planning Jobs  Sports, Entertainment and Event Planning  Golf Event Planner Network  Charitable Golf Event Planners  Luxury Wedding Professionals  Wedding Market Network  Wedding Professionals Networking Group  Wedding Professionals JobHunting •
  36. 36. 36© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 36  Local Chapter: www.ises- sflc.com/  International Association: www.ises.com  $35 student membership (professional membership over $400)  Local Calendar: http://www.pronews.net/cale ndar.htm  http://careers.ises.com/c/search_ results.cfm?vnet=0&str=26&max= 25&site_id=553&sort=loc August 22-24 JobHunting •
  37. 37. 37© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 37  Local Chapter: www.sfmpi.org/  International Association: www.mpiweb.org  $35 student membership (professional membership over $375) – also first 2 years of professional membership is reduced in cost if you were a student member  World Congress - $140 per student (about 15% of registration costs for nonstudents)  http://www.mpiweb.org/portal/career JobHunting •
  38. 38. 38© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 38 International Assoc. of Fairs and Expositions IAFE www.fairsandexpos.com International Festivals and Events Association IFEA www.ifea.com National Association of Catering Executives* NACE www.nace.net Nat’l Assoc. of Casino & Themed Party Operators NACTPO casinoparties.com/ Association of Bridal Consultants ABC www.bridalassn.com Association of Wedding Planners, International AWPI afwpi.com Society of Incentive and Travel Executives* SITE www.siteglobal.com Professional Convention Management Assoc. PCMA www.pcma.org * Especially active chapters in South Florida JobHunting •
  39. 39. 39© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 39 Blog Index for Meetings and Special Events event-planning.alltop.com/ Bizbash www.bizbash.com Convene www.pcma.org/Convene.htm Event www.eventmarketer.com/ Event Solutions www.event-solutions.com/ In Tents www.ifai.com/publications/intents Incentive Magazine www.incentivemag.com/ One+ www.mpiweb.org/Magazine Special Events specialevents.com/ JobHunting •
  40. 40. 40© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 40  Meetings Community (MeCo)  http://www.meetingscommunit y.org/  Meetings Forum (MiForum)  https://groups.google.com/forum/ ?hl=en&fromgroups#!forum/mifor um Both are Free Requires a gmail account (best if it is dedicated only to this purpose) Demonstrates sincere interest in field If into events, don’t be “put off” by meetings title – most material applies equally to special events JobHunting •
  41. 41. 41© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 41 Locally:  http://www.simplyhired.com/a/jobs /list/q-event+planner/l-miami,+fl  http://www.indeed.com/q-Event- Planner-l-Miami,-FL-jobs.html  www.pronews.net  http://jobs.usnews.com/ (US News)  “Events Internet Resources,” provided for students enrolled Nationally:  See “Events Internet Resources” (in student resources section of blackboard) - hundreds organized by category  Event Planning - Association & Corporate Meeting Management Destination Management Companies Facilities Work in Event Venues Largest 3rd Party Association, Corporate Meeting Planners & Incentive Houses Trade Shows and Convention Management Hotels with Substantial Meeting Emphasis Special Events Only - not meetings or conventions Association Management Companies (for Trade Shows) Resource Categories: JobHunting •
  42. 42. 42© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 42  Types:  Comprehensive  Partial (“ala carte”)  Day-of  Specialized services  Packages JobHunting •
  43. 43. 43© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 43  Interested instead in a non-credit, events focused certificate? See next slide!  Program starts Fall, 2013  Each column represents one of 8 foci you may choose from Dr. Dan Cormany  Head of Meeting and Events Management Bachelors degree program  dcormany@fiu.edu Florida International University Biscayne Campus Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management 3000 151st NE Street Office 332 North Miami, FL 33181
  44. 44. 44© Dan Cormany© Dan Cormany 44 Core Courses Promotion/Marketing/ Social Media/Sponsorships Creativity/Color/Décor & Decorative Lighting RFP Process/Project Mgt/Budgeting Contracts/Insurance/ Risk Management Staging, Lighting, Sound, Video & Electric Resources/Positions/Admin. Structures in Events Corporate Meetings Conferences & Mtg Logistics Incentives & Teambuilding Networking Strategies Program Develop. Meeting Architecture Association Meetings Association Event Mgt. Trade Show Production Marketing Plans Cause- Related & Political Ev. Elective Corporate Events Public Relations & Sponsoring Trade Show Exhibiting Corporate Conducted Events Elective Elective Social Events Reunions, Parties & Holidays Weddings, Ann. Etc. Floral Decor Working w/ Designers & Printers Photography Videography Music & Performance Events Theatrical Perf. Arts Tix, Box Ofc Op, Series Arts & Nonprofit Bd Coord. Elective Elective Fundraising Events Partnerships, Donations, Contributions Volunteer Recruit/ Train/ Mgt. Galas & Annual Events Elective Elective Sports Events General Electives Tournaments Camps/ Training Spectator Events Elective Elective Security & Emrg. Resp. Media Arrange. Revenue Mgt. Stagecraft Concert Promotion Program Consists of 8 core courses (6 hours each), then completion of 6 courses in a field of specialization (3-4 hours each). Electives may be selected from other fields of specialization or the general electives list to customize the certificate. A Final Project must be successfully completed to receive certificate. Trends & Issues: CSR, ROI, Green Events, Strat. Plan Elective Elective Elective Fashion Shows ElectiveElectiveElectiveElectiveElective Catering, Food & Beverage, Service Styles Festival/ Fair Events Outdoor Events Crowd Control Feasibility Assess. Oper Struc. & Communicat. Coord. Elective International Events Field of Specialization

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