More than 170 students are expected to attend Meetings & Events Australia (MEA)’s Victorian Careers Programme in Melbourne on 21 August at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC).
The industry association will being students to learn first-hand from industry experts from C2 Melbourne, MCEC, Peter Jones Special Events, State Library of Victoria, Event Travel Management, Décor It Events and Business Events Geelong.
The speakers will offer insights into their careers and what opportunities can be expected.
Students will also be able to experience a ‘Day in the life’ of an event manager.
MEA has been conducting career insights programmes across Australia for more than six years as part of its strategy to grow a sustainable and skilled workforce.
The Careers Insights programme is part of MEA’s Career Pathway that also includes mentoring, scholarships professional development and networking to nurture and support young professionals who are looking for a career in the events industry.
There are Careers Insight events coming up in Western Australia in September and in New South Wales in October.