ILEA-NCC Strategic Partners


Upcoming Events

December 19, 2018 Members Only Give Back Event - Raphael House

Members Only - Give Back Event at Raphael House. Part of a change this year for ILEA NCC is the way our chapter gives back and partners with a local organization that is making an active change in the plight of homelessness in the San Francisco Bay Area.

December 19, 2018 | 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Raphael House

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January 15, 2019 New Years Mixer

Ring in the New Year!

January 15, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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2019 Gala Chair & Vice Chair Opportunity

Are you a Gala Fundraiser guru or Event Production whiz?  Maybe you're looking to develop your leadership and event planning skills?

Take a Look at Last Year's Gala Recap!

Join the ILEA-NCC leadership team as our Gala Chair or Gala Vice Chair for the July 2019 Annual Fundraising Gala. To learn more, click on the links below to download the nitty gritty for each opportunity:

Deadline to apply: Friday, December 21st

Questions? And to submit your idea to Rachel Jacob Barnett, VP of Education and Programs at

Please note: The ILEA-NCC 2019 Gala Chair and Vice Chair are volunteer positions only.


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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.