Meeting/Event Planner III plans and organizes live and virtual meetings and events for an organization or external clients. Implements an event strategy to achieve objectives. Being a Meeting/Event Planner III researches and recommends event venues. Coordinates meeting logistics, including attendee registration, transportation, accommodations, meals, and technology. Additionally, Meeting/Event Planner III conducts rehearsals and system checks of all equipment and connectivity. Researches and maintains relationships with vendors for event support services. Coordinates budget planning and ensures that events stay within cost projections. May be responsible for planning larger or more complex events. Contributes to defining the event strategy and vision. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Meeting/Event Planner III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Meeting/Event Planner III typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience.