Job prospects Conference And Meeting Planner near Halifax (NS)

Explore current and future job prospects for Conference and event planners near Halifax (NS). These trends also apply to people working as a conference and meeting planner.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

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Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

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

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of a few positions.
  • Not many 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 Halifax region:

  • Approximately 350 people work in this occupation.
  • Conference and event planners mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 23%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 20%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 16%
    • Finance, insurance and real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 8%
    • Accommodation services (NAICS 721): 7%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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