Membership Benefits


Membership Benefits

  • Access to Local, National and International Industry Peers: Feel comfortable planning your events anywhere in the world!
  • Credible Networking Opportunities: Develop important business relationships with industry “movers and shakers”
  • Educational Programs: ILEA meets your need for continuing education with Bi-Monthly Educational Programs, Educational Workshops and Educational Symposiums… so you can get ahead in your career!
  • Acknowledgement and Recognition: ILEA nurtures and appreciates industry talent and guides you with enthusiasm to become an “involved” member-You’ll feel a part of “something big” and get the recognition you want and deserve!

ILEA can help you in so many ways

  • Event Planners: Membership in ILEA New Orleans Chapter gives you direct access to all those service providers you need to pull of a successful Special Event! Plus, you’ll be placing yourself in an arena of professionals who are focused on the industry and staying on top of the latest trends that affect the future of the industry.
  • Service Providers: If your company provides services to the Special Event sector of the industry, then you quite simply have to be a member of ILEA New Orleans Chapter. Our members are services providers who are distinguished by their high level of client service, commitment to industry ethics and desire to help one another be successful.

Reasons to be an ILEA Member

  • Education and Professional Development
    Improve your professional skill and expertise.
  • 38 Chapters and 5 Chapters in formation
    Establish contacts, stay attuned to trends and participate in local educational activities. Become actively involved in leading the association at the local level.


Not enough, want to learn more? Contact Director of Membership, Angela Mahaffey Watson at or 504.304.2143. 

We hope to seeing you at our next meeting