The Special Event Company To Produce 2014 Annual Academic Event Professionals Conference Jan. 10-11

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  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) August 13, 2013 - Sally Webb, CSEP, CEO of The Special Event Company (, a strategic event and meeting management company, has announced that the firm is producing the 8th annual Academic Event Professional Conference (AEP) on Friday, Jan. 10 and Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. The hallmark event for innovation and thought leadership in academic event planning, the AEP Conference will feature in-depth sessions on donor and alumni relations, on- and off-campus events, campaigns, graduations and other ceremonies, theming, lighting and production, marketing, collateral and ROI measurement.

    Panels and breakout sessions are specifically designed to equip planners with the tools necessary to produce events that are impactful and unforgettable while remaining environmentally conscious and budget friendly. Webb will welcome attendees to the conference, which will open at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. On the second day, AEP resumes at Belmont University for the remainder of the itinerary.

    For more information on the 2014 AEP Conference, visit

    "The Academic Event Professionals Conference really is a must-attend event for budding and successful event management professionals," said Webb. "Our comprehensive programming provides all one needs to know to create outstanding events, and includes information critical to staying on top of current trends and client demands. At The Special Event Company, we are very enthusiastic about being the go-to source for academic event planning information for colleges and universities across the country."

    The Special Event Company is a strategic event and meeting management company based in the heart of North Carolina's Research Triangle Park. Founded in 1986 in London, England, and operating in the United States since 1999, the company opened its U.S. headquarters in the Triangle in 2005. TSEC has won or been nominated for more than 30 international awards, including 12 for Triangle-based events. The company maintains a prestigious local client base, and is a one-stop shop for all aspects of event production, logistic management, and marketing through its group of companies. For more information, please visit

    Emily Packard
    MMI Public Relations (919) 233-6600
    emily ( @ ) mmipublicrelations dot com

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