Stress Matters launches Event Industry specific online courses!

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By: Humberto Benavente | May 20, 2021

Stress Matters are launching two online courses: ‘Managing mental health and stress for eventprofs’ and ‘Designing and delivering mentally safe events’ are being launched to support the mental health of the industry re-opening. The self-study courses are the only bespoke courses available for the events industry and have been developed with the support of professionals across all sectors.

Several bodies have endorsed the courses;
Priya Narain, General Manager of the Event Marketing Association (EMA) shares, “I’m absolutely thrilled that the unique pressures that people in our industry face is being addressed in such an accessible format. We have partnered with Stress Matters for a number of years and the whole team bring such enthusiasm and dedication to improving the wellbeing of the industry.” Claire Fennelow, Executive Director of EVCOM and Lisa Hatswell, Managing Director of Unique Venues of London are also endorsing the courses.

The courses cover pre-production, the build of an event, the live event and post-event, providing practical tips and techniques for individuals and teams throughout. With 48 pdfs and 18 videos plus numerous quizzes and assignments, the courses are in-depth but accessible and a certificate of completion is available at the end. Founder of Stress Matters, Laura Capell-Abra tells us that “With more than half of adults (60%) and over two thirds of young people (68%) having said their mental health got worse during lockdown according to, we wanted to continue our mission to protect the mental health of those that work in this industry. After a year of offering listening services to the industry, we felt it was time to move into an empowering-action phase.”
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