The conference and banqueting manager jobs in modern hotels has become crucially important as properties seek to maximise the return from their suites, public rooms and banqueting facilities. Whether it be a wedding for 500 or a boardroom meeting for 15,000 these revenue streams are vital for financial survival and the conference and banqueting manager jobs must be adept at both planning and delivering a variety of functions. Conference and banqueting manager job will be involved from the outset, meeting the clients, understanding their food and drink requirements and ascertaining whether any equipment may need to be hired in for presentations or seminars.
Duties of a Conference and Banqueting Manager
Marketing and selling conference and banqueting facilities
Operating the facilities profitably
Planning well so each event runs smoothly
Checking all bills are paid on time
Managing your food and beverage team
Briefing staff and checking the room set-up before the event
Ensuring the room is turned around, ready for the next event
Conference and banqueting manager jobs will often also be the first point of contact with wedding parties, and as such will be required to be present at the reception, but in larger properties a designated wedding planner will be on the staff. Conference and banqueting manager jobs will have their own dedicated team of staff but will also take floor staff from the food and beverage department to run such events.
Contact the Hospitality Division Team
Email the Hospitality Division at firstname.lastname@example.org