ILEA 2021 ILEA Esprit Awards

The awards ceremony will take place virtually on Friday, August 13.


Cocktail Hour | 7:00-8:00 pm 
Awards Presentation | 8:00-9:00 pm


The ILEA 2021 Esprit Awards showcase the most successful, engaging, innovative events and initiatives from 2020 with an International Live Events Association (ILEA) Esprit Award. The ILEA Esprit Awards program, powered by CORT Events recognizes exceptional individual and organizational achievements in the events industry. 

New this year, ILEA opened the ILEA Esprit Awards program to our entire community of events professionals and events industry organizations. There were 5 new awards categories to honor unique accomplishments in 2020, which was an unprecedented year for the events industry.

New ILEA Esprit Awards Categories Include:

The ILEA Esprit Awards include 34 different categories that honor events of varying types, budgets, and production elements. 

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Become an Esprit Awards Sponsor

ILEA Live and Esprit Awards Sponsorship Opportunities offer visibility to an audience of creative, innovate live events professionals. Learn about sponsorship opportunities starting at $500. For more information, please contact Kayla Prather at or (571) 685-8010.

Save the date for the 2021 ILEA Esprit Awards Celebration on
Friday, August 13, 2021.