The conference coordinator works with the group leaders to come up with a theme for the event and plan activities. This is followed by securing the participation of experts who will speak or lead the event. He/She uses the available data of participants to secure a suitable venue. He/She oversees organizing shuttle service to and from the airport for guests and transporting people to the conference. Also, he/she is in charge of publicizing the conference and organizing activities. In the end, he/she may seek feedback from participants to aid in planning future gatherings.
Most conference coordinators hold a bachelor's degree in the area of specialty. Candidates may hold a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) credential to increase job prospects. You must also have at least two years of related experience. Multitasking, interpersonal, collaboration, organization, and negotiation skills are some of the most vital skills required for this position. These experts earn an average income of $45,677 yearly. It varies from $28,000 to $75,000.