Job group: Conference and exhibition managers and organisers

Job holders in this unit group manage, organise and coordinate business conferences, exhibitions and similar events.

How this information can help you

If you know what is happening in the labour market, it can help you to make realistic decisions about:

  • what you want to do in your career
  • what industry you want to work in
  • how much you need to earn
  • where you want to work
  • qualifications and training you’ll need to do your job

The information on this page will give you the facts you need to help you make those decisions.

Source: LMI for all. Read more about our information sources.

This information is based on past employment trends. It may not reflect up-to-date information about the job market, particularly the impact of Covid-19. This information can help you make a career decision but should not be your only reason for making a career choice.

You can speak to a careers adviser for more information.

Future job growth

This information tells you whether jobs in a sector are likely to go up or down in the future.

+5.0%Job growth

Top industries in this job group

Find out which sectors or industries are the biggest employers of the job you are interested in. This can help you look for vacancies in the right places.

Industries Employment
Office admin. 16,583
Food & beverage services 15,467
Accommodation 8,619
Sport & recreation 7,666
Services to buildings 2,973
Membership organisations 2,748
Social work 2,380
Other professional 2,300
Libraries, etc 1,710
Head offices, etc 1,649

Employment by region

See which areas of the country have the most opportunities for the job you want to do. It can help you weigh up whether you're likely to get a job near home or if you could improve your chances by moving or travelling to another area.

Region Employment
East Midlands (England) 4,308
East of England 6,126
London 18,733
North East (England) 1,739
North West (England) 6,288
South East (England) 10,883
South West (England) 6,125
West Midlands (England) 5,811
Yorkshire and the Humber 4,664

Qualification level

Explore the typical qualification level held by people in this job group. This can help you to see what sorts of skills and training you might need.

Level 6

The majority of people employed in this role will hold a BA/BSc degree with honours, degree apprenticeship, graduate diploma or level 6 NVQ.

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