What does an event planner do?

If you love a good party, a career as an event planner may be for you. However, don't make the mistake of thinking an event planner's job is all fun and games. These professionals work hard to ensure a conference, party or meeting appears effortless.

In addition, their job is evolving as new technology becomes available and attendees' expectations change. While event planners use to primarily coordinate all participant experiences, the Event Industry Trends Report 2015 says they are now expected to be orchestrators who create opportunities for people to experience and interact with events in unique ways. If you've wondered what it's like to be an event planner, here are six things they do on a regular basis.

Q&A with an event planner