ILEA Recognizes Twelve New Certified Special Events Professionals
The International Live Events Association (ILEA) proudly recognizes the following event professionals who recently earned the Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) designation in the January 2019 testing window.
Nina Bauer, CSEP, Ontario Veterinary Medical Association, Fenwick, Ontario
Vicki Bowman, CSEP, Motor Coach Industries, Des Plaines, Illinois*
Paige Branam, CSEP, A Fare Extraordinaire, Houston, Texas*
Jessica Broz, CSEP, Boom Goes the Drum, Calgary, Alberta
Merry Coder, CSEP, California State University Bakersfield, Bakersfield, California
Breen Halley, CSEP, Black Flower Agency, New York, New York
Erin Halley Reddy, CSEP, Colin Cowie Lifestyle, New York, New York*
Monika Heppe, CSEP, A Great Adventure Events & Tablescapes Event Rentals, Chicago, Illinois*
Megan Johnston, CSEP, Accent Indy, a DMC Network Company, Indianapolis, Indiana*
Carissa Merritt, CSEP, Chesapeake Health Education Program Inc., Perryville, Maryland
Marie Mitchell, CSEP, Maple Ridge Events, Nashville, Tennessee*
Lotoya Vongrechin, CSEP, V Agency, Detroit, Michigan*
*indicates ILEA member
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 is honored to recognize each of these new recipients on earning this distinguished credential.
“The Certified Special Events Professional designation recognizes event professionals who have demonstrated the knowledge, skills and ability essential to perform all components of a special event. It raises the bar of professionalism and expertise in the live events industry,” said Sara Grauf, CSEP, ILEA President. “I am proud to welcome these twelve individuals into the global CSEP community.”
The next exam window is 15-30 July. Applications and payment are due 1 June at www.ileahub.com/CSEP.
About the Certified Special Events Professional Credential
The Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) designation recognizes event professionals who have successfully demonstrated the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform all components of a special event. The International Live Events Association (ILEA) endorses and manages the voluntary CSEP program for those who meet established standards. Learn more about the CSEP at www.ileahub.com/CSEP.
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 www.ileahub.com.