Who is ILEA Ventura-Santa Barbara?
The International Special Events Society Ventura-Santa Barbara chapter is comprised of special event industry professionals from all disciplines; event planners, venues managers, rental companies, photographers, lighting/ décor companies, entertainment and more. We host monthly events to promote professional development and cultivate relationships within the local community as well as with other ILEA chapters and organizations. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay updated on our events!
By joining ILEA, you instantly gain access to an elite pool of special events resources. Over 6,000 members around the world enjoy exclusive discounts, business opportunities, promotion, exclusive pricing for ILEA events and more. With more than 40 ILEA Chapters worldwide, you can also attend other ILEA Chapters’ events at the member rate.
- ILEA Online Membership Directory: ILEA has an online, searchable membership directory for members only! If you are traveling and need a list of ILEA members in the area, just log onto www.ileahub.com and find colleagues nearby!
- ILEA Career Center: ILEA’s online Career Center is devoted to helping special event professionals and employers find the perfect match. Visit the Career Center today!
- ILEA Member Forum: The Member Forum is a great tool to communicate with other ILEA members about hot topics, business practices, risk management and any issue affecting the Special Events industry.
- Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP): The CSEP designation is the hallmark of professional achievement in the special events industry. It is earned through education, performance, experience and service to the industry. CSEP can also make you more attractive to potential clients and employers by demonstrating your dedication to the industry and craft. It is recognized and respected worldwide. Find out how you can become a CSEP.
ISES Live is a bi-annual three day conference where you will see a variety of sessions and engage in experiences designed for creatively minded professionals within the global events industry. Presentations are delivered by leaders from a wide range of industries including design, fashion, art, music and film. This annual meeting is the time and place to think creatively, soak up knowledge, network with peers, to experience community and recognize common ties as creative thinkers. The ILEA Spirit of Excellence Awards will also be presented to recognize outstanding ILEA leaders, chapters and volunteers.