Education at ILEA Conference to Offer Actionable Takeaways

  • Education at ILEA Conference to Offer Actionable Takeaways

    POSTED July 18, 2018

From August 16-18 Denver, Colorado will be filled with creative, event-centered minds from all over the world. The International Live Events Association (ILEA)'s 2018 conference, ILEA Live, is offering live events professionals and event business owners an exclusive opportunity to focus on business strategies, creative output, inspiration and trends.

ILEA’s annual conference offers interactive education sessions and workshops in a variety of styles, including peer-to-peer learning, hands-on opportunities and multiple interactions. Attendees can pick and choose their desired sessions, giving them a customized experience for the professional growth, and they don’t just leave with head knowledge. Through ILEA’s education program, attendees can earn education credits as well as walk away with practical strategies and ideas for to implement for their business. This year, ILEA Live is offering in-depth workshops on certain topics including storytelling, spaces, and small business solutions. Featured keynotes will include:

  • William Espey, the branding visionary for Chipotle Mexican Grill, who will the creation of a brand experience and discuss how transcendental motivation can create consumer engagement beyond a single transaction.
  • Rodrigo Espinosa, Vice President, Head of Latin America + Growth & Development, North America, George P. Johnson Experience Marketing, who will discuss the customer experience across different sectors of the economy and methods for embracing adaptation in the rapidly changing live events business.
  • Brent Mather, the award-winning Design Principal for Gensler Architecture, who will discuss how to craft innovative solutions that are functional and differentiate talent in the marketplace.

This educational, collaborative experience will be an opportunity for creative event planners/producers, event business owners and live event suppliers learn about everything they need to produce a memorable event, from technology to member growth to vendor relations to creative collaboration.

“As a business owner in the events industry, I’m excited about the dedicated time ILEA Live provides to meet hundreds of live event professionals to build industry relationships, get inspired, and take new strategies back to my business to implement immediately,” says Ingrid Nagy, CSEP, ILEA president.
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