The German event industry is becoming increasingly important both nationally and internationally. With a current annual turnover of 50 billion euros, it is developing into a strong economic sector. Accordingly, there is an increasing demand for qualified specialists who can efficiently plan and carry out experience-oriented events.
Event management becomes more international
Various training centres are responding to these developments with study and training opportunities. The offers are manifold. For example, the Beuth Hochschule Berlin and the Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen Giessen offer bachelor courses in event technology and management.
The study course "Veranstaltungsmanagement" of the university Hannover deals particularly with the increasing international authority requirements for Eventmanager. In the context of the European education project In-Vent the university cooperates with the association for media and meeting technology registered association (VPLT) and other educational partners from Slovenia, Spain, Latvia and England. This cooperation, supported by Erasmus+, opens up new perspectives for students and trainers and strengthens the trend towards international event management.
Prolight + Sound "Future Hub": Information, knownledge and networking
Prolight + Sound 2020 also responds to the growing demand for specialist event management personnel. The new "Future Hub" in Hall 11.0 will enable prospective event managers and trainers to exchange ideas and information on a wide range of career opportunities.
New suppliers from the event technology sector will be presenting their latest solutions and products in the Startup Arena of the Future Hub. The campus integrated into the "Future Hub" offers colleges, universities and academies the opportunity to present their study and training courses for event management and event technology. If you would like to make direct contact with companies in the industry, you can find out about current vacancies at the Career Center of the Future Hub.
Career opportunities for event managers
The central lecture stage in Hall 11.0 is located in the immediate vicinity of the Future Hub. The programme is developed in cooperation with associations, universities and companies and focuses in particular on career planning. Participation in various lectures and seminars is free of charge for all visitors to Prolight + Sound.
Future Talents Day will also take place on 31 March. This will include various lectures and offerings on all aspects of event management and technology. Prospective event managers, prospective students and trainees will be able to find out about the wide range of career opportunities there.