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participating companies: Capita, EMAP, Euromoney, Incisive Media, IQPC, Reed Exhibitions, Terrapinn, The Economist, Thomson Reuters

Your job prospects

The courses run by Graduate Conference Academy are first and foremost practical – giving you the skills you need to start being productive as soon as you start your first job. By featuring guest speakers throughout our courses, many of whom will be present when you present your end of course project, you will be meeting potential employers who employ graduates.

Recent Graduates from the Conference Academy have secured roles in Marketing and Production:

"Before I start my job as a conference producer, and I imagine during my first year of my working life, I will be reviewing my notes and relearning. If you want to be a conference producer you should do this course! it’s full of information and I understand the business models and processes in depth. I hope The Media House run training for those who are in the industry – I want more. Thank you very much – it really was excellent."

Emma secured a job as a conference producer with Incisive Media

"The offer (generous) of free training helped me prepare for job offers. The week taught me key skills and gave me an objective, realistic understanding of conference marketing. The trainers were very inspiring and good role models."

Holly secured a job in marketing with Global Transport Forum

"Absolutely amazing, both Louisa and Helen have given so much support and attention that has made me want to get into the industry for sure!"

Alae is now working as a Trainee Marketing Manager at IQPC

"The Academy was better than I could ever have expected. The training was invaluable and we were given endless encouragement. The Academy was invaluable, enthusiastic trainers that really know their stuff and go above and beyond to extend our knowledge and motivate us to succeed."

Emma is now working as a marketing executive at Six Degrees Events

"I loved every single day. The trainers, Louisa and Helen were perfect!!! Both were amazing !!! I wish to work them again!!! For me, applying for the Conference Academy was the best career decision I’ve made because I finally realise what I want to do in the future – a conference marketer! Hopefully very soon ….
Every day was very valuable, everything was covered very well – the week went so fast …"

Miruna is now working as a Marketing Intern at Capita Conferences

"The Academy was a fantastic opportunity. I learnt how the industry actual works. Having the opportunity to hear from the actual professionals is priceless as well as having them sharing their knowledge and expertise with us. The proximity with the industry and the opportunity to connect are a fantastic chance which I could not obtain in another way.
I cannot stop thanking the Academy for what they have done for me. I really hope I can do a good job. Thanks."

Priscilla is now working as a Conference Producer at C5 Conferences

"Thank you to the Graduate academy for starting my career by helping to find me an interesting and exciting opportunity in a very reputable company"

Yasmin is now working as a Producer Intern at Capita Conferences

The Media House

The Media House logoThe Media House has extensive networks throughout the media and conference industry and will be working with you to secure an internship or full time position.

We will advise you on the best opportunities, tell you about vacancies and supply certificates and references to all successful graduates who complete the course. Our knowledge of the industry means our references are recognised and valued.


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"I think this is a fantastic initiative and I spent a couple of really enjoyable and rewarding hours presenting at the Academy. It was really refreshing to see a group of people who were so enthusiastic, keen to learn and not afraid to ask questions. At Incisive Media we always recruit at a graduate level – the main problem is finding the right people who understand what a career in events marketing entails, so having met a group of very impressive graduates, I now know where to come…"
Ben Wood, Marketing Director, Incisive Media
"Irene is working out extremely well so far, we're very happy with her work attitude and her progress within the role. Thank you so much for putting her forward to us." Danielle Crofts, Portfolio Manager, Energy and Environment
"Congratulations! I think the Graduate Conference Academy
is a fantastic initiative and I was impressed with the overall level
of the candidates."
Alex Johnson, CEO
Global Financial Conferences
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