About ILEA Cleveland 2017-04-15T13:54:27+00:00

ILEA Cleveland already has more than 100 members on board! Since the chapter launched early in 2008, our events have allowed our members to learn more about how to market their business in the 21st century, how to explore green and organic options for more sustainable events, how to accommodate different ethnic and cultural traditions into their events, what trends to watch for in the future, and so much more!

If you haven’t already joined us for an event, you are truly missing out on a wonderful opportunity to not only develop your skills as an event professional but also to network with your peers in the industry. Don’t miss our upcoming events. Please visit our calendar page to view and register for all events. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Upcoming Events

ILEA Gives Back: Dec Your Room

May 9 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

ILEA Cleveland News

2017 ILEA Wow Awards Entry Submissions

CALL FOR ENTRIES Now accepting entry submissions for the 2017 ILEA Ohio WOW Awards Entry Deadline is Monday, March 13th at 11:59pm (Midnight). SUBMIT NOW 2017 [...]

2016 Membership Drive Recap

Tuesday, December 13th, 6:30 to 9:30 The ILEA Cleveland Membership Drive kicked off at Metropolitan at the 9, in the Rotunda above Heinen’s on Tuesday, December 13th at 6:30pm.   Well over 100 attendees [...]

2016 Membership Drive

Learn more about the ILEA Cleveland Membership Drive

2016 Wedding Event Recap

ILEA 2016 WEDDING EVENT The wedding event was hosted at the new Hilton Downtown, and attended by over 100 guests. Bite sized appetizers passed by servers greeted guests as they entered, and the [...]

The ILEA Certified Special Events Professional Program


Established in 1993, the Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) ® designation recognizes event professionals who have successfully demonstrated the knowledge, skills and ability essential to plan and execute all components of a special event. The special events industry has experienced phenomenal growth, is more challenging than ever and requires an increasing level of professionalism. The CSEP designation sets professionals apart from the competition and indicates expertise in the preparation and execution of successful special events.

Contact us for more information on the process.

To learn more about the ILEA CSEP Program, click the logo, below.


Letters from the President

From the President – September 2015

September 8th, 2015|0 Comments

Letter from the President – Nick Borelli

June 27th, 2015|0 Comments

I’m honored to serve on this award-winning board of directors! I feel lucky to have inherited a team of seasoned event professionals who have been recognized within our association as being some of the best of the best internationally. My number one goal this year is to bring the worlds best speakers to Cleveland so our members can benefit from the very best educational opportunities. [...]

Thank you for your support!

June 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

What a great experience it has been in the role of Chapter President. Our board has worked hard to create great opportunities for YOU the members. Showcasing new and hot venues, fresh ideas, long-lasting relationships and of course the love of our city! I look forward to the next 12 months as we welcome incoming president, Nick Borelli.  I know he we do great things [...]

Letter from the President

April 28th, 2015|0 Comments

To ILEA Cleveland Members: As I am wrapping up my last few months as President, I would like to thank you, the members, for getting involved, volunteering, attending events and spreading the great work of ILEA. Our chapter will be giving out a President’s Award to an individual that has been extremely supportive in the chapter in more ways than one. The recipient of this award [...]

Help Wanted

Rock The House is Hiring: Client Coordinator

February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Client Coordinator 


Founded in 1999, Rock The House is a full-service production and entertainment company that produces
more than 1,800 corporate, non-profit, social, and educational […]

Check here for Job Openings

May 7th, 2015|0 Comments

If you’re a member looking for help, please send all job postings to ileacleveland@gmail.com.