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Senior Class Mixer Event Recap

The fabulous Cambridge Room at The House of Blues was the perfect place for ILEA Cleveland #eventprofs to unwind and connect after a hectic holiday season! Fun, food and friends are what our annual January event are all about. We all know that special events is one of the hardest working, highest-stress industries, and we need each [...]

By | 2016-11-14T15:27:24+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Event Recap|0 Comments

Membership Drive Event Recap

The annual ISES Cleveland Membership Drive is the awesome event you'd expect from event professionals throwing themselves a party -- it's a rare chance for our membership to cut loose during the super-busy holiday period and get ready for the exciting year ahead! For anyone ready to be counted with the region's top event professionals, the Membership Drive is [...]

By | 2016-10-27T11:41:59+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

The Big Wedding Event Recap

ISES is the  group for the creative events professional, and nothing tied that sentiment together than speaker and celebrity wedding planner Sasha Souza's quote, "Be yourself -- everyone else is taken." The annual Big Wedding Event of ISES Cleveland is always a fantastic celebration of wedding trends, colors and ideas, and this year was no different! [...]

By | 2016-10-27T11:41:59+00:00 November 30th, 2015|Event Recap|0 Comments

Black Cat Bash Event Recap

We all know event professionals work hard, so when we need to relax, we go all in there, too! ISES Cleveland's Black Cat Bash (Oct. 13, 2015) was a fantastic way for our event professionals to stop back from our crazy October and catch up over drinks and tacos, all in the hauntingly beautiful Red [...]

By | 2016-10-27T11:41:59+00:00 October 19th, 2015|Event Recap|0 Comments

Design Redefined Event Recap

We're very proud that ISES can offer its members something few networking organizations can: the "I" for "International". For 2015-2016, ISES Cleveland is bringing in a number of event speakers who speak to the international reach of ISES! Event professionals were in for a treat on Aug. 11, 2015, as Aaron Kaufman, CSEP, past-president of [...]

By | 2016-10-27T11:41:59+00:00 August 26th, 2015|Event Recap|0 Comments

Bar Crawl 2015 Event Recap

  Cleveland eventprofs were All In for this year's bar crawl, ISES Cleveland's most popular event of the year! Always on the lookout to tour Cleveland's hottest spots for the annual bar crawl, Ohio City was chosen for this year's gathering. The home of multiple bars and breweries, this year we toured Great Lakes Brewing [...]

By | 2016-10-27T11:41:59+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Event Recap|0 Comments

ISES Gives Back Event Recap

ISES Cleveland prides itself on being an organization that represents the events industry for the city of Cleveland, and many of our members contribute regularly to nonprofit and community causes. So this May, we gave our event professionals a chance to come together an serve a great Cleveland cause, together! At Stearns Homestead Farm, ISES [...]

By | 2016-10-27T11:42:00+00:00 May 15th, 2015|Event Recap|0 Comments

Ashley Martin, Events Manager, Destination Cleveland: Member Spotlight Series

Convention Services & Events Manager Ashley Martin and Destination Cleveland have the awesome task of promoting all things Cleveland, and we caught up with Ashley to learn more about what ISES Cleveland brings to the table for her and her organization! WHAT LEAD YOU TO SIGN UP WITH ISES? I heard so many great things [...]

By | 2016-10-27T11:42:00+00:00 April 20th, 2015|Member Spotlight|0 Comments

Gutter Balls and Games Event Recap

Bowling, dancing, Pac Manning and winning for a great cause was the name of the game at the Corner Alley (Uptown) for ISES Cleveland! The new Corner Alley proved to be a great place to party. The lights, sounds, multiple alleys, tons of TVs, and arcade and pinball machine make for a fantastic environment as it [...]

By | 2016-10-27T11:42:00+00:00 April 18th, 2015|Event Recap|0 Comments

#Catering is Trending Event Recap

Q: What's the recipe for a fantastic ISES Cleveland educational event? A: Take 1 part enthusiastic members, add tasty catering tips, bake for an hour, and enjoy! #Catering was Trending, bigtime, for all ISES Cleveland members in March 2015! It was packed! Lago Custom Events (Riviera Ballroom) at the Aloft Hotel served as [...]

By | 2016-10-27T11:42:00+00:00 March 26th, 2015|Event Recap|0 Comments