Welcome to ILEA Greater Chicago


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

Save with ILEA!

Did you know that there are savings available for ILEA members? ILEA has partnered with leading providers to offer discounts on services you need to stay competitive, increase your bottom line, and operate more efficiently.
03/19/2018 | Vicki | 0
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Member Spotlight: Meet Thom Skibbie

Meet Thom Skibbie. Thom is The Special Event Coordinator at The Museum of Science and Industry. We are very excited to welcome him to ILEA Chicago!
03/12/2018 | AlexandraF | 0
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ILEA International President’s Letter: Building an International Community

If you aren't reading Experience ILEA from ILEA HUB, here's what you're missing: ILEA International President’s Letter: Building an International Community (originally posted on the ILEA International experience page February 27, 2018)
03/05/2018 | Vicki | 0
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