Tourism, Conventions, and Event Management

IU School of Physical Education and Tourism Management

The Tourism, Conventions, and Event Management program will prepare you for a career in a variety of exciting places, such as event venues, major hotels, national conventions, corporate conferences, and more. Rich resources in the Indianapolis tourism, event, and hospitality industry and dedicated professors who have worked in the field will give you the education and professional contacts you need to help you land your dream job. You'll get real-world experience through extracurricular programs and internships at places like the NCAA Final Four, the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, the JW Marriott, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Kentucky Derby, and many high-profile events, sports franchises, hotels, museums, and large organizations.

Career Options

  • Art and museum exhibits management
  • Beverage management
  • Catering management
  • Event venues management
  • Conventions, meetings, and expositions planning
  • Corporate event planning
  • Cultural, heritage, and educational attractions management
  • Destination marketing
  • Entertainment attractions management
  • Festivals, fairs, and parades event management
  • Hotel management
  • Transportation management
  • Professional and amateur sporting events management
  • Restaurant management
  • Theme park management
  • Travel management
  • And so many more

Sound Interesting?

To learn more about tourism, conventions, and event management, visit the School of Physical Education and Tourism Management. Want to talk about the exciting opportunities that this program could provide for you? Contact a success coach today!