Main Topic: Human Geography
Secondary Topic: Region and Places
Overview: Exhibition planner are a type of professional planner that are responsible for planning, promotion, and producing displays for exhibitions. They may also be called exhibit managers, show managers, or show organizations. Most planners meet with clients, plan the scope of the event, inspect venues, coordinate services, monitor event activities, and review bills. Exhibition planners tend to work for companies to promote products and services during trade shows or events. They may follow a circuit of shows for professional across the country or overseas. Geographers can work well as planners, especially with an understanding of an area’s local geography. This field is expected to grow as demand increases for professional organized meetings and events.
Geographers at work: Human geographers, Business geographers
Recommended College Courses: Introduction to Cultural Geography, Research Methods in Geography, Economic Geography, Urban Geography, Community and Regional Planning, Political Geography, World Population, American Ethnic Geography, Transportation systems
Skills: Local geography, Human resource management, Qualitative methods, Location analysis, Field methods
Occupation Group: Business and Financial
Learn more about Exhibition Planners from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Labor: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/meeting-convention-and-event-planners.htm#tab-2