Lorraine is a professional event & meeting manager and President of Celebrations Event & Meeting Management, LLC. Lorraine has always enjoyed organizing opportunities for people to gather and have fun. Her innate creativity and organizational skills made her destined to be a special event manager. Making her love of celebrations her life’s work, Lorraine truly enjoys event management. It is this love of celebration and people that breeds her enthusiasm for event management. Whether she is planning a meeting for five people or a Gala for five hundred, Lorraine’s contagious enthusiasm shines through every aspect of her events.
Understanding that desire alone cannot be a substitute for experience and knowledge, Lorraine continues to learn and grow in the event management field. She has received her education in Special Event Management through New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies. As a member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI), she continues to attend industry related seminars and conferences.
Lorraine has been awarded the Certified Special Event Professional (CSEP) designation by the International Special Events Society Certification Committee. The CSEP is the hallmark of professional achievement in the special events industry. It is earned through education, performance, experience, and service to the industry, and reflects a commitment to professional conduct and ethics. Currently there are less than 300 professional worldwide who have earned this credential.
Lorraine has also earned the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation. This credential possesses worldwide recognition as the badge of excellence in the meeting industry. The requirements for certification are based on professional experience and rigorous examination.