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ILEA Membership Information and Benefits

Becoming a part of this organization is an investment in both yourself and your industry. In today’s demanding world, achieving success and pleasing clients and companies has become more challenging.

Membership in ILEA will entitle you to member benefits and access to ILEA resources that non-members do not get

  • Chapter Membership
  • Professional Development and Education
  • Subscription to Special Events Magazine
  • Unlimited use of ILEA’s Online, Downloadable Membership Directory
  • A listing on and website and content dedicated to the consumer to find you!
  • Special Member Discounts and Access to Affinity Programs
  • Access to member resource table at monthly meetings
  • Access and FREE listings on the ILEA Pittsburgh Job Board
  • Reduced rates for advertising and certain chapter marketing opportunities

Need more reasons to join ILEA?

Gain Knowledge. By joining you gain access to an ever-expanding educational and networking resource to answer your questions. Well-known special event professionals who have practical know-how that can help you with your business — ILEA Members, can answer Professional questions and more! Remember that in any profession, information and advancement go hand-in-hand.

ILEA’s website, is the place to go to keep current on ILEA events, access valuable information and resources, and to register for ILEA Eventworld® and order products. Here are other outstanding resources available on the ILEA website.

NEW! ILEA Online Membership Directory. ILEA has developed an online, downloadable, searchable membership directory for members only! If you are traveling and need a list of ILEA members in that local, you just log onto and build your own custom list that you can save or print out.

ILEA Career Center and ILEA PITTBSURGH Job Board. ILEA’s online Career Center is devoted to helping special event professionals and employers find the perfect match for professional development. You can find jobs (and, if you are hiring, post jobs) in ILEA-related disciplines. Visit the Career Center today!

ILEA Member Forum. The Member Forum is a great tool to communicate with other ILEA members about hot topics, business practices, risk management and many more issues affecting the Special Events industry.

The Online ILEA Community! The ILEA Community is the professional and social network on for ILEA members. Whether you are looking to connect with your co-workers or find new friends and colleagues within ILEA, you can get in touch with those who share your interest in the live event industry easily on the ISES Community.

How do I join the ILEA Community?
All ILEA members are automatically members of the Community. Just log into the website and go to the Community!