|Field of Study:||Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations
|Description:||Meeting, Convention and Conference planners see the “big picture” when it comes to planning and organizing events. Whether it’s an executive conference or a dream wedding, this program will provide you the tools to deliver flawless events. From negotiating with vendors to designing the perfect marketing plan, you will gain the skills to run the show. Your career can begin as an event planner, conference and conventional planner, meeting planner, wedding planner, program planner for incentive travel, trade show planner, corporate marketing events specialist, cultural event planner, festivals planner, special events planner, and sports events planner.
During the second semester, you’ll have the opportunity to apply for admission to the co-op option. Co-op provides you with the opportunity to secure a paid work term between semesters three and four. It also allows you to benefit from a combination of classroom learning and real-world experience. Please note that you will have a shared responsibility for securing employment opportunities and must meet co-op entrance requirements in order to be considered (see Student Advisor or Co-op Co-ordinator for details). Co-op tourism related positions may be in travel operations, hotel services, sales, retail, event and trade shows, promotional activities, and exceptional customer service positions, among others.
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