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A Candid Conversation LIVE on Mental Illness in the Event Industry

Fausto Pifferrer  (Vice President, Blue Elephant Events and Catering)

Reuben Bell  (President/Owner, Blue Elephant Events and Catering)

Melissa Tibben  (Catering & Sales Specialist, Total Party Planner)

Terrica  (Owner, Cocktails & Details® / Terrica Inc.)

Suzi McMerty Shands  (Co-President, Mintahoe Catering & Events)

Charessa Sawyer, LMSW, CMP  (Principal, Event Therapy Network)

Location: 258

Date: Wednesday, May 4

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track : CS+TSE Bridge, CS-Health & Safety

Associations & Accreditations: ICA, CMP

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

International Caterers Association

Behind the enchanting, noisy, multicolored, sometimes chemically enhanced, and wonderful world of events that we all love…is us—the people who make it all happen. This kind of work is gratifying and oddly satisfying in a way that traditional 9-to-5 jobs are not. But at what price do these strange hours and unpredictable highs and lows come to us, and how do we create meaningful personal and professional lives that exist in a healthy space together when the schedules of those we love are so drastically different? This powerful panel of industry professionals will discuss their own paths and take questions and comments from the audience.

Presentation File

Mental_Illness.pdf