The International Live Events Association (ILEA) is a global community of thousands of creative event professionals whose skills, expertise and experience power some of the most influential live events around the world. ILEA is a community centered around celebrating all aspects of live event production and management. This enables our members to deliver the very best work to their clients through collaboration, thought-leadership and idea sharing. ILEA members include event planners/producers, caterers, meeting planners, decorators, audio-visual technicians, convention coordinators, entertainers, educators, journalists, photographers, hotel sales managers and more. 

The Nashville chapter of ILEA began in 2012 and currently boasts more than 60 members! 

Are you a creative event professional looking to connect with like-minded peers and make a difference in the industry? Begin your journey today!




Join ILEA Nashville on Tuesday, October 22nd from 6 - 8 pm at meet + greet to delve into Mastering the Moments to Rise and Thrive! The live events industry is crazy busy and our speaker, Shawn Ellis, will help show us how to thrive in the face of adversity, uncertainty, and change. This event is limited to 50 people so get your ticket early! Street parking available.

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$35 Members until 10/18 | $45 Late Fee After 10/18
$45 Non-Members until 10/18 | $65 Late Fee After 10/18
$15 Students





November's happy hour is at the new Moxy Nashville Downtown on Thursday, November 14th and we are SO excited to check out this new hotel! Join us at 4:30 pm for committee meetings and then the fun begins at 5:30 pm! And remember - happy hours are FREE and open to anyone! 




Join Nashville NACEILEA Nashville, and MPI Tennessee Chapter on Tuesday, November 26th from 8:30 am - 11:30 am at Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. Together, we will sort food at the facility until 11:30 am followed by lunch at The Hermitage Hotel.

Tickets are $25 and include the giveback activity and lunch. If you do not plan on attending the lunch portion, your proceeds will go directly towards Second Harvest.

This event is limited to 100 people!

A virtual food drive will also occur at the same time where we will see which of the three organizations can raise the most money for Second Harvest! Please click here to access the food drive and select the organization you wish to support for this friendly competition!

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Have you seen our 2019 Box Truck Battle Video? Click here to watch!

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October 2019

When:  Oct 22, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CT)
Where:   meet + greet, 1910 21st Aveenue South, Nashville, TN, 37212, US
Community:   Nashville Chapter
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November 2019

When:  Nov 14, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (CT)
Where:   Moxy Nashville Downtown, 110 3rd Avenue South, Nashville, TN, 37201, US
Community:   Nashville Chapter
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When:  Nov 26, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM (CT)
Where:   Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, 331 Great Circle Road, Nashville, TN, 37228, US
Community:   Nashville Chapter
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