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American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) - ASAE (American Society of Association Executives) is the membership organization and voice of the association profession. There are numerous career opportunities in associations, including jobs in meetings and conventions.

Association of Fundraising Professionals - The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents more than 30,000 members in 206 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. The association fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession.

BizBash - Resources for special events, meetings and event marketing. Click on “find a job” for a small listing of openings in this field.

Connected International Meeting Professionals Association - Check out the Jobs and Career Center section to view jobs in event planning.

Convention Industry Council - The Convention Liaison Council was founded in 1949 by four organizations to facilitate the exchange of information within the meetings, conventions, and exhibitions industry. - Event planning information, and ideas and resources for planning weddings, receptions, parties, special events and meetings. - Learn tips on how to become an event planner.

Hospitality Jobs Online - Hospitality jobs site that provides daily updates of the best hotel jobs, resort jobs, restaurant jobs, and more!

Hospitality Resource Network - The Hospitality Resource Network is your online job search resource for the hospitality industry, hotel industry, hotel jobs, hospitality jobs, etc.

Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International - HSMAI is a global organization of sales and marketing professionals representing all segments of the hospitality industry.

Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism Career Guide - Explore careers in Hospitality and Tourism with the following links to job descriptions, which include information such as daily activities, skill requirements, salary and training required. To learn more about the Hospitality and Tourism industry, follow the related links below the career descriptions section.

International Association of Conference Centres - If you’re interested in working in the conference industry click on job board for available listings. You can also use the “properties / venues” link under directories to access additional potential employers.

International Association of Exhibitions and Events - The International Association of Exhibitions and Events is today the leading association for the global exhibition industry.  The Exhibitions and Events Industry Career Center hosts the most comprehensive listing of industry positions and resources specific to exhibitions and other marketing-related events.

International Association of Fairs and Expositions - The International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) is a voluntary, non-profit corporation, organizing state, provincial, regional, and county agricultural fairs, shows, exhibitions, and expositions. Check out "Job Opportunities" on this site!

International Special Events Society - Organization of industry professionals. Also serving non-wedding special event planners.

Meeting Professionals International - Professional membership organization for corporate, association, and independent meeting planners. Under "mycareer@MPIweb" you can view a long list of event or convention planning related job listings, post your resume online, access related directories, or access additional industry-related links. Under the "career resources" link, be sure to scroll down to access the "Meeting Professionals Career Guide" and download this excellent 20-page document all about working in event planning.

Party Directory - Directory for party planners.

Professional Convention Management Association -  Click on “careers” to access salary data, post your resume or search by region or category for jobs and internships in event coordination, meeting and conference planning, convention management and more. Be sure to also click on “industry resources" too.

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Maintained By: Mandy Sposato | Last Updated: June 2012