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How do I start a Career in Event Management?

Career in Event Management

There are many nuances of a Career in Event Management. Almost everyone seems to be talking about How to start a Career in Event Management, while I want to first develop an understanding of What is a Career in Event Management. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Event Management, when I came across: Management/Career-in-Event-Management/hindi 

Anu Dagar's overview!

Anu Dagar invested 5 years & 4 months in Event Management. Anu Dagar has worked in Event Management as Owner in The Sunny Seven. In Anu Dagar's own words, this is how Anu Dagar got into Event Management: "I am from Delhi and graduated in History Honours. I was the president of Kamla Nehru College from 2004 to 2005. I have also done a certified course in News Reading and Anchoring.I did my internship with Zee News. I was the news reading anchor of Uttarakhand's first news channel, TV100 and anchored in other channels as well. After working in the media industry for 10 years , I decided to do event management and opened my own company called the Sunny Seven Company." Anu Dagar has a profile in a very interesting format on: 

Career Video on Event Management

In a video, Anu Dagar has talked about various aspects of a Career in Event Management. Anu Dagar started by explaining Event Management as: "Event Management helps one explore their creativity, interact with people and get name, fame and money. It is a very glamourous profession, which requires planning and executing events in a creative manner." I watched the full video and I absolutely loved it.

I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Event Management and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Event Management. Anu Dagar touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Media Management

Sills and success goes hand in hand. One needs to get a hold of essential skills.
Anu Dagar then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Event Management:

  • Passion & Dedication
  • Creativity
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Tech Savvy

There are great positives of this Career.
Anu Dagar believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Event Management:

  • Glamourous Life
  • Name, Fame & Money
  • Continuous Learning
  • Adventures
  • Platform to explore

Challenges are the other side of Positives and this Career is no exception.
And, Anu Dagar believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Event Management:

  • Fund Raising
  • Team Hiring
  • Connecting with People
  • Competitive
  • Brand Maintainance

In the final section of the video Anu Dagar talks about How a day goes in a Career in Event Management. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Event Management, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: 

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I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

Career Counseling 2.0

This video on a Career in Event Management opened my eyes to a completely new perspective and got me interested in LifePage. LifePage is Career Counseling 2.0 - while most platforms continue to use age old psychometric tests to identify hidden skills and interests of individuals. LifePage has turned the tables completely with an Awareness based approach. Read about them on: