Who is ILEA?


The International Live Events Association (ILEA), Napa-Sonoma Chapter is a community of people rich in spirit, creativity and connections. As a community, we care about each other and are interested in seeing our members businesses flourish. We are comprised of over 7,200 professionals associated among 49 chapters across 38 countries representing any business servicing the event industry.

For over 25 years ILEA has been a valued, respected and trusted partner in the event industry.

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We are Dedicated and Educated to Deliver Creative Excellence and Professionalism in the Special Events industry. In today’s demanding world, pleasing our clients companies has become more and more challenging. ILEA brings you the resources and benefits to your fingertips.

ILEA is the principal association representing the creative events professional globally. Expand your business by becoming a member.

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Sponsor Spotlight: Fancy Flush

The concept behind Fancy Flush was to design a luxury flushing restroom rental agency to serve exclusively weddings and events; not construction or industrial customers which is the main focus amongst the portable toilet industry.

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Member Spotlight: Sarah Drake, Cole Drake Events


How did you get into the industry and current position?

It was a gradual progression of working in hotel event management, Wineries & fine dining. Apparently that is the trifecta for experience in wedding planning…

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Upcoming Events

October 10th Educational Program: G4 Estate

"Overcoming Obstacles in Uncharted Waters"     Please join us for our upcoming educational program!   WHEN: Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 11:00am-12:00pm: Reception + Networking 12:00pm-1:00pm: Presentation by Napa Valley Linens 1:00pm-2:30pm: Lunch  ...

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October 18th Sip & Learn

ILEA Napa-Sonoma October Sip & Learn  Join us for a deep dive into you and your business with an opportunity to share and collaborate with other ILEA members while gaining valuable knowledge from key business professionals. Members Only. Agenda: TBD WHEN :...

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November 9th Networking Mixer: Zialena Winery

November 9th Networking Mixer- Zialena Winery     Please join us for our upcoming Networking Mixer. It’s a great opportunity to mix with your fellow industry professionals. No educational session— just relax and enjoy the evening! WHEN: Thursday, November...

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