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: Encore Events Rentals

Encore Events Rentals is a well-respected, locally-family owned and operated,
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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

November 28th: With Love from SF

Party for a purpose on a day designed to celebrate giving! On #GivingTuesday in collaboration with CHEFSGIVING -- spend an evening at Terra Gallery sipping & noshing with some of SF’s favorite restaurants & bars while shopping area businesses directly impacted...

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December 12th Educational Program: Calistoga Ranch

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

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