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

A Message from Lisa Ware, President ILEA Chicago

Lisa Ware looks back on her two years as ILEA Chicago's President
06/19/2018 | Vicki | 0
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ILEA Member Spotlight: Aaron Kaufman

Especially now, during our Membership Renewal Drive, we're so very proud of the amazing event professionals in our ILEA Community. Meet one of our International members - Aaron Kaufman, President of Fifth Element Group.
06/13/2018 | Vicki | 0
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ILEA Chicago Member Spotlight: Jennifer Seidler

Especially now, during our May Membership Drive, we're so very proud of the amazing event professionals in our chapter. Meet ILEA Hospitality & Tourism Management professional - Jennifer Seidler.
05/29/2018 | Vicki | 0
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