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  • 1. Floral Design Careers Flower: Protea Career Event Planner
  • 2. Protea
    • Available: Year round
    • Color: Orange, red, white, green
    • Flowers have exotic appearance
    • Medium mass flower
    • Contemporary & exotic designs
    • Longevity: 1-2 weeks
    • Sold by stem: $2.50 - $5
  • 3. Event Planner
    • Career consists of organizing and conducting events for hire
    • Typical events:
      • Weddings
      • Corporate Meetings
      • Reunions
      • Trade Shows
      • Symposiums
      • Fund Raisers
  • 4. Meeting Planners
    • Meeting planners coordinate every detail of meetings and conventions
      • speakers
      • meeting location and facilities
      • arranging for printed materials
      • Computers & naudio-visual equipment
    • Meeting and convention planners work for nonprofit organizations, professional and similar associations, hotels, corporations, and government.
    • Some organizations have internal meeting planning staffs, and others hire independent meeting and convention planning firms to organize their events.
  • 5. Knowledge:
    • Decor
    • Venue (location) selection
    • Catering
    • Entertainment
    • Gifts
    • Transportation
    • Lodging
    • Conference Services
  • 6. Skills
    • Verbal and written communications
    • Organization and time management
    • Project management and multi-tasking
    • Detail and deadline-oriented
    • Calm and personable under pressure
    • Negotiation
    • Budget management
    • Staff management
    • Marketing and public relations
    • Interpersonal skills with all levels of management
  • 7. Education
    • None required
    • Degree in marketing, hospitality or tourism management helpful
    • Community college programs available
  • 8. Job Outlook
    • Recession has had negative impact
    • Growth expected as economy improves
    • Can be full or part-time work.
    • Salary varies widely
    • Median annual income: $42,180
  • 9. Tropical Arrangements
    • Videos
  • 10. Resume
    • Make your resume