Overview

This six-week program provides students with an overview of meeting and event planning based on various types of events to include conferences, corporate meetings, weddings, nonprofit events, etc.

Explore and understand the concepts of event planning and executing a successful event. Whether your interests lie in opening your own event company, planning a wedding, or simply mastering the skills to plan the perfect meeting for work, this program provides students the skill set to understand a variety of aspects planning to include contract negotiations, venue selection, establishing pricing for your services, marketing, and much more.

How to Enroll

To pursue this certificate, please click on the courses below to see availability. You can register for courses online, and you do not have to apply to the college!

Tuition Assistance
Training Resources

Questions?
Call 803.732.0432 to talk to us about this program, or email cce@midlandstech.edu

Print Plan

Sample Program Plan and Costs

CEUs Class Hours Course Title Cost
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Meeting and Event Planning Certificate

Explore and understand the concepts of event planning and executing a successful event. Whether your interests lie in opening your own event company, planning a wedding, or simply mastering the skills to plan the perfect meeting for work, this program provides you the skill set to understand a variety of aspects planning to include contract negotiations, venue selection, establishing pricing for your services, marketing, and much more.

Online

ID: CEEVT-527

View Available Courses
No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$899.00
 
Estimated Cost
Tuition Assistance
$899.00
Not including fees and equipment

Careers

Event Coordinator

Coordinate activities of staff, convention personnel, or clients who plan, prepare and implement meetings and events for group meetings, events, or conventions. Provide staff coordination for a company who provides various events.  

Projected Job Growth

+15%

Average Annual Salary

$36,837

According to EMSI data as of 2018

Where Can I Work?

  • Hotel Chains
  • Convention Centers
  • Event Venues

What’s next after I complete this program?

Enter the workforce

Earn the skills necessary to succeed in a position on a meeting and event staff at a local venue.

Continue your education

Pursue a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management and then gain the experience needed to get the meeting and event planning certification. Must have a four-year degree and years of experience to obtain this certification.