Liza Lampi, DES

Digital Event Strategist Spotlight: Liza Lampi, Owner, Eventive Meetings

What do you do when the pandemic has disrupted the way you conduct business? Do you give up and wait for this to blow over and a sense of normalcy to take place? Or do you re-skill, become nimble and turn your eyes toward the future? Liza Lampi, owner of Eventive Meetings was faced with that exact scenario.

Erica Gifford

Digital Event Strategist Spotlight: Erica Gifford, Marketing Project Specialist at APITech

Digital events transcend sectors, professions and companies. If 2020 has shown us anything it is that the world was not ready for such an abrupt transition toward digital, yet as we take bigger steps each day, digital is seeping into our way of life. Erica Gifford, Marketing Project Specialist at APITech had to make that transition with developing over 50 digital courses using what she learned in the DES Course.

DES Spotlight: Song Yi KIM, COO, Chris & Partners

With the Digital Event Strategist course, there is a way to help futureproof your skill set so you are ready to be as nimble as the situation calls for. Song Yi Kim, COO, Chris & Partners took the DES course, and this is her story.

DES Spotlight: Elyse Dawson, Manager, Corporate Events and Conference Center, Invesco

Whether you were ready for it or not, the switch to digital has begun. Events, meetings, school, doctors' appointments — all digital. This begs the question, why aren’t you? We have seen time and time again, industries going the way of the buggy whip, why not take this moment and futureproof your skill set with the Digital Event Strategist course?

DES Spotlight: Nordiana Sani, Senior Account Director, Chab Events, Singapore

Nordiana Sani, senior account director of Chab Events in Singapore, believes it’s truly important that we embrace digitalization and continue to orchestrate human connections in the COVID-19 era. In pursuit of structured learning content covering the fundamentals of digital/hybrid events, she turned to the Digital Event Strategist (DES) course.

DES Spotlight: Melissa Patruno, Executive Producer at Bishop-McCann

With a vision and passion to embrace digital experience, Melissa Patruno became certified as a Digital Event Strategist in August. Upon completing the certification course, Patruno immediately implemented what she learned and produced a successful digital event. Hear Melissa on what she loved about the program.

DES Spotlight: Shira Gordon, Office Administrator of the PIPSC IPFPC

Eager to be equipped with knowledge and skills to produce virtual events for her organization, Shira Gordon became certified as a Digital Event Strategist (DES) with full support from her employer, the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC). We recently checked in with Shira to hear how she’s been crafting engaging digital experiences with key learnings from the DES course, and her tips on getting employer buy-in on professional development.