The Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO), the international body for companies who own, produce, or provide full-service management of events, have announced that the Virtual Events Institute (VEI) certified training programme will become an official member benefit discount to SISO members. The mission of the Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO) is to meet their members' common needs by providing peer networking opportunities, education, industry information, and best practices in the industry. VEI will provide an official discount to SISO members for its online education platform dealing with all aspects relating to the production, promotion, and monetisation of online and hybrid events, the association announced. Speaking of the partnership, Doug Emslie, SISO chair and Tarsus Group CEO, "The pandemic has accelerated the use of digital services that our members provide to their customers. Working with VEI will help our members continue to refine and improve their digital offerings and we are also excited to continue to share best practice to deliver more opportunities for our member customers to learn, network and do commerce."