Welcome to the International Special Events Society Rhode Island Chapter!


Welcome to the International Special Events Society Rhode Island Chapter website. Our site is full of useful information including a calendar of upcoming meetings and events, job listings, photo galleries, leadership bios and much more. Please take a look around and email us at info@isesri.org if you have questions, feedback or for more information on becoming an ISES member.

Upcoming Events and Promotions:

NEW DATE: Wednesday, February 4, 2015
6 – 9 p.m.
Newport Vineyards
ISES RI January Member Meeting
“Show and Tell” a Year of ISES RI Member-able Events

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
6 – 9 p.m.
Mystic Hilton, Mystic CT - Featuring Michael Cerbelli
ISES RI / ISES CT JOINT February Member Meeting

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
6 – 9 p.m.
Providence Public Library
ISES RI March Member Meeting

January Membership Drive:
Join during the this special one week (January 19 – 29) membership drive in January and receive a half year prorated membership fee, complimentary application fee and an extra month of membership. Interested in joining, contact Debbie Tomanek, VP of Membership, by emailing info@isesri.org.

We are excited to introduce a new membership benefit this month:
Buy 3 Meetings, Get one free! $100 value for only $75. Please see our upcoming email promotions to sign-up or speak to our VP of Membership Debbie Tomanek by emailing info@isesri.org.

Representing The RI Chapter for 2014-2015 in a Board of Director role is:

•  Jennifer Fustino, President
•  Megan Duclos, President Elect & VP of Communications
•  Donna Wing, Past President
•  Debbie Tomanek, VP of Membership
•  Kimberly Doell, VP of Programs & Education
•  Bill Murray, Director of Finance
•  Kate Bastien, Director of Administration and Registration
•  Derek Campbell, Director of Membership
•  Jennifer Gullins, Director of Communications
•  Sheila Guay, Director of Programs & Education

I look forward to seeing you at a future meeting or event and please email me if you are interested in attending as my guest. Additionally, we are always seeking ways to improve our chapter operations, ideas for new special event and member meeting venues, educational presentation topics, sponsorship support and member benefits. Please share your feedback with us at info@isesri.org.

Our core values are:
Our Mission
The International Special Events Society provides members and stakeholders:

 • Collaborative networking
 • Education and professional development
 • Inspiration
 • Outward awareness and credibility

The International Special Events Society is the principle association representing the creative events professional, globally.


Jennifer Fustino, President ISES Rhode Island