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ESPA’s Event Servicing Certification Makes History

The new ESPC certification for the often-overlooked profession of event servicing is historic on many levels. Matt Robinette, CMP, believes the industry certification is about growing the profession. He said … Continue reading "ESPA’s Event Servicing Certification Makes History"

New ESPA Event Servicing Certification Debuts

Meeting professionals rely heavily on the event servicing teams behind the scenes to execute on the best-laid plans for effective meetings. To ensure that those support networks are skilled in … Continue reading "New ESPA Event Servicing Certification Debuts"

ESPA Launches Event Service Professional Certification

ESPA, the Event Service Professionals Association, has launched a new certification for event service professionals who work as meeting and event planners’ main on-the-ground liaison with convention and visitors bureaus, … Continue reading "ESPA Launches Event Service Professional Certification"

Hispanic Heritage Adds Cultural Flair to Meetings

National Hispanic Heritage Month is an opportunity for meeting professionals to recognize how the diverse backgrounds of hospitality workers has added a richness in the breadth and level of service … Continue reading "Hispanic Heritage Adds Cultural Flair to Meetings"

Event Profs Slated for Upgrades with New Certifications, Training Programs

Training programs are upping the event planning standard. In recent weeks, two event professional organizations have launched certification programs and internet-based classes designed with the goal of making event profs … Continue reading "Event Profs Slated for Upgrades with New Certifications, Training Programs"

Sustainability Feature: Net Zero Emission Certified Events

This month Matthew Robinette CMP, Vice President of Visitor Experience, Richmond Region Tourism shares information about a sustainability program he launched in Richmond. In August 2021 I was working from … Continue reading "Sustainability Feature: Net Zero Emission Certified Events"

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