ESPA Partners & Affiliations
Council Member and CMP Preferred Provider
The Events Industry Council’s 33 member organizations represent over 103,500 individuals and 19,500 firms and properties involved in the meetings, conventions, and exhibitions industry. The Events Industry Council vision is to be the global champion for event professionals and event industry excellence. It promotes high standards and professionalism in the events industry with the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) program and signature program initiatives. The CMP credential is recognized globally as the badge of excellence in the events industry. The qualifications for certification are based on professional experience, education, and a rigorous exam. The four signature programs — Sustainability, Industry Insights, Knowledge, and Leadership — represent the key initiatives, assets, services and products for the Events Industry Council.
CSM of the Year program Partner
Successful Meetings provides education, resources and ideas for meeting planners across all industries regarding how to create and execute all types of meetings. Successful Meetings has a vast portfolio of products reaching our audience online, in print and face-to-face.
Partner – Annual Donald S. Freeman Junior Conference Scholarship
Freeman is the world’s leading provider of integrated services for face-to-face marketing events, including expositions, conventions, corporate events, and exhibits of all sizes. Services include including creative event design, content, logistics, construction, installation, décor, graphics, staging, a full range of audio visual services, electrical, and freight shipping and handling services.
From more than 800 locations worldwide, PSAV supplies you with quality equipment and trained professionals – all geared toward achieving your goals – anywhere you hold a meeting or host an event.
Clean the World has a two-part mission:
Collect and recycle soap and hygiene products discarded every day by the hospitality industry and other sectors that generate environmental waste.
Through the distribution of these and other donated products to impoverished people, prevent millions of hygiene-related deaths each year, reduce the morbidity rate for hygiene-related illnesses, and encourage vigorous childhood development.
CSPI is the only association dedicated to the mutual and cooperative success of centers, DMO’s and their citywide sales counterparts. CSPI advances this important goal through year-round programs and events that provide numerous opportunities for continuing education, member communications, knowledge exchange between members such as monthly member conference calls, professional networking and social interaction with center and DMO peers.
EventMobi is the #1 event app platform worldwide reaching thousands of event planners and millions of attendees in over 40 countries. Now, with integrated registration, surveys, live polling, custom event games and more, EventMobi provides everything in one easy-to-use solution. Carefully blending user experience with event experience, attendees have powerful networking and engagement tools leading to more effective, more efficient meetings.