WEC19 crushed it- and the killer content made all the difference.

WEC19 crushed it- and the killer content made all the difference.

Last week, I came back from WEC19 in Toronto, an action-packed, content-rich, event extraordinaire hosted by Meeting Professionals International. No event is truly successful without killer content to unite the attendees together. Just between you and me, I think this event had the best content of any conference I’ve been to, to date. This blog is a round-up of my favorite sessions from WEC19.

Evia Unite: 4th Annual St. Jude's Songwriters Showcase

On April 27th, Evia was a part of one of its favorite evenings of the year, the 4th annual St. Jude Songwriters Showcase held at Block 41 in Seattle.  It was a night filled with live music, delicious food and drinks, great auction items, and most importantly, people coming together to raise money for a great cause, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. And raise money they did…bringing in $382,000 and crushing their goal of $300,000.

Workplace Flexibility: Why It's Important to Me

I have struggled for years with the stigma around my family’s less-traditional family dynamic with me as a full-time working outside of the home mother and my husband as the primary stay-at-home parent. Society places so many expectations on traditional family structures that one like ours can be difficult to maneuver through.  On the one hand, I’m proud to be a working mother and proud of the example it sets for my girls as they continue to grow.  On the other hand, the judgement surrounding this is soul crushing at times.