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Beyond the Plateau - Six Ingredients for Profitability & Growth
Date: Wednesday, 26 June
Time: 11 a.m. CDT
Eileen Bistrisky, MBA, CSEP, CMC, ACC
Many event industry businesses are fantastic at what they do, but they get so busy servicing their clients, that the business itself gets stuck. They may have tons of great ideas, but not the time, systems, or resources to implement new initiatives, so the business hits a plateau. Eileen will share six ingredients that dramatically boost effectiveness and get companies beyond this plateau. She’ll address common roadblocks to scaling your business, and give you tips on how to leverage the six ingredients to get maximal results.
- Mindset – What's your roadblock?
- Team – How to scale.
- Alignment – Building alignment.
- Focus – Achieving focus.
- Systems – Creating systems.
- Follow Up – Keeping it going.
- What six ingredients lead to profitability and growth.
- How to leverage them.
- What strategic planning steps to take.
About Eileen Bistrisky, MBA, CSEP, CMC, ACC:
Eileen is an award-winning entrepreneur who helps business owners & leaders empower teams to profitably benefit people & the planet. Organizations come to her when they want to grow, increase their profitability, and improve their operational effectiveness. Her firm, Effective Leadership Consulting, measurably improves organizations by helping clients define and achieve SMART objectives while implementing effective leadership strategies.
She works with companies to make sure that they have a solid foundation, clear vision & mission and well-identified target market. Together, analysis is done on operations, finances, marketing, HR, and technology. From there, objectives can be defined, and strategies identified to get beyond any plateaus to achieve profitability, efficiency, and growth.
Prior to consulting in overall business strategy, Eileen consulted in event management, production, and marketing. She taught Event Management, Marketing, Sponsorship, and Proposals & Presentations at the Art Institute of Vancouver. She was the first Certified Special Event Professional (CSEP) in Western Canada, and has played an active role with the International Live Events Association (ILEA) since 1994. In 2006, she won the Spirit of the Industry Award for outstanding contributions to the event industry in Canada. While 2010/2011 Chair of ILEA Canada, Canada won International Region/Affiliate of the year. Eileen is a Past President of the ILEA Vancouver Chapter, Past Western Regional Vice President of ILEA International, and served on the ILEA International Board of Governors from 2014 - 2017. She is currently International CSEP Certification Committee Chair.
Eileen has an Executive MBA from Royal Roads University as well as Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and ACC coaching designations. She has served on and chaired numerous association boards & committees, and speaks at conferences & meetings around the world.
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