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From Grief to Greatness

Peggy Kelley  (Chief Creative Officer, TIMELESS CELEBRATIONS)

Location: Ballroom A

Date: Thursday, July 22

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

On March 12, 2020 I was speaking at The Special Event in Las Vegas and witnessing the event industry domino's dropping one by one. At first many of us were in a state of denial, then more cancellations and postponements arrived, we moved to anger, what is going on here? Next upon arriving back in Los Angeles my strategy turned to bargaining (what can I do to make everything ok?). On March 14th I had a Bats Mitzvah to produce and by Monday our events world as we knew it was shutdown. Welcome to the 5 universal stages of loss and grieving...Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance... But there is one more that is critical to greatness: MEANING! By finding meaning both personally & professionally in this unprecedented year , one travels a life changing journey from Grief to Greatness. My goal is to take you on my journey and to explore and celebrate yours too.