The International Live Events Association is the association for event industry professionals who are passionate about knowledge, networking and event creativity. ILEA provides a platform for the best practitioners in the creative event industry to connect and share ideas. Membership grants access to a global network of 7000 event professionals, monthly educational and networking events and a platform for professional promotion of yourself and company.


Become an ILEA ME Member and Experience the Benefits

ILEA networking and showcase events take place on a regular basis and are hosted by a different venue each time across the region. The average attendance ranges from 25-50 guests. A healthy mix of event professionals along with their guests/clients makes it a fantastic platform for targeted networking at all levels. Build on valuable personal and business relationships in a relaxed and professional yet convivial environment.



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