Event Planning Course Mentors

Professional Event Planning Mentors

You will learn the skills of an event planner firsthand by having access to event planning mentors by phone and email. They will provide feedback on your work and help you improve.

  • Jocelyn Didier Clisti

    Jocelyn Didier Clisti

    Jocelyn Didier Clisti has eight plus years of event planning and strategic business advisement. Jocelyn's endeavors have included creative and extravagant children's themed events. For six years, Jocelyn partnered with an established local wedding coordinator and contributed as co-coordinator and creative assistant. Jocelyn is also active in her support of small businesses and is an active advocate of Woman and Minorities in Business (WMBE).

  • Regina Cialone

    Regina Cialone

    Regina Cialone is the owner of Cloud Nove Events LLC, which is an NYC based event-planning company. She has executed affairs at many notable venues throughout New York City and Long Island. These include Central Park Boathouse, The Foundry, The Metropolitan Building, Kontokosta Winery, Bedell Vineyards and Oheka Castle. She has guest lectured at FIT and teaches at NYU.

Skills of an Event Planner

  • Strategy
  • Adaptability
  • Collaboration
  • Attention to Detail
  • Organization
  • Efficiency
  • Negotiation
  • Diligence
  • Creativity

Throughout the course, our mentors will provide ways for students to hone the professional event planning skills listed above and so many more.

About Our Mentor Program

At NYIAD, you’ll have access to a professional event planner who will act as your teacher and mentor.

As you develop the skills needed for event planning, you will benefit from a personal relationship just like you would get in the classroom. Our mentors are there to answer your questions via phone or email at every turn.

In addition, you will submit projects throughout the course which will be evaluated by your teacher. They are there to help you improve as you master the craft.