Mission & Vision

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To ensure a thriving and global creative events profession by providing our members and stakeholders with:

  • Collaborative networking
  • Education and professional development
  • Inspiration
  • Outward awareness and credibility


Our vision expresses our place in the world. It captures our reason for being and defines our direction as an association. 

We are the principal association representing the creative events profession, globally.


Our values are the set of principles that we believe in. Our values are truths which are the primary driving force behind our band, our actions and our decisions. The truths they stand for guide our organization's communications, our marketing, our decisions, and most importantly, our relationships and connections with our audiences, vendors, prospects, and clients. 

Our values are:

  • Creativity
  • Inspiration
  • Teamwork
  • Education
  • Relationships

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Annual Reports

2016-2017 Year-In-Review video

2017-2018 Annual Report