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Family & Consumer Sciences Research Guide: Event Planning

This research guide features resources and strategies for finding information and conducting research related to the Family and Consumer Science degree programs.

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Areas of Specialization

  • Event Planner
  • Wedding planner
  • Event Space or Venue Manager
  • Exhibition Coordinator
  • Student Event Planner for Trade Show Promotions/or Colleges
  • Elderly Care Event Planner
  • Party Planner
  • Donor or Sponsorship Coordinator
  • Catering Services Manager
  • Event Social Media Coordinator
  • Staff or Volunteer Coordinator
  • Marketing or Communications Manager
  • Program Coordinator

Library of Congress Subject headings relevant to Event Planning

  • Special Events - Management
  • Special Events - Planning
  • Weddings - Planning

Library of Congress Classification:

  • Subclass GT for Event Planning
  • Subclass HQ for Marriage


Event Planning and Wedding Journals

Event Planning Books

Wedding Plan Books

Small Business Books