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Degrees and certificates in the Hospitality, Exhibitions and Event Management program may lead to the following jobs or careers:
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All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth. Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence
Richland College’s Hospitality, Exhibitions and Event Management program can prepare you for several different career fields. Job titles may include:
Meeting and event management includes career opportunities for managers who ensure that meetings and events, from small to large, are productive and successful. Meeting and event managers work for:
Work opportunities include:
For more information on jobs, resources and professional services for meeting and event planners, see the
Career Center of the
International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE).
According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, the hospitality and tourism industry provides one in 11 jobs globally, accounting for about a tenth of total gross domestic product (GDP). The DFW area is one of the top convention locations in the U.S., so skilled meeting and event planners are in high demand.
CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth increase of 24 percent for meeting, convention and event planners in Texas over the next decade.