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Certificate - Non-Credit Bearing | Online


Whether you aspire to plan special celebrations, want to work in the hospitality industry or lead corporate meetings, this program will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in the industry. 

Why This Program?

The Meeting and Event Planning Certificate program gives participants an overview of the many facets of the industry while exploring the details of successful event planning. Whether you are just getting started or have years of experience you will practice skills, gain resources and add connections on your way to becoming a successful event professional.

Meeting and Event Planning Certificate classes are taught by members of the Tennessee chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPITN), each with their own area of expertise. This five-session program will provide you the skills you need to work more effectively and efficiently whether you are responsible for planning meetings or events in healthcare, non-profit, a governmental agency, public corporation, a privately held company or your own business venture.


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What You'll Learn

  • Industry terminology, emerging trends and what to avoid
  • The budgeting process, how to calculate ROI and negotiate contracts
  • How to evaluate event sites and match your event needs to the setting
  • Menu planning, room setup, and all aspects of food and beverage planning
  • How to navigate the vast world of special celebration events
  • Acquire resources and professional connections with industry leaders

Program Details

Program Fee $1200, complete course (includes all materials)
$300 per individual class (includes all materials)
Program Length Five consecutive Fridays
Program Format

Live Online via Zoom (not recorded)

Program Day/Time 8:30am – 3:30pm
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Attendance Policy Must participate in all sessions to earn certificate
Alumni Discount Belmont University Alumni receive 10% discount


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Course Fee
$1,200, complete course (includes all materials)
$300 per individual class (includes all materials)

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Contact Us

1909 12th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37212

Phone: (615) 460.5554

Email: executive.education@belmont.edu