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:


Wednesday, December 17, 2014

7 – 11 p.m.

Coastal Holiday Celebration

Renaissance Providence Hotel

Tickets $45: includes food stations, passed HD's, one drink ticket and lots of entertainment and interactive photo stations!

Benefactor: Child & Family Services



Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Member Meeting

6 – 9 p.m.

Location: Coming Soon


December Membership Drive: join during the month of December and receive a half year prorated membership fee, complimentary application fee and an extra month of membership.

I’m also very pleased to share that Megan Duclos, VP of Communications, was recently nominated and elected as the ISES RI 2014-2015 President Elect. Congratulations! A full list of our Board of Directors is below. 

Representing The Rhode Island 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


Outward awareness and credibility



Wishing you a happy and healthy holiday season!



Jennifer Fustino, President ISES Rhode Island