Hospitality, Exhibitions and Event Management

Are you an outgoing person who enjoys working with a wide variety of personalities? Are you a detail-oriented person who has a skill for organizing people and activities?

Richland College’s Hospitality, Exhibitions and Event Management (HEEM) program provides a dynamic, practical education in this exciting career field.

Our program is taught by working industry professionals who are enthusiastic about their jobs inside and outside of the classroom. Your future career will get off to an excellent start with the wealth of networking opportunities available in the north Texas area, a major travel and hospitality hub.

Why is This a Good Career Bet?


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. 

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HEEM At-A-Glance


What Can I Earn?

These rates are entry hourly wages for the following Hospitality, Exhibitions and Event Management jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Please review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.

All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth.
Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence

Hospitality, Exhibitions and Event Management Degree and Certificate Options

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