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Earn CMP credits!

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.

Fast Chat: Passing the Torch in the Catering and Events Industry; a Path Forward

Julia Kendrick Conway  (Founder, Assaggiare Mendocino, Inc)

Alicia Falango  (Founder, California Events Collective)

Bobbi Brinkman  (CEO, Bobbi Brinkman LLC)

Megan Estrada  (CEO, NSWE Events)

Location: Ignite Stage 3

Date: Wednesday, February 14

Time: 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Exhibit Hall Only, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass - Get your pass now!

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Preparing a path for the next generation of event industry professionals. Industry legitimacy and respect has been a big concern during the last four years of transition. To build credibility, we need to develop professional standards and levels of competency. Whether on the job, in a college/university or a trade school, clear pathways and benchmarks will build a base of trained and qualified employees to move the industry forward. As Industry Advocates, what can we do to facilitate this process? Join us in a quick fire round-table conversation about our future and the future of those who follow us. Build a firm foundation for your business operations or your succession plan.

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