Earning the CEM designation is a game changer! IAEE interviewed graduate Bhola Mandal, CEM. Read about his CEM journey on earning his designation.
Hometown: Bankura, West Bengal, India
University of Education: Vinoba Bhave University
How has the CEM designation helped in your career?
I just finished this course. But I know I will get more benefits of being a CEM graduate as time progresses.
Why is it important to maintain the CEM designation?
It is important to maintain the CEM designation to be aware of new practices which are happening in exhibitions industry.
What made you want to obtain your CEM designation?
I have been in the exhibitions industry for years, but now I am a CEM graduate so the world knows that I am in this business. I look forward to more opportunities in the future.
What advice would you give to an aspiring individual who wants to apply for the CEM program?
I would definitely recommend the CEM program to everyone. They should definitely do it.
How did you start your career in this industry?
I started my career as a database executive.
How have you made a difference with your show or with working with a client by applying the knowledge you gained by obtaining your CEM designation?
At the moment, not yet. However, in the near future, yes, the designation will help me in improving shows.
What did you like most about the CEM Learning Program?
I liked the teaching style of the CEM faculty instructors and becoming aware of other practices.
Fun fact about you – What is one thing most people don’t know about you?
I make others laugh by giving them an opportunity to make fun of me. I don’t mind and take these things to heart.