Conference and Event Organiser

Also known as Event Management Consultant.
Organises and coordinates services for conferences, events, functions, banquets and seminars.
Training time 6 months - 2 years
Average pay $52,076
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 9,100

What does a Conference and Event Organiser do?

  • 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


  • Event Planner
  • Exhibition Organiser
  • Wedding Coordinator

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate III in Events
Diploma of Event Management
Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management
Advanced Diploma of Event Management
Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management
Graduate Certificate in Neuro-Linguistic Programming