Odds of Getting In
If you have a degree, the right skill set, and the fearlessness to step into the fire, you should find a lot of corporations looking for event planners. The number of corporate events manager jobs is growing fairly well.
At a growth rate of around ten percent, this career is on pace with the national average (source). That means there should be a job waiting for you and your thrilling mashup of live-action roleplay, trust falls, summer camp, and two-thirds of the company's annual events budget.