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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Member Spotlight: Donna Carroll, Landmark Vineyards


Donna joined Landmark during her last semester of college in 2005 as a Tasting Room Associate, just before earning her BA in Psychology from Sonoma State University.

Upcoming Events

June 12th Educational Program

 "Develop Your Pitch & Gain More Referrals"   WHEN: Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 WHERE: Provenance Vineyards SCHEDULE:  5:00 - 5:30 PM -- Reception and Networking on the Tasting Room Patio 5:30 - 6:00 PM -- Presentation by Ethan Rotman, iSpeakEASY in the Barrel Room 6:00...

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June 20th Sip & Learn

How to Create Your Best Bio!   When: June 20th, 9:00am-10:30am Where:  Gundlach Bundschu Winery  2000 Denmark St, Sonoma, CA 95476 About our Program:  Your personal bio is your professional blueprint which should best convey your reputation, experience, and best...

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July 12th Networking Mixer

July 12th Networking Mixer-Save the date!   WHEN: Thursday, July 12th, 2018 5:30pm-7:30pm WHERE: Notre Vue Estate Winery & Vineyards...

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