Why CSEP

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The CSEP designation sets professionals apart from the competition and indicates expertise in the preparation and execution of successful special events.

CSEP benefits include: 
  • Competitive Marketing Advantage: The CSEP designation is the only certification within the meetings/incentives/conventions/expositions industry that signifies broad knowledge across all facets of the special events industry. It conveys credibility and a competitive edge when marketing or soliciting business.

  • Professional Development: CSEP designees gain advanced, market-relevant events industry expertise indicating to stakeholders a career-long commitment to personal and professional development.

  • Networking Opportunities: Internationally recognized CSEPs are connected to an elite global community of other highly motivated career professionals who are dedicated to promoting industry standards and professionalism.

  • Recognition: CSEPs utilize the designation as an authoritative indicator after their name. This demonstrates commitment, experience, knowledge, expertise and professionalism.

  • Performance: Preparation for, and maintenance of, the CSEP designation increases special events industry knowledge, removing performance uncertainty for clients while opening market opportunities those who carry the certification.

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