• International Live Events Association Recognizes More Than a Dozen New CSEP Recipients

     
    POSTED May 10, 2017
     

The International Live Events Association announced recognition of the following event professionals who recently earned the Certified Special Events Professional designation.

ILEA endorses and manages the voluntary CSEP program for those who meet standards. Earning the CSEP designation demonstrates a continuous dedication to enhance individual and professional performance.

“ILEA certifies dozens of event professionals with the CSEP every year,” says Judy Brillhart, CSEP, ILEA president. “Each event professional who receives their CSEP designation elevates industry standards and best practices.”

These professionals include: Ashley Burton – Dubai, Syanda Feist – Indianapolis, IN, Jordan Kaye – Los Angeles, CA, Krysten Leshin – Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Annie Lewis – Davidson, NC, Hayley Matthews-Jones – Minneapolis, MN, Maureen Murphy – Hopewell, NJ, Elizabeth Nutting – York, ON, Canada, Lori Oates – Capitola, CA, Gail Palmer – Cleveland, OH, John Parker – Ft. Washington, MD, India Rhodes – Dallas, TX, Ian Seidenberg – Henderson, NV, Meghan Shoven – Santa Clara, CA, Amy Van Duyne – Oakwood Village, OH.

For more information, visit ileahub.com.

Through responses to bi-weekly surveys, Global Business Travel Association members have indicated that domestic busines travel is ramping up after months of struggle.  

 

Remote working has become mainstream with the continued presence of COVID-19. While many people have welcomed the new normal of working from home, others miss the separation of spaces, as many corporate offices have remained closed since March. Without the daily obligation to go into the office, professionals have the ability to travel more freely. Hotels across the country are creating “work from hotel” deals–a play on “work from home”–so people can explore new places while still fitting in their 9 to 5.  

 

Choosing a career in the event industry is not for the faint of heart. Let’s face it: Event planning is stressful. The last-minute changes, demands from clients and surmounting urgency of a quickly approaching event can make it difficult to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

As a new mother, I’m right there with you and need just as much help developing a healthy work-life balance. In my experiences working in events, I’ve found the following to be helpful ways to care for my mental health, despite being in a stressful profession: