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by Marisa Weich | Oct 24, 2017
Chicago – The International Live Events Association (ILEA) proudly recognizes the following event professionals who recently earned the Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) designation.

Laura Hallett-Anderson, TCG Events
Kristin Jackson, Neiman Marcus
Denise Pittman, Arizona State University, School of Life Sciences
Emily Reeves, Cirque Du Soleil Michael Rummage, Creative Visions Events, Inc.
Erin Schneiderman, Arizona State University
Lisa Turner, Turner Events and Marketing

ILEA endorses and manages the voluntary CSEP program for those who meet established standards. The CSEP continues a remarkable progression as worldwide recognition of the live events industry continues to evolve. Now more than ever, professionals within the industry recognize the CSEP as an influential designation for the education and the promotion of professional ethics and standards. Earning the CSEP designation demonstrates a continuous dedication to enhance individual and professional performance, and ILEA congratulates each of these new recipients on earning this distinguished credential.

“It is a great honor to recognize another group of certified event professionals with the CSEP designation,” said Ingrid Nagy, CSEP, ILEA President. “Earning this prestigious designation will add tremendous value to our organization and demonstrates professional competency within the live events industry.”

About the CSEP Credential
The Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) designation recognizes event professionals who have successfully demonstrated the knowledge, skills and ability essential to perform all components of a live event. The CSEP designation offers a competitive advantage when soliciting business as either a live events industry planner or supplier. It represents proof of an individual’s professional market knowledge. Learn more about the CSEP at

About the International Live Events Association (ILEA)
The International Live Events Association (ILEA) is a global community of thousands of creative event professionals whose skills, expertise and experience power some of the most recognized and respected live events around the world. For creative events professionals who seek deeper connections with like-minded individuals, ILEA provides the education and collaborative networking opportunities that achieve creative experiences. For more information, visit


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