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Event Management

The Events sector is a vibrant and diverse growth sector in Ireland which includes the management of anything from festivals to corporate events and conferences.  National and Multinational companies now actively seek graduates with event management skills to help showcase their company, products or services.


  1. Unique. The only Level 8 Honours Degree in Event Management course in Ireland
  2. Practical. Hands-on experience, work placement, industry site visits and masterclasses from key figures in the Irish festival and events industry.
  3. Immersion. Your education will take place in County Kerry - a world class visitor destination. World class event venue INEC Killarney and the Rose of Tralee International Festival are on our doorstep along with many others.
  4. Develop. Become a leader with excellent communication skills, in-depth industry knowledge and experience to succeed in a range of EXCITING career opportunities in a rapidly growing sector both nationally and internationally.
  • Specialist event companies and venues
  • Large corporate organisations
  • Non-profit/charity sector
  • Tourism/cultural events and festivals
  • Sports venues, events and organisations
  • Hotels
  • Government and semi-state agencies
  • Convention bureaus
  • PR and marketing companies


  • Event Manager
  • Event Co-ordinator
  • Events Executive
  • Events Administrator
  • Conference and Events Sales Executive
  • Conference and Banqueting Co-ordinator
  • Event/wedding Co-ordinator
  • Fundraising Co-ordinator


Examples of starting salaries across some of these job areas are: €25,000 up to €30,000 with excellent promotion opportunities.


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