MCI isn’t just an events organiser; they are the world’s largest professional conference organiser and provider of strategic engagement and activation solutions for the international meetings and events industry. MCI believes in building community through the organisation of events, meetings, and conferences. hosco.tv sat down with John Lawlor and Alexandra Lianes to discuss the complex industry of professional conference organisation. At MCI, multiple teams participate in the production of a single project, and John says working with his team is the best part of his job. His MCI coworkers are dynamic and young professionals that are both colleagues and friends. The support provided from a strong team is especially important because events is a quick-moving industry, which means that every day is different. At MCI, you’re faced with new questions, new solutions, and you’re constantly learning. Alexandra says the challenge is what excites her the most. For young talents looking for a range of skills, event organisation and management is a great place to begin a career. When we asked Alexandra and John which skills were most important for someone looking to pursue this path, they said you must be organised and resilient - and have a good sense of humour. To learn more about a career in event organisation, watch the video.
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