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1493 Conference and Event Organisers

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

Conference and Event Organisers organise and coordinate services for conferences, events, functions, banquets and seminars.

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • promoting conferences, conventions and trade shows to potential customers
  • responding to inquiries concerning services provided and costs for room and equipment hire, catering and related services
  • meeting with clients to discuss their needs and outlining package options to meet these needs
  • arranging and coordinating services, such as conference facilities, catering, signage, displays, audiovisual equipment, accommodation, transport and social events, for participants
  • organising registration of participants
  • negotiating the type and costs of services to be provided within budget
  • overseeing work by contractors and reporting on variations to work orders

Occupation:

  • 149311 Conference and Event Organiser

149311 Conference and Event Organiser

Alternative Title:

  • Event Manager

Organises and coordinates services for conferences, events, functions, banquets and seminars.

Skill Level: 2

Specialisations:

  • Event Planner
  • Exhibition Organiser
  • Wedding Coordinator