ISES-Austin 2016 Scholarship Application ISES Live 2016 An Institute for Professional Development August 11-13, 2016 JW Marriott 110 E. Second Street Austin, TX USA ISES-Austin is now accepting scholarship applications from Chapter members to attend the 2016 ISES Live Educational Conference in Austin, TX from August 11-13. ISES Live is the premiere continuing education event for the special events industry. Additional conference information can be found on www.ises.com. The 2016 ISES Live scholarship(s) will be accepted from ISES Austin member(s) in good standing as of the date of award and award is contingent upon current membership as of the dates read full story >
On August 18 – 22, ISES Austin board and members traveled to New Orleans to attend ISES LIVE! On Thursday night, the Spirit of Excellence Awards were distributed during the General Assembly for chapter leadership. Austin Chapter took home the Excellence in Education and Programming, Excellence in International Engagement, and CHAPTER OF THE YEAR! (being back to back winners with our 2013-2014 win) Here is what some of our members said about their experience: Nikki Armesto from Red Velvet Events “ISES Live 2015 was an energizing conference that left my head buzzing with ways to increase creativity at work, read full story >
Please note: these dates are subject to change as details are formalized with speakers and venues. Meetings that are in bold are on a different day of the week or at a different time than that meeting is normally held. Any changes will be NOT be reflected upon this list. Tentative Schedule of 2015 – 2016 July Meeting – Tuesday 7/28, 9-11AM Brazos Hall August Day of Education– Monday 8/10, 8am-4:30pm Blanton Museum Happy Hour – Monday 8/10, 5pm-8pm Hotel Ella ISES LIVE – Wednesday 8/19 – 8/23, NEW ORLEANS September Happy Hour – Monday 9/14, 5-8pm read full story >
A big congrats to ISES Austin for achieving the award for Best Chapter! This accomplishment wouldn’t have been possible without all of our members and the companies within. In order to keep this goal in sight for next year, we have spoken with our very own ASE award winners from this year’s ISES Gala for words of inspiration: VENUE – Touchdown Club / Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium What inspires you? Where you do you find your inspiration? Our Special Events team finds inspiration in creating unique and memorable events for our clients! It’s always fun to meet read full story >
How would you like to get your 2014/15 membership for free? For $10 you have a 1 in 100 chance to get your membership paid for by ISES Austin. You can’t beat those odds! Click here to buy a raffle ticket by the June Awards Gala. Or you can see an ISES Austin board member at the meeting today to purchase. One winner will receive $399 to be used as reimbursement for their membership yearly fees. All remaining proceeds go right back to the chapter and are used to give scholarships to our members to attend ISES Live in read full story >
Imagine yourself attending ISES Live 2014 in Seattle, Washington August 18 – 20. Incredible education, global networking, social events, inspiration, all right there at your fingertips. Now imagine your ISES Austin chapter writing you a $1,200 check to help cover the cost of attending! How does it work? It is simple. Chapter contributions and participation get tracked with a simple point system. In June you fill out the application that shows how active you have been, and the members with the most points win! How can I earn points? Join a committee and attend committee meetings (show up early read full story >
Thanks to Hillary Burgess for sharing her ISES Live Experience. Hillary won our chapter’s full student scholarship to the recent ISES Live Conference held in the Bahamas at Atlantis. Do you want to win a scholarship to next year’s ISES Live in Seattle? Applying is the first step! Talk to one of the ISES Austin board members for information.