MISCONCEPTIONS, TRUTHS, & EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN
1. EVENT MANAGEMENT IS A REAL JOB
Event Management is a real job that can take you all over the world, introduce you to fascinating people and yes, can keep you paying the bills on time.
2. IT IS A GROWING INDUSTRY
Experience is king in the 21st-century and people are increasingly spending their money on experiences as opposed to material goods.
3. YOU’LL HAVE A GREAT SKILLSET
A career in Events Management sets you up to pick up a wide variety of skills that make you increasingly employable both in the events industry and in others industries.
4. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS IN EVENT MANAGEMENT DO EXIST
A professional qualification, like the Bachelor of Commerce in Event Management or the Diploma in Event Management, takes time and effort to work toward, just like any other degree or diploma.
5. THE EVENTS INDUSTRY IS YOUR OYSTER
Whether you have a head for financials and want to go into budget development and be a financial controller or like to be more hands-on and want to go into set-up and event design, there is a role in this industry to suit each and every individual’s unique talents & preferences.
Travel is part and parcel of this industry – whether it means travelling locally, nationally, or internationally, it will depend on the industry sector you get into and your individual clients but travel is a given.
7. THE WORK IS REWARDING
When you work in the events industry, you can’t underestimate the unique rewarding feeling of being able to see a project through from brainstorming to the finish line.
8. EVERYDAY IS DIFFERENT
An event management career is many things, but it’s never boring!
Each and every project, each and every day, will bring with it unique challenges, new people and new places you will need to navigate.
Not a career for the faint of heart, a career in the events industry is uniquely rewarding especially to those of us who love change and thrive on variety in the workplace.
Prestige Academy, proudly part of Stadio Multiversity, is celebrating 25 years of Excellence in the Private Higher Education and Training sector. One of our great accomplishments during 2019 was to be awarded the African Business Excellence Award for the Best Private Higher Education Institution in South Africa.
To celebrate our accomplishments, we have decided to give you a celebration discount of 25% when registering at our Enrolment Evening. Conditions Apply. Book your Enrolment Evening spot HERE.
Registration closing date: 30 November 2019
You can register online HERE