The International Live Events Association proudly recognizes the following event professionals who recently earned the Certified Special Events Professional designation in the December 2018 testing window.
- Heather Arora, CSEP, MBA, CMP, Webster University, Webster Groves, Mo.
- Michelle Casserly, CSEP, Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation, Neptune, N.J.
- Stacey DeWine, CSEP, Panache Event Group, San Antonio, Tex.
- Kate Edwards, CSEP, CMP, The Omni Grove Park Inn, Leicester, N.C.
- Dena Eichhorst, CSEP, G Texas Catering, Mesquite, Tex.
- Emily Miller, CSEP, Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Virginia Beach, V.I.
- Armando Seledon, CSEP, Capers DMC, Kirby, Tex.
- Nora Shields, CSEP, Caruso, Los Angeles, Calif.
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.
“On behalf of the International Live Events Association, I am pleased to welcome these eight individuals to the global CSEP community,” says Sara Grauf, CSEP, ILEA president. “Earning the CSEP raises the bar of professionalism and expertise in the live events industry, and the designation should be worn with pride.”
The next exam window is Apr. 15-30. Applications and payment are due Mar. 1 at www.ileahub.com/CSEP.
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. For more info, visit www.ileahub.com/CSEP.
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 info, visit www.ileahub.com.