Position title
Exhibition Organizer/Event Manager
  • Planning exhibition hall layouts and activities programme such as workshops, seminars and demonstrations
  • Researching suitable venues and ensuring all necessary equipment is available
  • Selling stand/exhibition space to potential exhibitors
  • Seeking and securing sponsorship
  • Designing anything from online registration forms to floral arrangements
  • Arranging insurance cover and ensuring legal, health and safety requirements are adhered to
  • Coordinating caterers, stand designers and equipment hire
  • Organizing car parking facilities, security, first aid and catering
  • Promoting the event and organising the production of tickets, posters, catalogues and sales brochures
  • Supervising the dismantling and removal of stands.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, organisational ability and time management
  • Ability to multitask
  • Attention to detail and ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Customer focus is vital
  • Negotiation skills
  • Willingness to work unsociable hours
  • Imagination and creativity
  • Ability to cope with pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Business-related studies
  • Marketing
  • Public relations
Job Benefits
  • Travel: during the working day and absence from home overnight is occasional.
    Working hours: these are mainly Monday-to-Friday office hours, but additional unsocial hours can include evenings and weekends.
    Location: opportunities exist mainly in towns or cities throughout the country.
    Opportunities for self-employment: commonly possible as many work freelance.

    Typical employers

    Large companies; exhibition organisers; exhibition centres.

    Career development

    Entry to and progression within the business is competitive. Progression is usually by taking increased responsibility for events within the same organisation, or by moving to larger organisations.


    Salaries will vary depending on the employer. In a sector essentially based on sales, bonuses are a large part of an event professional's salary.

Employment Type
Health Care
Job Location
Gateway West, Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Date posted
June 21, 2022
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