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Industry Type : Events
From: 16-08-18 at 08:00 AM
To: 18-08-18 at 01:00 PM
Organizer : ILEA
No of Attendees : 250 to 500

ILEA Live is a platform for educational, collaborative, and business building experiences. It is designed for creative event professionals. The goal of the conference is for attendees to strengthen their creative output, sharpen their business strategies and find inspiration along the event horizon.

ILEA Live will be held 16 – 18 August 2018 in Denver, Colorado, USA.

Deadline to contribute: 22 January 2018

Primary Target Audience: Owners/"Lifers"
Demographics:
- 5-15 years in industry
- 5-15 employees
- $500k+ gross revenue

Responsibilities: Running a single company and experience in multiple event disciplines
Values: Variety and ability to be creative

Secondary Target Audience: Corporate
Demographics:
- 10+ years in industry
- 5-15+ employees
- $1million+ gross revenues

Responsibilities: Running a single company and experience in multiple event disciplines
Values: Constant evolution of ideas for new services/products


Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Court Place, Denver, CO, United States
Sheraton Denver Downtown
1550 Court Place
Denver, CO 80202
United States

Keynote Topic

Chris Meyers from George P Johnson...one of the biggest event companies...what are they looking at??What do they see as the future of events?

Keynote speaker from Teenage Engineering. They merge consumer electronics with music projects. Tie into our industry, they’re working with IKEA to create a line of event products to release for sale in 2019. A workshop or performance and speaker would be amazing! International company (Sweden & NYC)

Brand YOU: Embrace yourself + sell yourself = More genuine sales, better customers & happier clients.People buy from people and businesses they feel comfortable with. Embracing your strengths, weaknesses, quirks and idiosyncrasies helps to attract the right clients.

Venues are always under-represented

Keynote Speaker

Aubri Nowowiejski
Aubri Nowowiejski (No-Whiskey) aspires to inspire. She is the proud Founder & Board Director for the Student Event Planners Association, an Executive Producer at Coterie Spark, and an international speaker. Aubri was featured in Special Events Magazine as one of “25 Young Event Pros to Watch.”

Kevin Molesworth, CSEP
Dr. Michael Burry, the gentleman that predicted the crisis of 2007-2009, and was the first person to identify the issues in the housing market, says we are about to repeat history. I\'ve been studying this topic for nearly two years and it\'s time that we discussed it and the impact it will have on our industry. How many event professionals could honesty say that they could survive another crisis like the one we saw ten years ago?

Lilli Black
I started Bella Calla in 2010 and started my path in the wedding business. We went from 16 weddings our first year to 125 our second season. We pretty much rocked it and grew in size, as well as scope since then. Life has changed for me a bit in the last few months - I have sold the floral business and finally moved into planning full time. I have had Sweetly Paired (wedding planning) for about 5 years, and we\'ve planned many events in the mountains of Colorado. We specialize in Colorado\'s ... (Read all)

Aubri Nowowiejski
Aubri Nowowiejski (No-Whiskey) aspires to inspire. She is the proud Founder & Board Director for the Student Event Planners Association, an Executive Producer at Coterie Spark, and an international speaker. Aubri was featured in Special Events Magazine as one of “25 Young Event Pros to Watch.”

Panel Topic

Ethical Dilemmas in Human Resources

CHanging Landscape of the event industry: discussion with luminaries who have been in teh field for 20+ years

\'There\'s an App for That\' How long before buyers use an app to create an event. How will that impact your business model? What is the impact on event planners?

The Creativity Hot Seat, (Richard Foulkes/Kevin White/Nigel Collin) Three creative thinkers & strategists take questions about thinking creatively to drive better business outcomes. An Inspirational fun & interactive session from three industry giants from three Continents(a panel/workshop)

Panel Speaker

Lilli Black
I started Bella Calla in 2010 and started my path in the wedding business. We went from 16 weddings our first year to 125 our second season. We pretty much rocked it and grew in size, as well as scope since then. Life has changed for me a bit in the last few months - I have sold the floral business and finally moved into planning full time. I have had Sweetly Paired (wedding planning) for about 5 years, and we\\'ve planned many events in the mountains of Colorado. We specialize in Colorado\\'s ... (Read all)

Lilli Black
I started Bella Calla in 2010 and started my path in the wedding business. We went from 16 weddings our first year to 125 our second season. We pretty much rocked it and grew in size, as well as scope since then. Life has changed for me a bit in the last few months - I have sold the floral business and finally moved into planning full time. I have had Sweetly Paired (wedding planning) for about 5 years, and we\\\\'ve planned many events in the mountains of Colorado. We specialize in Colorado... (Read all)

Carina Hessmer
"A born novelty seeker, Carina has always had a taste for the unique. Her refusal to settle for the ordinary and mundane has her consistently conceptualizing means by which to elevate any experience or project to its next level. As Director of Experience Design at one of the city\\'s top entertainment booking agencies, her current work is focused on developing and designing unique event experiences for clients such as Google, AAA, Apple, Genentech, VISA, Microsoft and CISCO.

Her ... (Read all)

Lilli Black
I started Bella Calla in 2010 and started my path in the wedding business. We went from 16 weddings our first year to 125 our second season. We pretty much rocked it and grew in size, as well as scope since then. Life has changed for me a bit in the last few months - I have sold the floral business and finally moved into planning full time. I have had Sweetly Paired (wedding planning) for about 5 years, and we\\\'ve planned many events in the mountains of Colorado. We specialize in Colorado\\\'s... (Read all)

Workshop Topic

Fresh tech for your event. A combination of live presentations from start up companies, videos and slides to demonstrate the latest event technology for events.

Interactive Behind the Scenes - How to Call a Show

Risk Management for High Profile Events

Event Experience Journey Mapping

Workshop Instructor

Carina Hessmer
"A born novelty seeker, Carina has always had a taste for the unique. Her refusal to settle for the ordinary and mundane has her consistently conceptualizing means by which to elevate any experience or project to its next level. As Director of Experience Design at one of the city\'s top entertainment booking agencies, her current work is focused on developing and designing unique event experiences for clients such as Google, AAA, Apple, Genentech, VISA, Microsoft and CISCO.

Her ... (Read all)

Inspiration Sessions: Stretch your mind and expand how you look at things. Things like tech. Like innovation. Like disruptive forces. The goal is to help you work towards the future to remain a few st

Thought Talks: You don’t need filler. You just need conversation. Shorter presentations are paired with time for audience engagement so that the focus is on the important stuff.

Sources of inspiration - what inspires creativity and how do you find sources of inspiration? A session dedicated to learning how to find inspiration through hands on activities. The session is based

The C-Level Suite: This new track is for business owners with 10 years of ownership behind them. Kept strictly confidential, the power of this session is the open exchange between participants. The se

Nigel Collin and I (Richard Foulkes) are keen to facilitate this session jointly, we feel a joint approach provides benefits to the participants and provides balance and consistency following from previous events. We would also like to propose an M Level suite for those who are mid management level

Managing a creative environment. What resources and management techniques are required to cretae an environment for continual innovation. The session is based on academic research carried out over the