ILEA-NCC Strategic Partners


Upcoming Events

Prospective Member Event

Help Us Grow!

May 08, 2018 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Emporium SF

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ILEA-NCC Educational Program

Join us for a panel discussion on the legalization of Cannabis in California and the events industry.

May 15, 2018 | 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

1544 Events

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2018 ILEA NCC Fundraising Gala

Interested in becoming a Sponsor?

If you’re interested in sponsoring the event, please fill out and email the attached form to Rachel Jacob Barnett, Elizabeth Bainbridge, and Tommie Murphy at by April 30th! Feel free to reach out with any questions!

*All submitted applications are subject to review and must be approved by the ILEA NCC Gala Chairs prior to benefits being allocated*

ILEA Brand Values:


Because of ILEA...

ILEA Promo 2017 from Ferar Media on Vimeo.

2017 ILEA-NCC Gala & Fundraiser

ILEA Gala 2017 from Weddings on Film on Vimeo.

See more photos from the Gala and Heart and Soul Award recipients here

What is ILEA?

The International Live Events Association (ILEA) is comprised of over 7,200 professionals associated among 49 chapters across 38 countries representing special event planners and producers (from festivals to trade shows), caterers, decorators, florists, destination management companies, rental companies, special effects experts, tent suppliers, audio-visual technicians, event and convention coordinators, balloon artists, educators, journalists, hotel sales managers, specialty entertainers, convention center managers, and many more professional disciplines. ILEA provides education and networking to its members to promote professionalism in the special events industry.

The 215-members of the Northern California Chapter (established in May 1991), empowers its members to increase their strategic value with education, professional development and business growth opportunities.