Earning the CEM designation is a game changer! IAEE interviewed graduate Juan Pablo De Vera, CEM of XPlatina. Read his journey on earning the CEM designation and why he became CEM game changer!
Hometown: Sao Paulo
University of Education: University of Buenos Aires – Argentina
How has the CEM designation helped in your career?
The CEM designation has helped support my professional background by updating my professional academic knowledge.
Why is it important to maintain the CEM designation?
It is important to maintain the CEM designation because the designation keeps me aware of the latest updates and best practices with my colleagues and professional community.
What made you want to obtain your CEM designation?
I wanted to earn my CEM designation because I saw the designation as an endorsement of my many years of experience in the events industry and the CEM program provides updated information on the industry.
What advice would you give to an aspiring individual who wants to apply for the CEM program?
This is the best compilation of practical and educational content for those who want to make a positive mark on the exhibitions and events industry.
How did you start your career in this industry?
I started my career in the industry by working in the commercial area of a local producer of technology trade shows in Argentina.
What was it that you did or implemented right after obtaining your CEM?
After obtaining my CEM, I started sharing examples and best practices with my colleagues.
What did you like most about the CEM Learning Program?
I like the learning process of the CEM Learning Program because it provided practical and educational use cases.
Fun fact about you – What is one thing most people don’t know about you?
I am happy to continue learning at any event I go to!