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Welcome To ILEA

The International Live Events Association (ILEA) was founded in 1987 to foster enlightened performance through education while promoting ethical conduct. ILEA works to join event professionals to focus on the “event as a whole” rather than its individual parts. ILEA has grown to involve nearly 7,200 members active in 49 chapters throughout the world. Membership brings together professionals from a variety of special events disciplines including caterers, meeting planners, decorators, event planners, audio-visual technicians, party and convention coordinators, educators, journalists, hotel sales managers and many more.   The solid peer network ILEA provides helps special events professionals produce outstanding results for clients while establishing positive working relationships with other event colleagues.

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September Member Spotlight Focuses On Mark O’Brien

Mark O'Brien, National Account Executive at Staging Techniques.   Based in Mt. Vernon, New York, Staging Techniques is a national production services company with a proud 50-year history that includes hundreds…

The Mission of ILEA is to educate, advance and promote the special events industry and its network of professionals along with related industries.

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