Gerrit Jessen

Director Germany @ Event Design Collective

Gerrit Jessen, CED CMM CMP is a seasoned entrepreneur, mentor, trainer and meetings industry adviser. For 25 years he has successfully lead and motivated teams to achieve personal and organizational success. Until 2016 he was leading the growth of MCI in Germany from 30 to 130 talents. Currently, he serves on the Board of the German Convention Bureau and was a member of the MPI International Board of Directors until 2017. He closely followed the creation of the #EventCanvas and served as a sounding board for the creators Ruud Janssen and Roel Frissen. He is a trained Certified Event Designer, leads workshops and seminars about using the #EventCanvas methodology to change behavior and create more meaningful meetings.