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In order to serve the chapter and the Board of Directors better, please click here to request a communication.



2017 March Meeting

"Complaints are Gifts"

March 28th, 2017
6:00pm - 8:00pm
BB Kings
152 2nd Avenue North, Nashville

Complaints are Gifts – Complaint Management & Handling
Learning objectives: Utilizing the data contained in complaints to improve and build loyalty. 

DATE:        Tuesday, March 28th
TIME:         6:00 - 8:00 P.M.
PLACE:     BB Kings
PARKING: On your own (Commerce St. garage is closest)

Please RSVP and pre-register HERE



It is time to begin the election process to choose those leaders who will guide and direct the ILEA Nashville  for the next 12 months, beginning on July 1, 2017.  In accordance with our Bylaws and election guidelines, the Nominating Committee sends this “Call for Nominations” and Application to you to encourage you to nominate for consideration any individual who you feel would be an asset to Nashville in a leadership position.

Please review the nomination election guidelines.  We urge you to respond on the form that follows.  The deadline for nominations is March 31, 2017.  Please take advantage of this opportunity to give input to the Nominating Committee. 

Please return the Call for Nominations form to our Immediate Past-President Jim Hagy (

Nomination Form                 Board Roles               Call For Nominations



The ILEA Story

Learn more about what makes ILEA special.  See how we can take you and your business to the next level.

"ILEA gives you that opportunity to educate each other..."
Steven - Boston, MA
"ILEA gives the industry and myself credability."
Heather - San Jose, CA
"My failure becomes someone else's learning opportunity."
Ken - Calgary, AB


Announcing a new name!

It's an exciting time to be part of the live events industry. With the evolution of our growing industry and the changing landscape of the world, we are excited to officially announce our new name and brand. Please watch the brief video below that launches our new name and explains the process.

Over the next few months you will see us transition to the new brand. This applies to our website, emails and monthly meetings. 

Thanks for being a part of the most exciting industry in the world!


Upcoming Events

Letter from International President
Jodi Collen

What's in a Name?

Dear International Special Events Society Members:

We stand together as a professional community to express our dismay, anger and sadness over the recent terrorist attacks in Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, and France.  In each instance, the lives of innocent people have been taken or changed forever.  READ MORE...


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CSEP Information
Isn't it time to prove your knowledge within the Events Industry? The Certified Special Events Professional Designation (CSEP) is the next step in your career that shows the value of the products and services you provide.