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5 Ways to Stand up for Civil Rights and Save Lives

Enough is Enough

To our SITE SoCal Community and Beyond,

It is important that we take a moment to address the tragedy our country is facing and the deep wounds inflicted on our Black community.

We see your pain, and we stand with you against injustice and racism. We stand with you as we create a better world. We stand with you for justice for George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and far too many others.

We’ve seen corporations and organizations around the world step up to the plate these last few days like never before. And we, as a chapter of travel professionals with a global platform, must speak up.

We won’t be silent. We will do better. We will lead by example. We will be part of the solution.

Below is a list of ways that you can get involved in what's going on. From donations to peaceful protests, or simply signing a petition, we urge you to take part in this crucial part of history as we come together to turn the tide.

— The 2020 SITE SoCal Board of Directors

#SITEUNITE #BlackLivesMatter

5 Ways to Get Involved

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Event Industry Council Releases Content Portal for #COVID19

Event Industry Council Releases #COVID-19 Content Portal

SITE has always played a pivotal role within the greater Business Events / MICE industry and this continues today with SITE CEO, Didier Scaillet, CIS, CITP occupying a seat on the 2020 board of Events Industry Council (EIC).

In this role, Didier has been heavily involved over the past weeks with the creation of a new pan-industry repository of materials related to COVID-19, aka Coronavirus.

Designed to “educate and inform,” the content includes:

  • statements on COVID-19 from Paul Deventer, Chair at EIC
  • an instructional video
  • a detailed FAQ
  • links to reliable sources of information such as World Health Organization (WHO) and Center for Disease Control (CDC)
  • in addition to links to association-specific information already on the websites of all EIC member associations.

View this rich source of content on the COVID-19 Content Portal.

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Cheers to 2019!

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SITE SoCal Community,

I want to wish you all a very Happy New Year and success in 2019. With each new year brings new opportunities and challenges that result in successes and lessons learned. These successes and lessons are what shape us and help mold the person and professional that we are. We should consider ourselves lucky for the opportunity to learn. I hope that you all are as excited as I am about 2019 and that you will connect with SITE SoCal throughout the year.

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3 Creative Ways to Make the Most of Your SITE Membership

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Let’s start with reflecting on what kind of member you currently are: Are you a member who attends only one or two events a year? Or a member who attends all events but still isn’t seeing the ROI? Or one who attends all events and is involved on a committee or volunteer position?

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2017 SITE Young Leaders Conference: Fostering Connection, Education, and Inspiration

2017 SITE Young Leaders Conference

Another successful SITE Young Leaders Conference has come and gone but the memories and relationships made last week in Las Vegas, Nevada will be sure to continue to resonate through the young minds of our industry. From what we have learned from past SITE Young Leaders Conferences, these relationships will become deeply rooted friendships, mentorships, and peer support. What facilitates these outcomes? A great venue, global participants, and thought-provoking content.

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