Welcome to ILEA Greater Chicago

THE PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATION REPRESENTING THE CREATIVE EVENTS PROFESSIONAL, GLOBALLY.  

The International Live Events Association (ILEA) was founded in 1987 to foster enlightened performance through education while promoting ethical conduct. ILEA works to join professionals to focus on the "event as a whole" rather than its individual parts. ILEA has grown to include chapters throughout the world.

The solid peer network ILEA provides helps special events professionals produce outstanding results for clients while establishing positive working relationships with other event colleagues.

Chapter News

A Message from Lisa Ware, President ILEA Chicago

A video message from the Lisa Ware , President ILEA Greater Chicago for May. So much is happening - please watch.
05/23/2017 | Vicki | 0
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ILEA Chicago has a new look!

Today, ILEA Chicago is proud to unveil our new website! More than just a fresh, updated look, ILEAChicago.com offers more features and an easy to follow layout. Here's a few things you might find truly special in our new site:
05/22/2017 | Vicki | 0
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Why ILEA and CSEP Made a Difference - With Gwen McNutt, CSEP

ILEA Chicago's leadership latest Member Spotlight highlights our talk with Gwendolyn Y. McNutt, CSEP, Regional External Affairs Manager with Comcast, and ILEA Chicago member since 2001 who earned her CSEP in October 2003.
05/10/2017 | Vicki | 0
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