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The International Live Events Association (ILEA) proudly recognizes the following event professionals who recently earned the Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) designation.

  • Morgan Connacher, Events by MSC
  • Carla Eustache, Style Perfect Weddings and Events
  • Lisa Jackson, Loyola Marymount University
  • Barbara Siska, University of Chicago
  • Swift Sparks, The Sparks Agency, Inc.

ILEA endorses and manages the voluntary CSEP program for those who meet established standards. The CSEP continues a remarkable progression as worldwide recognition of the live events industry continues to evolve. Now more than ever, professionals within the industry recognize the CSEP as an influential designation for the education and the promotion of professional ethics and standards.

Earning the CSEP designation demonstrates a continuous dedication to enhance individual and professional performance, and ILEA is honored to recognize each of these new recipients on earning this distinguished credential.

“I’m thrilled to recognize another group of certified event professionals with the CSEP designation,” said Ingrid Nagy, CSEP, ILEA President. “Earning this prestigious designation demonstrates professional competency within the live events industry.”

The next exam window is July 15-30. Applications are due June 1 at

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