The Top Live Events Articles of 2018
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Not unlike an events post-mortem, the end of the year is a good time to reflect on accomplishments, successes and lessons learned. In reflecting on which topics and issues our members care about, I looked into the most viewed articles of the year, listed below. The trend? Professionalism and standards in the live events industry are more important than ever. The articles below prove why the Experience audience cares about increasing and enhancing their professional industry expertise with new strategies, Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) career development and events innovation.
Top 5 Experience Articles in 2018
See the benefits that a CSEP certification can provide with a handy infographic. You’ll learn why having a CSEP credential by your name can advance your career, business and credibility as an events professional. Experienced and want to add those four letters to the end of your name? The article also includes some steps for attaining a CSEP designation.
Kari Shisler, CSEP, shows what it’s like to plan high-profile events like the Super Bowl Experience and Tailgate Party. Learn more about her, how she got involved in coordinating big events and why she values her CSEP certification. This is a great article to review before Super Bowl LIII, happening on 3 February 2019!
What goes into a successful balloon drop? Learn the magic behind soft special effects and how they can bring pizazz to any event without requiring a permit. Rocky Toomey, Future Affairs Productions, explains soft special effects in depth and provides some great examples of balloon drops in action.
Gwendolyn McNutt, CSEP, external affairs manager, Comcast, shares what her role looks like and how attaining her CSEP helped her advance in her career. She inspires others to succeed as events professionals. This article highlights specific benefits to attaining a CSEP designation, which raises the standards or excellence and demonstrates commitment to industry professionalism.
Events safety is a top concern, particularly considering the tragedies and breaches in security our world has seen in recent times. Veronica Seaman, CSEP, CMP, outlines six steps to safer and more secure events. Download the infographic for easy access.
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