Event Brew

Education vs Experience: Do You Need A Degree To Make It In The Events Industry?

October 10, 2019

It's the oldest dilemma in history - education vs experience. And when it comes to the events industry, it's more than normal to ponder for a bit. In an industry where experience oftentimes seems to overtake education, which one has more weight? If you want to become an event professional, should you invest in education first? Or is it safer to immediately jump into the field to get your hands dirty? And with the rise of offers in higher education institutions, the lines seem to get even more blurred. But thankfully enough, this week's Event Brew is ready to tackle the topic of education vs experience. Our amazing hosts Will Curran, Nick Borelli, Thuy Diep, and Dustin Westling all have completely different backgrounds. And yet, all of them made it in the events industry. Which makes for the perfect environment to discuss the pros and cons of each side. So, education vs experience - which one should you put your money on? Let's get brewing and find out!