Certification

CSEP
Certified Special Event Professional

The CSEP designation is the hallmark of professional achievement in the special events industry. It is earned through education, performance, experience, and service to the industry, and reflects a commitment to professional conduct and ethics.

The International Live Events Association (ILEA) and its Certification Committee award the CSEP designation. ILEA is the only international umbrella organization representing professionals in all disciplines of the special events industry. Education and a commitment to professionalism are cornerstones of ILEA.

For more information on the CSEP, enrollment forms, study courses, and a list of upcoming exam dates, please click here.

Interested in becoming a Certified Special Event Professional (CSEP)? Then, make plans to participate in the ILEA DC CSEP Peer-to-Peer Discussion Group. Date and time of the sessions will be determined by the participants. Sessions will include review of vocabulary and content outline, as well as general preparation for taking the exam. If interested, please contact Sarah Cissna, CSEP at sarah@thesidelobby.com