Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau Senior Vice President Elected President of ESPA
Monday, February 10, 2014
Posted by: Michelle Rahl
Greater Lansing Convention &
Visitors Bureau Senior Vice President Elected President of Event Service
LANSING, Mich.-- The Greater Lansing Convention and
Visitors Bureau (GLCVB) is pleased to announce Senior Vice President Julie
Pingston, CMP, CTA, has been elected President of the Event Service
Professionals Association (ESPA). Pingston’s term began in January at the ESPA
Annual Conference held in Boston, Massachusetts.
"I am honored to represent an association that promotes the event service
profession which I believe is the heart and soul of the meetings and events
industry,” said Pingston. "Over the years, ESPA has provided me with many tools
that have enabled me to be able to provide the best service to events that take
place in the Greater Lansing region. I’m now pleased to be able to give back to
the organization and enhance the profession from the national level.”
Pingston has been at the Greater Lansing CVB for 21 years and works with the
Bureau’s overall organizational operations with direct oversight of convention
services, Sports Authority, membership and special events.She has also
provided leadership to ESPA through a variety of roles including as the 2014
Annual Conference Chair.
The Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA) is dedicated to elevating
the event and convention services profession and to preparing members, through
education and networking, for their pivotal role in innovative and successful
event execution. The association has over 400 members from convention
centers, hotels and convention and visitors bureaus from across North America.
For more information, visit www.espaonline.org.
The mission of the Greater
Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau is to positively impact
the area’s economy by marketing the region as a travel destination. For
more info visit www.lansing.org.