Launched in 2008, ILEA Cleveland is always growing with new members and continuously enriching our current members, with exciting educational networking opportunities. Our events allow event-industry peers to showcase, learn and collaborate as a group consistently throughout the year. 

If you haven’t already joined us for an event, you are truly missing out on a wonderful opportunity to not only develop your skills as an event professional but also to network with your peers in the industry. Don’t miss our upcoming events, we look forward to seeing you there!       

ILEA Cleveland Response to COVID-19

updated Monday, March 16

As we are receiving continuous updates on the COVID-19 situation, and with Ohio declaring a state of emergency, we want to take a moment and pass along a statement from ILEA International to each of you.

According to emails provided from International President, Jennifer Trethewey, CSEP

"This week, we had intended to gather our members for our quarterly virtual Town Hall to outline updates on several key strategic initiatives like CSEP and ILEA Live. Given the state of our industry today and the likelihood of evolving information in the coming days, we have decided to postpone these topics until a later date." 

With this announcement we are passing along several resources and virtual meeting opportunities which can be located by clicking here.

We will be monitoring the situation closely and providing our chapter members with the most up-to-date information on our chapter events. 

  • Ohio Wow Awards have been cancelled, however, please submit to https://www.ileahub.com/EspritAwards- entries are due March 31st and the late fee is waived per ILEA HQ.
  • According to the Ohio Governor's address, we will be unable to host our March 19th event about Non-Profit events.
Finally, please know that we have an ILEA Cleveland leadership team who understands we will need to focus and transition our efforts to a recovery and rebuilding phase once this virus has passed. Our entire ILEA leadership team is committed to remaining positive and focused on creating an optimistic outlook for the future of our industry.


ILEA_HUG_ReferralLogo.jpg  Here are a few perks for our Cleveland members... 
  • Listing in Member Directory on ILEA Cleveland website
  • Free job postings on all ILEA Cleveland’s platforms
  • Member discount pricing at ILEA Cleveland events
  • Have your information displayed at all ILEA Cleveland events
  • Members-only networking events
  • Opportunity to join CSEP Exam study group (based on interest/availability)
  • Ohio WOW! Awards(April)
  • Showcase your business and sponsor an ILEA Cleveland event
 All benefits of ILEA Membership, including:
  • Annual ILEA Live conferences
  • ILEA's Esprit Awards & Spirit of Excellence Awards
  • Monthly educational webinars and Quick Tip videos from event experts
  • Receive information for the Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP)
  • ILEA Member Directory to find events professionals around the world
  • Access to ILEA Career Center
  • ILEA Discount Programs
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April 2020

When:  Apr 22, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (ET)
Where:   LGBT Center of Greater Cleveland, 6705 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, OH, 44102, US
Community:   Cleveland Chapter
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May 2020

When:  May 5, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (ET)
Where:   Market Square at Crocker Park, 239 Market St., Westlake, OH, 44145, US
Community:   Cleveland Chapter

June 2020

When:  Jun 9, 2020 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (ET)
Where:   Pinstripes, 111 Park Ave., Suite 105, Beachwood, OH, 44122, US
Community:   Cleveland Chapter
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around the world, working together to find new ways to communicate through the power of live events.



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