Class Library Careers in Event Design

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  • Title:Careers in Event Design
  • Category:Creativity and Design
  • Level:All
  • Instructor:Jes Gordon
  • Length:47 mins
  • Posted:3/5/2014
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Celebrity designer, Jes Gordon of jesGORDON | properFUN shares how live events can also be seen as a medium for art in the world. Listen in as she provides details on current industry trends, overview of the DIFFA Dining by Design event, how to discover your personal voice as a designer, and seeking the "WOW" factor from those who attend. This course provides an overview of the event producer's role and tips on starting out in the industry. Jes also shares details about her upcoming course, Wedding & Event Design.

ILEA Approved ContentThis course is ILEA Approved with content that is alligned with the International Live Events Association's Core Curriculum. ILEA Approved is the international education standard selected for creative event professionals and has been developed to recognize specific content that has significance for the global creative events industry. Click Here to learn more about ILEA.

ILEA Core Curriculum Key Competencies Category for this course / content: 
Event Décor | Creative Services

Learning Outcomes

    1. Learn how to work with clients who are actively coming to the table with their own ideas for the event design.
    2. Discover tips on current industry trends.
    3. Gain knowledge about how to get started as an event designer and resources that are available to your educational growth.

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