By joining the Charlotte NC Chapter of ILEA, you gain access to an ever-expanding educational and networking resource to answer your questions. Here are some of the benefits you will receive:

  • An opportunity to become a Certified Special Event Professional (CSEP Designation)
  • Networking with special events professionals from around the world
  • A copy of and a listing in the ILEA Worldwide Resource Directory
  • Registration discounts for ILEA events
  • An affiliation with the Charlotte Chapter, which offers education and an environment for exchanging ideas
  • The opportunity to earn international recognition by entering your events to win an ILEA Esprit Award
  • International recognition as an industry professional
  • Complimentary subscription to Special Events magazine with special Event World insert
  • Opportunity to attend ILEA’ annual education conference, ILEA Live, A Conference for Professional Development
  • Discounts for Kinko’s, DHL/Airborne Express Shipping, Pier 1 Imports, Staples, Alamo Car Rentals and Shaker Group, Inc. Trade Show Shipping
  • The chance to make a difference in your industry

If you are an event professional, you should join ILEA. Membership in ILEA must be made by application. If you would like additional information about ILEA membership, please contact the Greater Charlotte Chapter VP of Membership or contact ILEA International Headquarters at