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Event & Venue Management - Toronto

From product launches to planning the perfect wedding to working behind the scenes to ensure performance or sporting events come together seamlessly, event and venue managers play a crucial role in the hospitality and entertainment industries.

Courses at Trebas focus on event planning, marketing, budgeting, contract negotiations, advertising and venue operations management, to give you all the tools you need to embark on rewarding careers in this field.

Our full time, 48-week program takes you from novice to expert event and venue manager in just four terms.

Tuition fees

Key facts

Intakes: January, April, July and October

960 hours

12-months (48 weeks)

4 terms


Daytime classes

Diploma Program

Program Overview

The term focuses on business and design. You’ll develop the business and managerial skills needed to thrive. You’ll also be introduced to the creative side of event management and promotions.

  • Computer Basics – 47.5h
  • Event Industry Software – 77.5h
  • Multimedia Stage Production – 22.5h
  • Theatrical Staging and Design – 22.5h
  • Event Planning Contracts- -22.5h
  • Finance and Budgeting – 45h
  • Risk Management – 22.5h

The term focuses on event management and will take you through all the steps of planning and running events, reinforced with a firm grounding in theory, interactive group work and field trips.

  • Event Planning – 180h
  • Exhibit Marketing – 22.5h
  • Tour Management – 22.5h
  • Facility Management – 22.5h
  • Career Development – 12.5h

In this term, you will consider communications and marketing. This term allows you to learn how to make sure your events are a well-attended success. From public speaking to advertising, this module gives you the polish to put your best face forward on behalf of your event.

  • Communications – 102.5h
  • Event Marketing – 90h
  • Corporate Presentations – 67.5h

The program finishes with an internship where you can apply your skills to work as an event and venue management intern in a relevant work placement. This will help you to build your experience and work hands-on with real projects.

  • Industry Internship - 180h

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Skills and Competencies

The following is a list of some of the skills students will develop during the course of the program:

  • Planning, managing and coordinating all of the logistics for an event
  • Planning and executing the marketing and promotion of an event
  • Hiring, training and supervising support staff
  • Ensuring compliance with various laws and regulations
  • Negotiating service agreements
  • Organizing the production and logistics of concerts for musicians
  • Modifying and adapting décor elements and design of venues to suit the theme of an event
  • Developing a professional network within the event industry
  • Effectively navigating the event industry
  • Understanding and implementing career development activities
  • Fundraising


Career Outlook

Our graduates pursue successful careers in the following roles:


  • Convention/exhibition planner
  • Event coordinator
  • Event designer
  • Event manager
  • Event planner
  • Event supervisor
  • Fundraising coordinator/manager
  • Resort activities director
  • Volunteer coordinator/manager
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