Upcoming ILEA Events:

Wine 101 – Tuesday, Novemeber 1st – Ever wonder why people swirl a glass of red wine, what smelling the wine tells you, and what the heck is a tannin? Join us for this interactive & tasty workshop to learn from the owner of Senti – Restaurant and Wine Bar, Franco Braccia, all of this as well as how to help your clients pair wine with their event menu or help yourself pick a good wine for your next meal. Senti – Restaurant and Wine Bar – 11:30AM-1:30PM.


Dedicated to delivering creative excellence and professionalism in special events, the Mission of ILEA is to educate, advance, and promote the special events industry and its network of professionals along with related industries.

For over 25 years ILEA has been a valued and trusted partner in the events industry. An industry that generates over $200 billion for the global economy and supports over four million jobs. ILEA members are regarded as the very best in what they do, creating a powerful and influential community of event professionals around the world, working together to find new ways to communicate through the power of live events.

If you would like to join us this year, please contact us for more information about membership in ILEA Pittsburgh!

“ILEA Pittsburgh is the best way for me to network with other top event professionals in Pittsburgh, form relationships beyond the ‘office’, and grow as a professional event photographer in the city. I am forever thankful for ILEA!”

Leeann Marie, Pittsburgh Wedding Photographers

“Connecting with other event professionals is crucial to growing my business in many ways. Learning new ideas, building relationships and staying connected to the industry. I need to know what trends are happening out there. It is  very important to my success in this crazy business!”

Kelli Burns, Pittsburgh Wedding DJs

“The ILEA Pittsburgh Chapter is amazing in so many ways, but the biggest and most important is the truly epic way it brings great vendors together to connect and grow as a city! #CollaborationOverCompetition! “

Caity Wimer, JPC Event Group

“The best part of ILEA is being a part of the best team of event professionals in the city; from florists, to bakeries, to rentals, every members is incredibly welcoming. Not only will you get to experience the best events with the best event profs, but you’ll get to eat the best appetizers, drink the best martinis, smell the most fragrant flowers, experience the best events at the most unique venues and become family with the most creative people.”

Allison Miller, All Occasions Party Rental