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International Special Events Society

When you join ILEA, you instantly gain access to an elite pool of like-minded creative event resources; exclusive discounts, business opportunities and tailored educational information – all you need to craft events that are impactful, exceed expectations and inspire.

As an ILEA member you get:

  • Listing on our website and access to all our valuable information and resources
  • Unlimited use of our online, downloadable and searchable membership directory
  • Professional development and education
  • Access to ILEA Live
  • Exclusive networking opportunities through your local Chapter and globally
  • Eligibility for the ILEA Esprit Awards
  • Accreditation as a Certified Special Events Professional – earned via education, performance, experience and service to the industry
  • Special member discounts and access to affinity programs
  • Member Only Sip and Learns


Which Membership Type is Best for YOU?

Corporate Primary Membership
Apply for this membership type if you are maintaining the membership for your company. Any additional members from your company then become eligible for the discounted Corporate Additional membership rate.

Corporate Additional Membership
If your company already has a current Corporate Primary ILEA membership, you can add to the company membership at a discounted rate.

Individual Membership
This is a personal membership. Your company name and information will be listed, however, the membership is not transferable to other employees within the company. Recommended for those submitting the membership payment from a personal account or for a single proprietor.

Student Membership
Student members are required to provide proof as a full or part-time student with an unofficial transcript or signed Statement by Program Coordinator/Instructor. This membership type is limited to two years.

Nonprofit Membership
Nonprofit applicants must provide proof of nonprofit status in order to receive the discounted dues rate. All member benefits remain the same.

 Annual Membership Fees

If you join between May 1, 2018  November 30, 2018, membership valid through June 30, 2019*.

 Corporate Primary  $499
($449 + $50.00 one-time application fee)
 Corporate Additional  $399
($349 + $50.00 one-time application fee)
 Member  $499
($449 + $50.00 one-time application fee)
 Non-Profit  $399
($349 + $50.00 one-time application fee)
 Student $50
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