Seneca College

Event Management - Event and Exhibit Design

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Program Information

School:Seneca College
Field of Study:Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Description:Event Management is about creating experiences for clients, guests, event attendees, customers, and event organizers. Seneca’s Event Management program will help you start an exciting career as a Special Events Organizer, Trade Show Planner/Designer, Assistant Event Co–ordinator, Junior Exhibit/ Event Designer, Assistant Creative Director, or Festival Organizer.

The Event Management program at Seneca is unique within Ontario in that it will provide you with a specialization in design for the event and exhibit industry (galas, festivals, parades, and trade shows). Aimed at giving you the necessary breadth and depth of knowledge, you will learn analysis, planning, budgeting, sourcing, and creation of décor, props and visuals for events and exhibits. You will benefit from industry professionals who have designed the curriculum and deliver it from a practical perspective. They bring their many years of experience in design, special events, and exhibit management to assist you in getting the education you need to succeed in a competitive and growing industry.
URL:Event Management - Event and Exhibit Design at Seneca College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,442
International: $13,207
Careers:Hotel Managers

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 

Program Eligibility: - Either a recognized degree or post secondary diploma from an accredited institution OR if applying under Mature Student Status (age 19 or older), must have 3 to 5 years of documented work experience preferably in Visual Merchandising Arts, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Industrial Design, Graphic Design or equivalent. Relevant references must be provided. - English proficiency at the college level. - Demonstrated understanding of the principles of applied design. - Hands–on experience with physical skills such as painting, sewing, cutting, designing. - Proficient with a computer, software and applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email and Internet.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

International students whose first language is not English must fulfill an English Proficiency requirement in order to qualify for application. English Proficiency requirements are as follows for consideration: Minimum TOEFL score of 580 (paper based) or 88 (internet based with no test below 22), OR Academic IELTS with an overall minimum score of 6.5 (no single test score below 6.0), OR CAEL with an overall band score of 70

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants with a diploma, advanced diploma, or degree in a non–design discipline must submit a résumé, prepare a portfolio, and write a brief essay describing why they want to enrol in the program.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 18, 2015