In a recent article listing the top 30 most stressful jobs in the world, the events and hospitality industry had the honor of securing 4 different positions. Wouldn’t it be amazing if there was an organization dedicated to cultivating better mental health and wellbeing in events, and for the professionals who work within the industry? Lucky for us, help is on the way! Rachael Riggs returns to the The Room Block, not only to share what she has been up to in her position of WellBeing Leader at Maritz Global Events, but also as the first US Ambassador for EventWell, a UK based organization launching in North America on March 3, 2021.
Rachael Riggs is the WellBeing Leader at Maritz Global Events, as well as the North American President and Board of Trustee for EventWell. Rachael is a 25+ year career veteran in the event industry who is passionate about integrating wellbeing into the event experience. Having spent time on both the planner and supplier side of the event industry, Rachael landed her ultimate job experience just prior to the pandemic as the WellBeing Leader for Maritz Global Events. Connect with Rachael at linkedin.com/in/rachaelriggs.
EventWell, based in the UK, is the event industry’s trailblazing and official not for profit social enterprise and charitable organization dedicated to campaigning, educating and supporting better mental health and wellbeing in events. EventWell is launching in North America on March 3, 2021! Learn more at eventwell.org.
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