January 8 – 10, 2019
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California

Diamond Sponsors

Eileen Bistrisky MBA, CSEP, CMC, ACC

President & CEO
Effective Leadership Consulting


Eileen Bistrisky MBA, CSEP, CMC, ACC is an award-winning entrepreneur who helps event business owners & managers empower teams to profitably benefit people & the planet. Organizations come to her when they want to grow, increase their profitability, and improve their operational effectiveness.

Since 1992, Effective Leadership Consulting has been measurably improving organizations by helping clients define and achieve SMART objectives while implementing effective leadership strategies. From roots in event management and marketing consultation, her boutique firm has evolved to integrate all areas of business into their consulting services.

She was the first Certified Special Event Professional (CSEP) in Western Canada, and she won the Spirit of the Industry Award for outstanding contributions to the Canadian event industry in 2006. In 2013, she completed an Executive MBA and earned her Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation and ACC coaching designation. She has served on and chaired numerous association boards & committees, and speaks at conferences & meetings around the world.

Eileen works with companies to make sure that they have a solid foundation, clear vision & mission and well-identified target market. Together, analysis is done on operations, finances, marketing, HR, and technology. From there, objectives can be defined, and strategies identified to get beyond any plateaus to achieve profitability, efficiency, and growth.


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