The words Exposition, Exhibition & Trade Show are often used to mean the same thing - an event that brings buyers and sellers together. Exposition, Exhibition & Trade Show Managers ensure that an event is a successful by bringing people together for a common purpose to achieve a specific goal. They are organized individuals who are creative, detail-oriented, have the ability to multi-task and have excellent communication skills.
According to the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR), over 12,188 shows are held in the US and Canada annually; two thirds of those show are produced by non-profit associations.
Salary ranges $26,000 - $90,000. According to MeetingsNet, the average salary for a US Planner is $53,171.
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All common titles for entry level positions in Exposition, Exhibition & Trade Show Management
Below is a list of job titles, sample salaries, reporting ranks and key job objectives. Depending on show size and type of show, many additional positions may be added.