Convention Services Managers to Be Celebrated in September

The Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA) — formerly the Association for Convention Operations Management (ACOM) — will host the third annual National Celebrate Services Day on Sept. 20, 2012, it recently announced.

Taking place throughout the United States and Canada, the event celebrates event and convention services managers (EMs/CSMs) for being "superstars of service." It includes networking events in cities across the country where ESPA members can network with fellow EMs and CSMs, recruit new association members, and showcase to meeting planners the role they play in producing successful events. The host who organizes the most creative or unique event will win a complimentary registration to ESPA's 2013 annual conference.

"Event and convention services is vital to the success of any event," said ESPA President David Dvorak. "It's important that we take the time to celebrate our profession and all that we do as EMs and CSMs, and what better way than with our peers on Sept. 20."

Also on Sept. 20, ESPA will host a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) informational webinar around which members can plan their National Celebrate Services Day events. For more information, visit

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