Careers in events management seem to be alluring more and more youth. In fact, even homemakers have stepped into the industry and organize small and private events in their spare time. Also, there is event management companies that take on consultants, who work with them on a freelance basis, as and when the need arises, Thus there is a lot of scope in the field of event management. And the event manager jobs are ever increasing.


Earlier one was employed and learnt the ropes of the trade on the job. But now there are vocational courses – diploma and degree in this field. These courses provide theoretical information, which then is implemented during the internship period. And on the completion of the course, one is almost like any other seasoned event manager.


A fast growing job market –


Just look around you and you’ll quickly notice the sheer number of small and large scale events that take place every single day.


What’s more, this explosive growth is not limited to just individuals within the industry. Given the fast pace of growth in the industry and the scarcity of quality educational programs, opportunities are now open to experienced as wells as professionals looking to switch careers into this dynamic profession.


Employment of meeting and convention planners is expected to grow 20 percent over the 2012-22 decade, which is faster than the average for all occupations. As businesses and organizations become increasingly international, meetings and conventions become even more important.


Why Event Management?


  • Event Management is looked as a sunrise industry in the service sector.
  • The awesome growth of event Management industry is due to sudden spurt in Live Entertainment shows (domestic & international),corporate events, various exhibitions , seminars, carnivals, festivals.
  • More than 5000 companies have forayed into events. The expected growth is therefore 200% annually.
  • Today in India event management has become the most viable career option. It actually offers immense scope for the youth.

Basic Eligibility



For admission into bachelor's degree a student must pass higher secondary examination or 10+2 or equivalent. The duration for this program is of 3 years.



For admission into master's degree a student must have a bachelor's degree with at least 50% marks from a recognized university or institution. The duration for this program is of 2 years.

Job Prospects

Event Management Industry


Event management has now been considered as an exciting career option. In fact, not more than ago there were very few event management companies, and as industry the turnover was no more than 250 Crores, in the early 2000. However, things began to change and by the end of the financial year 1009-2010, the industry was worth no less than 2000 Crores.


Industry Figures –


Still a largely un-organized sector, reports and studies are few. However, the structure of the event management market in India is slowly changing from an unorganized framework towards an organized market.


Job opportunities and Job Roles –


A person who has completed a certified course in Event Management and its related fields has wide opportunities in the following fields.


  • Visualizing concepts
  • Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Marketing
  • Organizing
  • Coordinating
  • Executing
  • Fashion shows
  • Musical concerts
  • Corporate seminars
  • Exhibitions
  • Wedding celebrations
  • Theme parties
  • Product launching


Career opportunities are in the following Industries –


  • Event Management Company
  • Event Management Consultancy
  • Hotel, travel and hospitality Industries
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Public Relations Firms
  • Corporations
  • News Media
  • Non-profit organization
  • Integrated marketing communications companies


Approximate Salary Range –


The salary can be from Rs.8, 000 to Rs.26, 000 for a fresher and increases with the persons experience and knowledge.


Leading organizations in this sector


  • WOW Events Pvt. Ltd.
  • Seventy Event Media Group
  • Black Riders Advertising Pvt. Ltd.
  • Iris Event Management and Wedding Planners
  • Showmakerz
  • Spark Event Management Pvt. Limited
  • Reliance Entertainment
  • Vibes Entertainment
  • Opus World, Tybros (India)
  • Wedent group
  • Wizcraft
  • Cox and Kings
  • And many more


Event Management


Career Options –


  • Event wedding planner
  • Sports event planner
  • Corporate event Planner
  • Event managers for various Hotels
  • Trainee Event Manager
  • Set Event Management Company
  • Event Consultant

MBA Colleges for Event Management

Amity School of Communication

Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Amity School of Communication (ASCO), Noida established in 1999, is a premier communication institute under the Amity University which offers professional courses at under-graduate and post graduate level. It has over 1500 students on...

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Directorate of Distance Education, Pondicherry University

Pondicherry, Pondicherry, India

Directorate of Distance Education, Pondicherry University, Puducherry was established in 1995 to cater to the needs of the student community in the academic year. The courses offered by the Directorate are innovative and job oriented....

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EMDI Institute of Media & Communication

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

EMDI Institute of Media & Communication (EMDIIMC), Bangalore was established in 2002. EMDI alumni are in middle- and senior management positions at virtually every event management company of repute. The college mission is to create...

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EMDI Institute of Media & Communication

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

EMDI Institute of Media & Communication (EMDI), Mumbai was established in 2002 with a vision to offer industry-apt, career-focused event management, advertising and other media related courses. EMDI is accredited by Event and...

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GOLS | Academy, Mumbai

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

GOLS | Academy, Mumbai is an exclusive online academy that provides career and professional development courses in a variety of domains. It is also aimed at creating a talent pool across India for different industries to solve critical...

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IIBM Institute Of Business Management

Meerut, Delhi, India

IIBM Institute Of Business Management offers quality online management education The courses offered by IIBM are specifically designed for the youth who have fire in their belly to take up a career in business and management. What...

  • Master Of Business Management (Event Management)

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Impact Institute of Event Management

Delhi, India

About Us I IIEM was founded in 2008, since then, IIEM has emerged as one of the leading & reputed Event Management Institute based in New Delhi. All Programs at IIEM have been designed as per the requirement of today's event...

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Indian Institute for Development in Education and Advanced Studies

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Indian Institute for Development in Education and Advanced Studies (IIDEAS), Ahmedabad has been created and run on the concept of Student Driven Learning Methodology rather than generally prevalent and conventional faculty driven...

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Institute for Educational Leadership, Dehradun

Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL), Dehradun constitutes of people with tremendous industry experience & their like mindedness to make a difference. The basic objective is to provide “Education beyond the...

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Institute of Media, Fashion and Allied Arts

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Institute of Media, Fashion and Allied Arts (IMFAA), Mumbai established in 1954 is a part of RBCS group of institutes which has been in the field of Vocational Training. IMFAA conducts a wide range of practical workshop courses in...

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