Micayla Diener, Associate Director of Sales for our Chicago office, has been named as a 2019 “40 Under 40” honoree by Connect Corporate!  A highly respected events industry media outlet, Connect Corporate brings together meeting professionals via a magazine, website, and mix of live and online events, allowing industry peers a space to learn, share, grow, and network. This year’s award class has been dubbed “Peak Performers”, and lists a who’s who of up & coming event professionals shaping the future landscape of corporate meetings.

Having joined CSI DMC in 2013, Micayla worked for five years in our headquarters office located in Washington, DC. During this time, she earned both her CMP and CSEP designations – marking some of her proudest achievements. Proving to be an asset to our account management team, she was promoted to a senior level role, where her responsibilities expanded to crafting events outside of the DC metro area – including many programs in Chicago.  Micayla made the move to Chicago in May 2018 and joined our team on the ground, growing our business and strengthening our relationships with the region’s vendors, hoteliers, and corporate clients.  Recently, Micayla was promoted to Associate Director of Sales for CSI Chicago, and enjoys creating exceptional experiences for clients and maintaining partner relationships, while leading the Chicago team.

The “40 Under 40” nomination pool is vast, and it is a real testament to Micayla’s growth, impact, and expertise in the events industry, and we are proud to have her as part of the CSI family. Congrats Micayla! Please read more about Micayla and her interview with Connect Corporate here.