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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ILEA Middle East President to host ILMC Production Meeting 10

Lee Charteris has been asked to host IPM10, this March 2017

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This week's #MembershipMonday is Dan Bolton

From fire breathing and stilt walking to organising a fabulous social gathering in Rome with none other than Dita Von Teese...

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For this week’s #MembersMonday, we have been speaking to Paul Harding, the General Manager at Innova…

Paul and his team get the ball rolling on the pressing question of 'Just how many doughnuts are acceptable in...

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ILEA Welcomes New VP of Marketing - Kate Hamilton

Beginning her career as an event coordinator with British-based events consultants, Kate assisted in the running of the public entertainment...

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VP of Education and Regional Production Director at Blink Experience, John Jossifakis has become a C…

Awarded by the International Live Events Association, John has now joined an elite group of event professionals with proof of...

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ILEA Middle East Speaks Exclusively with Marco Balich

The ILEA Middle East team were lucky enough to get an exclusive interview with the man behind some of the...

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ILEA speaks to our newest member, Arabian Wedding Academy

In true ILEA fashion, we wanted to dig a little deeper into what makes our newest member, Arabian Wedding Academy...

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Intellectual property fees rise by up to 6,200% in Gulf countries

  Lawyers say small business could suffer after intellectual property fees in Gulf countries climbed by up to 6,200 percent, it...

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