Upcoming ILEA Events:

ILEA Happy Hour

Thursday, February 22, 2018 – 5P – 7P

Carnegie Museum of Natural History – 4400 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Celebrate the first anniversary of Café Carnegie! Enjoy complimentary cocktails, appetizers and admission to both Museums.

Free admission, however registration is required.

REGISTER HERE

 

ILEA Day of Education

Monday, March 5, 2018 – 9A – 5P

Rivers Casino – 777 Casino Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15212

 

ILEA Day of Education

 

8:30-9:00 am              Registration

 

9:15 am                       Welcome

 

9:30 am                       Sustainability Panel Discussion

412Food Rescue- Jennifer England

Pennsylvania Resource Council- Teresa Bradley

Zero Fossil- Steven Kovacic

Centerpieces 4 Seniors – Kelli Burns

 

11:00 am                     Networking Break

 

11:15 am                     Insurance Ins and Outs for Event Professionals

Tiffany Nolan – i.e insurance

 

12:00 pm                     Lunch and Keynote Speaker

Joe Mineo –  Joe Mineo Collective

 

1:00pm                        Exhibitions Open

 

1:30 pm                       Response to an Active Threat

Sgt. Eric Kroll –  Pittsburgh Police Training Academy

 

2:45                             Break

 

3:00                             TBA

 

3:45 pm                       Innovation in Social Media and Marketing Panel Discussion

Kenny Chen – Ascender

Josh Corcoran –  Spare Change

 

5:00 pm                       ILEA Happy Hour, Networking and Exhibition

(Cash Bar)

 

Many Thanks to Our Sponsors:

 

Lead Sponsor:Rivers Casino

Supporting Sponsors:

 

 

 

 

Friend of ILEA Supporter:

 

 

ILEA Day of Education

Registration Fees (Includes ILEA Networking and Happy Hour)

Member Fee                                       $100

Non-Member Fee                               $140

Luncheon Only:

Member Fee                                       $55

Non-Member Fee                               $75

Half Day (includes lunch):

Member Fee                                       $75

Non-Member Fee                               $95

Exhibitor Fees:

Member Fee:                                      $125

Non-Member Fee:                              $140

Combination Fees:

Member Conference Registration and Exhibitor Table Fee:             $200

Non-Member Conference Registration and Exhibitor Table Fee:     $260

Sponsorship Opportunities:

$1,000 Lead Sponsor (Includes the following)

 

  • Opportunity to showcase property and capabilities to attendees
  • Speaking opportunity at keynote lunch to all attendees
  • Sponsor notation on your personal conference attendee name badge
  • Company name/logo recognition in conference program and on conference signage
  • Complimentary exhibitor table
  • Display of your marketing information for attendee access
  • Company name and/or logo on ILEA Pittsburgh website for extended length of time and in marketing materials
  • Opportunity to supply a giveaway item for conference bag
  • (4) Complimentary admission to Conference and Networking Event
  • Complimentary mailing list of attendees – for one time use
  • Mention, Logo and link in Event recap by e-mail and/or on website as well as Social Media blasts.

 

 

$500 Supporting Sponsor (Includes the following)

 

  • Company name/logo recognition in conference program and on conference signage
  • Complimentary exhibitor table
  • Display of your marketing information for attendee access
  • Company name and/or logo on ILEA Pittsburgh website for extended length of time and in marketing materials
  • Opportunity to supply a giveaway item for conference bag
  • (2) Complimentary admission to Conference and Networking Event
  • Complimentary mailing list of attendees – for one time use
  • Mention, Logo and link in Event recap by e-mail and/or on website as well as Social Media blasts.

 

 

$250 Friend of ILEA (Includes the following)

 

  • Company name/logo recognition in conference program and on conference signage
  • Complimentary exhibitor table
  • Display of your marketing information for attendee access
  • Company name and/or logo on ILEA Pittsburgh website for extended length of time and in marketing materials
  • Opportunity to supply a giveaway item for conference bag
  • (1) Complimentary admission to Conference and Networking Event
  • Complimentary mailing list of attendees – for one time use
  • Mention, Logo and link in Event recap by e-mail and/or on website as well as Social Media blasts.

REGISTER HERE

WELCOME!

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