10:50 AM - 11:50 AM

Concurrent Session I
Breakout Track 2: Emerging Professionals
First Impressions and Emerging Professionals: Set Yourself Up Authentically for Success

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Kristin Shoop, CIC, AICI

Certified Image Consultant and Intercultural & Etiquette Business Trainer, iQ Image Consulting Events and Professional Development Manager, ACES: The Society for Editing

Regardless of the industry, the most important and dynamic resource is its people. Let your professional image reflect your strengths, authenticity and ultimately, trustworthiness. Trust is the global currency required for any professional relationship to succeed.

Kristin is a Certified Image Consultant and Licensed Trainer by The Protocol School of Washington with over 25 years of sales, training and management experience in public, private and international sectors. Through her life experience, frequent moves driven by a military lifestyle and leadership roles in multicultural environments, she is a master at establishing professional relationships as “the new girl” and navigating any setting with confidence. She now has the pleasure of working as an Event and Professional Development Manager for an international association.

Kristin is an active member of the Association of Image Consultants International and past Treasurer of the Southeast Regional Chapter Board and the AICI International Board. She is a graduate of the International Image Institute in Toronto, Canada and The Protocol School of Washington. She is the proud mom of 3 sons, all of whom share her passion for travel, culture and exploration. And yes, they are sharp dressers!

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