Dr Ni Made Eka Mahadewi, Acting Director, STP Nusa Dua Bali, Indonesia has been awarded the APIEM Certified Event Manager qualification. Through her professional experience in leading the organisation of the 1st Asia Pacific State of the Art Events Research Conference that was held at STP Bali 19 – 21 September 2019, Dr Eka demonstrated her competence in preparing, planning, organising and managing an event to an international standard. Congratulations Dr Eka on being recognised by APIEM as a professional event manager through your excellent management of APIEMs 1st signature conference.