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Mice Net : June 2009
news Certain Software RiSing StaR PRogRam 2009 Certain soFtware continues to support the up-and-comers in the business events industry. to ensure the next generation of event managers have real-life technology experience to take into the workforce. Despite the tough economic times, Certain Software has committed funding to its annual Rising Star Program throughout 2009, including cash scholarships and the prestigious end-of-year Award for Excellence. This education initiative has been running for three years. Applications for the scholarships, each valued at $3000, closed in May with more than 45 students applying from 12 tertiary education providers. Trevor Gardiner, Certain Software’s chief operations officer, said, “This tough economic trough we are experiencing has seen the industry shed staff and tighten cost control measures to deliver more with less. With technology solutions continuing to deliver crucial time and labour savings, students graduating with these skills will be a boon to the industry as we move back to a positive economy.” C ertain Software, the developers of eventspro event management software, continues to support students studying event management in Australia and New Zealand VIrGInIa traUtWeIn It is with great sadness that the industry marks the passing of Virginia Trautwein, managing director of EVT Marketing for 25 years. Virginia lost her long battle with cancer in May. For all of us who have worked with Virginia, we know that her passion, marketing knowledge and creativity is what drove her to successfully do what she has done for over 35 years and be a renowned and respected leader in the incentive industry. Virginia, as part of her legacy, created a strong team which lead by Mercedes Trautwein as joint managing director, will continue to run the company in Virginia’s stead with the equal passion and dedication. Her funeral was held on Friday, May 22 in Belmore. Her presence will be greatly missed. vale mice.net 9