Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

Career Exploration Panel

Presented By PCMA Chesapeake Chapter

Howard Community College
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, Maryland 21044

February 23, 2015 6:00 AM UTC

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February 23, 2015 4:00 PM until 5:00 PM

Are you considering in a career in the meetings industry, but don't know what your options are? Join us for a FREE career exploration panel featuring experts offering advice from both the meeting planner perspective and the sales executive perspective. Panel speakers will include speakers from the following positions/organizations:

  • Full-time Meeting Planner
  • Site Selection Firm
  • Hotel National Sales
  • Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Third Party Meeting Planning Company
  • Meetings industry suppliers such as housing bureau, audiovisual company, and more…

This panel is specifically designed to give hospitality students and emerging professionals the honest truth about career options, including:

  • What each of these jobs are really like on a day-to-day basis
  • Skills and experience necessary to get hired
  • How to get started in the industry
  • Travel opportunities for different job types
  • Earning potential for different types of positions

This Career Exploration Panel is presented by the PCMA Chesapeake Chapter. Following the Career Panel, participants are invited to stay for the Chesapeake Chapter’s monthly education event, “What’s Hot, What’s Not 2015!”

Event Type: Chapter Event

Continuing Education Credit

1.00 Credits