Millennial Planners: Here They Come!

Millennial Planners: Here They Come!

Colleges are preparing the next generation of meeting execs.

In search of a job in the meetings field, Heather Lightsey has sent her resume to more than 25 organizations. So far, this University of Alabama senior, who graduates this month with a Bachelor of Science degree in Restaurant, Hotel, and Meetings Management, hasn’t had a bite. But she’s not worried yet: “It only takes one, as my dad says.”

The 21-year-old meeting planner hopeful has reason to be optimistic. On the CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International 2014

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