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ILEA Global Event Forum

The Global Event Forum brings together high-level influential international live event professionals to debate and discuss relevant topics impacting the live event industry globally. Presented by Giants Enterprises.

2019 Global Event Forum Sponsors

Elite Sponsor

Presenting Sponsor

Supporting Sponsor and Media Partner


Supporting Sponsors






Hotel & Travel

For those invited to join ILEA at the 2019 ILEA Global Event Forum, please book your hotel room at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. The Global Event Forum will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, 6 August and conclude on Wednesday, 7 August at 5:30 p.m. We invite you to register for and extend your stay to join us at ILEA Live, 8-10 August to participate in the Global Event Forum education sessions. 

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Room Rate: $199 per night
Check-In: 3:00 p.m.
Check Out: 12:00 p.m.
Cancellation deadline: 72 hours prior to check in.

Guests may book a reservation online or by calling 612-370-1234.

The group rate is available until 12 July 2019. Subject to availability.


2018 Global Event Forum Report

The International Live Events Association (ILEA) released “Unifying the Live Events Industry: A Global Events Industry Report," a report that explores the subject of commoditization of the live events industry: what it is, what it means for the industry and how to manage it. The report is a follow-up to the day-and-a-half dialogue at the ILEA Global Event Forum,  15-16 Aug 2018 in Denver, which invited elite live event influencers from around the globe to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing today’s event industry. Read the report.