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615 South Frederick AveSuite 310BGaithersburg, MD20877
General Description: The work of meeting and convention planners may be considered either stressful or energizing, but there is no question that it is fast-paced and demanding. Planners oversee multiple operations at one time, face numerous deadlines, and orchestrate the activities of several different groups of people.
Design, organize and coordinate conferences, conventions, meetings, seminars, exhibitions, trade shows, festivals, and other events.
Responsible for participants' accommodation and transportation, facilities, catering, signage, displays, translation, audio-visual equipment, printing and security.
Establish and monitor budgets to support these ventures.
Be in contact with city officials to collaborate events or programs.
Well organized and skilled in coordination event logistics.
Excellent presentation skills, clear communication, effective, and persuasive
Knowledge of media relations and marketing for promoting event
Overall experience coordinating an event is highly desired.