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Get the show on the road: Event Management

The event management business is booming. The consumption of things is falling in favour and the consumption of experiences is rising, especially among millennials and younger people. Many of the experiences they crave come in the form of organised events like festivals and concerts. The business events sector is also busier than ever, with regular year-on-year growth in conferences, conventions, expos, product launches and marketing events. All this has led to an uptick in the demand for skilled event management professionals.

How to avoid event planning nightmares

Events make the modern world go round. Corporate awards ceremonies, annual parties, charity fundraising events, concerts, school fetes, weddings, political rallies, sports events, product launches, exhibitions and conferences all need someone to organise them. Bars don’t just pop up out of nowhere, performers don’t turn up randomly and play for free, food doesn’t materialise out of thin air. At large events, professional management companies organise every facet and ensure it all goes smoothly.