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ALL education sessions at this year's conference are approved by The Events Industry Council to count toward your CMP certification. Keep your professional status up-to-date while enjoying and learning from this incredible lineup of speakers.

Beyond the Party: Creating Meaningful Moments and Connections through Events

Meggie Hess  (Director of People Services, Veterans United Home Loans)

Kylee Lawhead  (Employee Engagement Manager, Veterans United)

Location: Ballroom G

Date: Thursday, February 15

Time: 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Pass Type: All Access, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass - Get your pass now!

Track: TSE-Event Planning

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Ever thought about the transformative impact that events have on the workplace and company culture? Well, buckle up because this session is about to spill the beans on the magic behind event planning with a people-centric twist. Join us as we hear from the Director of People Services at Veterans United Home Loans, the nation's largest VA purchase lender and resident of Fortune Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For list. They'll dive into how they use events to further their company mission: enhancing lives. They show their employees love and care through events that are all about celebrating, having a blast and creating meaningful experiences. But hold on tight, because it's not just about the event itself -- it's about how you plan those shindigs. Learn to tap into your inner child, take hospitality to new heights, sprinkle in some individuality, and ignite flames of generosity. No matter if you're plotting a cozy gathering for 40 or orchestrating a mega-event for 4000, prepare to be inspired to rethink your planning process and discover what your audience will truly cherish.