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Take just a few minutes to learn more about ISES, and how it has
helped so many special events professionals. Then you can choose
to have a membership kit sent to you - or download a membership
form right now in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF).
The International Special Events Society (ISES) was founded
in 1987 to foster enlightened performance through education while
promoting ethical conduct. ISES works to join professionals to focus
on the "event as a whole" rather than its individual parts.
ISES has grown to involve nearly 3,000 members active in 30 chapters
throughout the world. Membership brings together professionals from
a variety of special events disciplines including caterers, meeting
planners, decorators, event planners, audio-visual technicians,
party and convention coordinators, educators, journalists, hotel
sales managers and many more professional disciplines. The solid
peer network ISES provides helps special events professionals produce
outstanding results for clients while establishing positive working
relationships with other event colleagues.
The Mission of ISES is to educate, advance and promote the special
events industry and its network of professionals along with related
To that end, we strive to
the integrity of the special events profession to the general
public through our "Principles of Professional Conduct and
and disseminate useful business information
a spirit of cooperation among its members and other special events
high standards of business practices.
Does ISES Membership Mean?
Development and Certification
Affiliation with local chapters provides education and idea exchanges.
ISES membership keeps you on top of industry trends through educational
programs. Participate in the annual Conference for Professional
Development (CPD) or other ISES-sponsored classes to challenge
your knowledge. Enhance your professional credibility by working
towards professional accreditation and becoming a Certified
Special Events Professional (CSEP). Support The International
Special Events Education Foundation (ISEF) to show commitment
to the betterment of the industry.
honors industry excellence through its prestigious awards program,
the ISES Esprit Awards. The Esprit Awards fuel a spirit of competition
within seven designated categories. The six categories within
the Esprit De Corps Awards recognize the best and most creative
within the special events industry. Esprit Awa r d s gain global
visibility and recognition for ISES members through general participation.
The program honors professionals who exhibit a "spirit of
excellence" in their work.
ISES facilitates communications between professionals with the
resources and materials offered through membership. The ISES
Worldwide Resource Directory, updated annually, connects ISES
members to their global network. Eventworld magazine updates
members monthly on activities and membership benefits available
to them. Stay in touch with colleagues, seek input and access
databases here on the web site.
ISES and SpecialEvents magazine currently have a strategic
alliance which provides benefits to ISES members. ISES recognizes
SpecialEvents magazine as the official and premier
magazine of the special events industry in North America
and The Special Event as the official and premier trade
show for this industry in North America.
Involvement means building relationships with other professionals
from your region and beyond. The exchange that takes place grows
your business contacts, as well as your potential client base,
and/or provides you with employment opportunities. By commiting
time through membership, you invest in yourself and the industry
while gaining an industry edge.
for Membership Right Now. NEW! Apply
ONLINE for ISES Membership! Click
Here to get started! or download the ISES
Membership Application or Student
Membership Application, both of which are in Adobe
Acrobat form. Then complete the application and fax or mail
it to ISES Headquarters.
If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed, you may
download it at no charge from the Adobe web site. Please
refer to the Adobe web site if you have questions about installing
using Acrobat Reader. If you would like additional information
ISES membership, please call VP of Membership Vanessa Chavez
at (317) 917-9999 or firstname.lastname@example.org