Do you need a degree to make it in the events industry? It’s the oldest dilemma in history – education vs experience. And when it comes to the events industry, it’s more than normal to ponder for a bit. In an industry where experience oftentimes seems to overtake education, which one has more weight? If you want to become an event professional, should you invest in education first? Or is it safer to immediately jump into the field to get your hands dirty? And with the rise in higher education institutions offering programs related to the industry, the lines seem to get even more blurred.
But thankfully enough, this week’s Event Brew is ready to tackle the topic of education vs experience. Our amazing hosts Will Curran, Nick Borelli, Thuy Diep, and Dustin Westling all have completely different backgrounds. And yet, all of them made it in the events industry. Which makes for the perfect environment to discuss the pros and cons of each side. They will share their thoughts on the burning question – do you need a degree to make it in the events industry? So, education vs experience – which one should you put your money on? Let’s get brewing and find out!
Check out the amazing resources to know more about the topic of education vs experience!
- Tackling Commoditization In The Event Industry – #EventIcons Episode 157
- Top 100 Most Influential People In The Event Industry
What do you think? Do you need a degree to make it in the events industry? Is experience a better path? Perhaps a combo of both? Let us know!