Job prospects Conference And Meeting Planner near Toronto (ON)

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

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

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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Prospects over the next 3 years
Good Good

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

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

The largest portion of all conference and event planners in Ontario work in the Toronto economic region. Given the number of cultural and consumer events that take place in the city and the number of businesses and charities with national head offices in the Toronto economic region, opportunities for conference and event planners should remain favourable over the forecast period.

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

  • Approximately 7,430 people work in this occupation.
  • Conference and event planners mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 29%
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 20%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 9%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 8%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 7%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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