ILEA Canada Chair 2017/2018
Dustin Westling, CSEP, One West Events, Calgary, AB
Dustin Westling, CSEP, is the owner of Calgary-based OneWest Event Design & Logistics. A self-described ‘Senior Millennial,’ Dustin brings his tongue-in-cheek humour and engaged energy to his role as commander-in-chief of OneWest, where he leads a team of talented and talked-about event profs to collaborate with clients and partners on over 300 innovative and award-winning projects each year.
Dustin’s breadth of experience in roles at hotels, convention centres, and public attractions gave him an inside knowledge of special events that ultimately laid the foundation for building a one-of-a-kind events company. He successfully achieved a Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) designation, and is consistently recognized as an industry leader. A curator of talent and creativity, Dustin is passionate about driving the events industry forward, and currently serves as Affiliate Chair for ILEA Canada and was formerly President of the ILEA Calgary chapter. His energies extend to his community, where Dustin is a longtime supporter of numerous non-profits such as Mealshare, The SEARCH Foundation, and The Banff Centre’s Artists Fund.