Meeting and Event Planner Careers

Name: Jamie Lamb
Job Title: Meeting and Event Planner (& Professional Bridal Consultant)
Where: Middletown, Pennsylvania 
Employer: Self-Employed - Coordinated Dreams
Years of Experience: 3
Education: Bachelors of Science in Business Management, Franklin University
Salary: See the PayScale Research Center for the median event planner salary.

Meeting and Event Planner Careers

If you're interested in meeting and event planner careers, you don't want to miss this Salary Story.  Meeting and event planner Jamie Lamb told us about various meeting and event planner positions, gave advice for new meeting planners and explained the leadership skills required for successful event planner careers.

Jamie also gave tips for beginning meeting planners on how to become a certified meeting planner, told us about the factors that affect an event planner salary, meeting planner duties and what to expect from both independent and in-house event planner careers. This interview provides invaluable info for anyone wondering how to join the ranks of independent meeting and event planners.