You’ll learn from experienced events management professionals with strong ties to the industry, and the University is a founding member of the Association of Events Management Educators. You’ll receive regular guest lectures from industry experts like David Jamilly (owner of Themetraders), Matt James (Left Field Productions), Rachel Ley (events consultant and EVCOM board member) and Bryn Parry (events management author and lecturer).
You will also have the chance to attend seminars from industry professionals and future employers. These include local authority events departments, Concert Live, Themetraders and charities.
You’ll also have access to great opportunities to kick-start your career through industry-wide competitions like Eventice, which featured winner James Eynon and a Solent finalist in 2013, two finalists in 2014 and a further two finalists in 2015.
Off-site visits include Confex (London), Themetrader’s HQ (London), the Ageas Bowl (Hampshire) and Live Nation at Southampton Guildhall.