Conference manager oversees all duties related to organizing conferences Duties that this manager may perform include finding sponsors to minimize client costs, following up with clients to confirm conference-related decisions, and locating the best vendors available within budget. The conference manager must present and respond to proposals and bids from vendors, find audio/visual providers, and determine accommodations for participants, conference locations, and transportation.
Conference Manager Tasks
Work with copywriters, graphic designers and webmasters to create print and Web communications used before, during and after the conference.
Work with caterers, venues and other vendors to negotiate contracts and determine conference cost.
Handle meeting logistics including travel for attendees, meeting setup, entertainment, and catering.
Arrange supplies and equipment for speakers, vendors and workshop leaders for the day of the event.