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The event and meeting planning industry is one of the Top 10 fastest growing industries in Northeast Ohio. According to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the industry is expected to grow 11% from 2016 to 2026. With the area's recent surge in casinos, hotels, restaurants and venues, event planners are in high demand. Corporate College's Hospitality/Event Planning program gives you the skills necessary to gain employment and enjoy a successful career.

To become a successful event planner, you must start by learning the essentials. This course provides the tools and strategies you need to excel. 

Fundamentals of Meeting and Event Management is designed to:

  • Educate you in the fundamentals and practical knowledge of event and meeting planning.
  • Provide the skills necessary to develop, plan, market and execute a successful event. 
  • Explain how to advance your event planning career, including guidelines for career pathways and options as well how to start your own business.

This classroom-based course blends interactive instruction with hands-on creative activities, brainstorming sessions, volunteer opportunities and guest lectures from the top event planners and resources in the area. 

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