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Events + Education

Join our vibrant association of live event professionals for our events and educational programming dedicated to sparking creativity and imagination! Immerse yourself in a community of like-minded experts who not only excel in delivering exceptional experiences, but also passionately share their expertise through captivating educational programs. Discover innovative techniques, explore cutting-edge technologies, and cultivate your artistic flair in an inspiring environment. Elevate your event game with us – where imagination knows no bounds and creativity takes center stage!

Our programming takes place across virtual platforms as well as live in person, and through certified sessions, at conferences, webinars, our awards program and more. We believe that continued education is the cornerstone of ILEA and the path to us evolving and moving forward as a collective community. Some of our educational content includes:

  • Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP): Established in 1993 to recognize event professionals who have successfully demonstrated the knowledge, skills and ability essential to perform all components of a special event.

  • Esprit Awards: The Esprit Awards are presented by the International Live Events Association (ILEA) to recognize and award the most outstanding live events in the industry each year.

  • Conferences: Learn more about our annual conference as well as industry conferences we partner with.

  • Webinars: From listening to event industry pioneers to hearing from those in other industries talk about their creative processes, our webinar schedule is packed with

  • Chapter Events: Visit our chapter directory to learn more about regional programming.



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