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Event and Experience Management

Pamplin College of Business

The Hospitality & Tourism Pathways minor in Event and Experience Management is available to all students at Virginia Tech and provides options of emphasis in sales management or event operations management. The minor consists of 18 credit hours and provides students with content and practical experiences leading to professional growth opportunities in the event management industry. In the United States alone, there are over 18 million events and meetings organized every year. This creates career opportunities for students who aspire to design, plan, and manage the execution of events or for those who prefer the challenge of sales and the techniques involved in building customer relationships through effective communication and interpersonal skills.