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We are the principal association representing creative event professionals, globally.

The International Live Events Association (ILEA) is the global community of creative event professionals whose skills, expertise and experience power some of the most influential live events around the world. ILEA is centered around celebrating all aspects of live event production and management. This enables our members to deliver the very best work to their clients through collaboration, thought-leadership and idea sharing. We have been dedicated to advancing the live event industry through professional education, connection and community since our formation in 1987.

​The International Live Events Association provides members and stakeholders:

  • Networking and connection

  • Education and professional development

  • Inspiration and collaboration opportunities

  • Outward awareness, recognition, and credibility to ensure a thriving and impactful global creative events profession

  • Community

Our community includes over 1,500 members across 40+ chapters in 35 different countries. Join us!

Learn more about joining and membership here:

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