How can I get involved in event planning/promotions?

I'm looking to get into the event planning business. I did some planning in college and loved it. I would love to work in the even planning business. Any tips/leads on jobs in IL would be greatly appreciated.

Asked By: straberry_girl_16 - 7/19/2007
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I would google 'event planners associations' or 'meeting planners associations' and see if there are any in your immediate area and what it would take to join or perhaps just go to a 1st meeting to feel it out... More
Answered By: ynot - 7/25/2007
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What kind of event planning? Corporate meetings? Conferences? I would contact local advertising/marketing or media agencies...these type of companies do advertising campaigns for larger companies, event planning and ways to promote other businesses. I would also try contacting national planners such as HelmsBriscoe... More
Answered By: April2 - 7/19/2007
Get your self registered with placement agencies of repute, while specifying your interest. Explore for job with Event Management Companies and Advertising Companies. G O O D L U C K ! !
Answered By: Gudsud55 - 7/27/2007
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