"One's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things." - Henry Miller (1891 - 1980)

"Congratulations on earning your LEED Green Associate credential. LEED professionals are a driving force behind the green building movement. By becoming a LEED Green Associate, you have distinguished yourself as a leader and a resource for others seeking to achieve their sustainability goals."

President - Green Building Certification Institute

"As a serial entrepreneur, she has extensive industry contacts and connections that provide her clients with the best opportunities. She has also attained all of the major meetings designations, including her CMP, CMM, CITE and Advanced WSET (Wine Spirits Education Trust). Her combined knowledge and first hand expertise are beyond compare."

Meeting Planner - Global Corporation

"Every once in a while someone in this field stands out from the crowd: their approach, dedication, professionalism, creativity and consistency. Kirsten Strand comes to mind as one who embodies the highest level of achievement we know as excellence."

CEO - Tourism Vancouver

"Kirsten Strand has been involved in the strategic direction of two technological firms. Her insight and business acumen have been invaluable for the strategic planning of both organizations. She has the perfect balance of creative energy and logistical foresight."

CEO - Technology Firm

"And deliver she did! Working with a tight budget and fairly short time frame for the scope of the project, Kirsten managed the planning and execution of two events that seamlessly unfolded within 12 hours. She accomplished this with poise, professionalism, outstanding creative problem solving - and always with the clients' needs in mind. More than 1,100 invited guests from around the world attended the afternoon official opening, and nearly half of the 14,000 local residents participated in the evening celebration."

Manager, VIP Opening Event and City Wide Festival

"Kirsten Strand has an uncanny ability to extract the most compelling yet commercially viable results possible out of a wide range of approaches to event production and promotion."

Past President and COO - PGI

"We feel the foundation for kicking off a great conference is registering our Franchise Partners smoothly and efficiently. It begins with a great website, managed with great reporting, and completed with excellent customer service on registration day. Thank you for playing a significant role in the registration process and contributing to our overall conference rating of 4.93 out of 5."

Organizer - Franchisee Conference

"The highest honor in the incentive travel industry is SITE's Certified Incentive Travel Executive (CITE). SITE members who have exhibited an outstanding knowledge in the incentive travel industry are eligible for this certification. The CITE certification is a mark of distinction within the incentive travel profession."

Society of Incentive Travel Executives (SITE)