I am currently in college; but I would prefer to take online college courses but am unsure on how I would like it. I am wanting to have a career similar to Event planner, but I am honestly not 100% certain that that is what I want to be. What are the career choices similar to event planner? What are some really good online colleges that I can sign up for and attend?
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There are many types of meeting planners--corporate meeting planners, non-profit/association planners, social/wedding planners. There are also SUPPLIER meeting planners, they typically work for venues and organize the events at their venue. A similar position would be a venue sales person. In hotels, these might be called Catering Sales Manager, Hotel Sales Manager, Director of Sales.
There are usually Executive Assistant jobs that have elements of event planning. Associations may hire Fundraising Specialists or Event Directors for their specific fundraising events.
I'm not familiar enough with online school that offer degrees in this field. I would suggest doing some research with Meeting Professionals International, maybe even attending a meeting and speaking with the meeting planners/suppliers there, they can offer a lot of insight. Job shadowing is great too.