U.S. News Ranks Meeting Planner as Best Business Job

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U.S. News & World Report has confirmed what many meeting professionals already knew: Their job is one of the best ones out there. The magazine ranked “Meeting, Convention & Event Planner” as the No. 1 business job of 2012. It was also the 16th best job on the magazine's combined list of all job categories, which was dominated by the health care and technology fields. To create the annual rankings, the magazine employs a formula that uses U.S. Labor Department employment projections to compare future growth and current employment, while also taking such factors as average salary and job satisfaction into account. usnews.com

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