Job outlook Conference And Meeting Planner near Calgary (AB)

Job opportunities for Conference and event planners (NOC 1226) are fair near Calgary (AB) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a conference and meeting planner.

Job opportunities near Calgary (AB)

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Outlook over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be fair for Conference and event planners (NOC 1226) in the Calgary region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Conference and event planners in the Calgary region:

  • Approximately 1,120 people work in this occupation.
  • Conference and event planners mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 32%
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 22%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 7%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 5%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 5%

Job opportunities in Alberta


The job outlook for a conference and meeting planner working in Alberta is limited over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that there will be a labour SURPLUS for Conference and event planners (NOC 1226) in Canada over the next 10 years.

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