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The International Live Events Association, ILEA, is a global community of thousands of creative event professionals whose skills, expertise and experience power some of the most recognized and respected live events around the world. ILEA provides education and collaborative networking opportunities that achieve creative event experiences.
Certified Special Events Professional
The pinnacle of the events industry is earning your CSEP designation as a Certified Special Events Professional.
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Navigate the Maze of Event Planning
ILEA membership helps you navigate the maze of managing your business and achieving new levels of inspiration. Join ILEA to be welcomed into a global community of accomplished creative events professionals who will help you find your way.
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Catch up with ILEA at events around the world. Find dates and locations, local chapter events and industry tradeshows.
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Why Hire an ILEA Member
ILEA members plan and execute over 1 million special events each year. That’s why an ILEA member should be your first call when seeking a partner to produce a great event experience.
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ILEA Live 2021San Francisco / Aug. 9-11, 2021
Join us for an 'unconference' — experiential, inspirational, and aspirational.
Maximize your potential as a live events professional.
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