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Training opportunities vary depending on the size of the organisation you work for. Training is typically offered via short courses, run either in-house or externally.

Sessions covered typically include:

  • conference and event planning;
  • sales and sponsorship;
  • project management;
  • event marketing and copywriting;
  • customer care;
  • finance;
  • health and safety;
  • IT.

New event organisers will develop their skills and knowledge by working alongside experienced colleagues.

External training providers also offer a range of training courses. The following organisations provide a range of courses relevant to the events industry:

Courses offered include:

  • how to plan effective marketing events;
  • sponsorship selling techniques;
  • health and safety;
  • risk assessment.

Some of the organisations listed above also provide student membership and run seminars relevant to people working within the events industry. Check individual websites for further details.

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Written by AGCAS editors
November 2014

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