Steven Way is the President of ALPS/Advanced Lighting & Production Services, a Boston, MA area based theatrical and event lighting company he started at age 17 in 1981.
Steven joined ISES in 2002 in order to connect and network with others in the industry he’s enjoyed so much. Joining the ISES New England Board of Directors in 2006 was his next step in gaining more knowledge about the special events industry and contributing to the success of ISES. Steven is a past President of the ISES New England chapter(2008/2009), served on the ISES International Membership Development Committee in 2009, was Chair of this committee for two years (2010 through 2012) and is currently serving a second term on the International Finance & Audit Committee for 2013/2014.
Steven was honored to receive the 2012 ISES International Volunteer of the Year Award at Eventworld in Dallas. Past awards include the ISES New England Merit Scholarship Award, the Presidents Award, Lawrence A Green Chapter Dedication Award and Spirit of ISES Award. In addition to ISES, Steven has served on the PLASA North American board and currently Chairs its Membership Development and Business Resource committees.
Over the years, Steven has spoken at several local, regional and international conferences including Eventworld/ISES Live and The Special Event.
Steven and ALPS have been recognized for outstanding performance and contributions by ESTA/PLASA, NETC, KCACTF, Citizens Bank and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
In his "spare" time, Steve loves to play racquetball, build sandcastles at the beach...and sleep.