Some people are nervous about the business implications of Brexit. But conference producer jobs look set to remain in demand in the UK.
Conference producer jobs are some of the hottest around in the events industry, and competition is always fierce from professionals in the field. However, there has been concern in in the industry after the EU referendum vote because the public voted to leave Europe.
Feeling the Aftershocks
These ripples have been felt across all of Britain’s economy, but many analysts and business leaders believe that the Brexit result will ultimately be good for Britain, once it has secured free trade arrangements and terms that support its place within the global trading space. The next two years will no doubt continue to be uncertain while the new Prime Minister and cabinet ministers deal with post-EU negotiations, but in the meantime British business will be forging ahead and continuing to grow, evolve and seek out profitable new business relationships with overseas players in Europe and beyond.
Britain Is Strong
The reality, of course, is that Britain and its big cities in particular will always be powerful business centers which attract overseas and domestic visitors for conferences of all kinds- from in-house staff conferences to large international conventions and expos. Conference producers will always be needed to manage these large events and may be even more in demand if business in the field continues to grow and become increasingly professionalised.
Opportunities Across the World
Equally, many of the best conference producer jobs are likely to be found overseas in coming years, which offers British talent the chance to go abroad and gain vital experience in overseas events markets. Saudi Arabia, Dubai and Oman are likely to be key markets, as these economies look to countries such as Britain to provide skilled talent in the commercial fields.
Position Yourself For Success
The message therefore for events people looking to either stay or move into conference production is clear. Invest in your skills and expertise, build new experiences and continue to develop your CV so that you can position yourself as strongly as possible for upcoming opportunities. Networking is also key to success and a great way to find out about potential roles before they are even advertised.
Keep yourself open to new opportunities, and don’t be afraid to travel or take on contracts if they become available. In this fast-paced and exciting career field, almost anything is possible for those with the talent and determination to succeed.
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