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Meet our backers! Stacey Hoyt CMP, CSEP – Blanton Museum of Art

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We spoke to another superhero who has backed The Apprentice Program thru our Kickstarter campaign – Stacey Hoyt CMP, CSEP – Special Event Manager at Blanton Museum of Art.

Stacey supported The Apprentice Program because she believes in our mission to revolutionize the events industry:

we want to STOP horrible internships

With two decades of experience, Stacey is both a Certified Meeting Professional and a Certified Special Events Professional. She has a long-standing involvement with the International Special Events Society,  including holding the position of President at the Austin chapter 2010-2011. As well as working with Blanton Museum of Art, Stacey owns her own event management firm, Stacey Hoyt Events.

Learn how Stacey got to where she is today, as well as the biggest reason that inspired her to support The Apprentice Program…

Stacey Hoyt CSEP

“I have complete faith in Mary’s vision” ~ Stacey Hoyt CSEP, CMP – Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX

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case study: Haute Weddings

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Today we’re taking a look at how The Apprentice Program helped Lisa Morales take things at her firm Haute Weddings to the next level. Things went so well that Lisa decided to give Kelby a permanent position coordinating!

lisa morales

Lisa Morales: wedding planner + owner at Haute Weddings

 

Lisa from Haute Weddings has been an event planner for over 5 years and plans around 50 weddings a year.

Prior to signing up to The Apprentice Program, she had been taking on Interns for 13-24 months. We interviewed her to find out what she REALLY thought of The Apprentice Program: Read More