Knowing others in your industry both locally and nationally can give you a leg up in a jiffy. Referrals, advice, and plain ol’ goodwill come out of these relationships. Having comrades-in-arms makes dark times brighter and brings a little more joy to the high times as well.
If you’re looking to connect with other event professionals in your area, consider checking out one of these organizations. Most of them have regional chapters that could be happening in your own backyard.
International Special Event Society
Meeting Professionals International
National Association for Catering and Events
Wedding Industry Professionals Association
Association of Bridal Consultants
Have more to add to our list? Leave us a comment so we can help out our fellow event pros.