The International Live Events Association (ILEA) announces that it is now accepting nominations for the 2018 ILEA Esprit Awards. The ILEA Esprit Awards program is a globally recognized awards competition that highlights the exceptional professional achievements of individuals and organizations from across the ILEA membership base, representing all facets of live events.
The deadline for Nominations is April 18 and the award recipients will be announced and recognized by their peers at the annual ILEA Esprit Awards Gala during ILEA Live 2018 in Denver, Colorado, Aug. 16-18. Live events professionals can submit their nominations in the following categories:
Best Catered Event
Best Culinary Innovation
Best Corporate Event Categories
Best Entertainment Production Categories
Best Event Design/Décor Categories
Best Event Film Making
Best Events for Non-profit Organizations Categories
Best Event Logistics and Support Services
Best Event Photography
Best Event Solution
Best Event with a Legacy
Best Industry Contribution
Best Industry Innovation
Best Print Marketing/Design Collateral
Best Meeting/Conference Program Over $250,000 USD
Best Public Event
Best Social Event Categories
Best Technical Production
Best Wedding Categories
Best ILEA Event Volunteer Collaboration
Best ILEA Team Effort Categories
The ILEA Esprit Awards program is a globally recognized awards competition that honors how exceptional creative event professionals improve and extend their achievements and drive continued innovation in the industry with ILEA’s Esprit Awards. For more than 20 years, the ILEA Esprit Awards program has been one of the most dynamic multi-disciplinary events industry awards programs, attracting an exceptional range, depth and quality of entries.
“As a previous Esprit Award recipient, it has strengthened my personal brand while also earning company and client acknowledgement,” said ILEA President Ingrid Nagy, CSEP. “The opportunity to see your fellow live event professionals showcase their creative work and drive continued innovation is an unforgettable experience.”
This year’s competition is open to any ILEA member in good standing, for events that occurred between Jan. 1, 2017 and Dec.31, 2017. ILEA is still accepting new members who can qualify to submit for the 2018 ILEA Esprit Awards.
The International Live Events Association (ILEA) is a global community of thousands of creative event professionals whose skills, expertise and experience power some of the most recognized and respected live events around the world. For creative events professionals who seek deeper connections with like-minded individuals, ILEA provides the education and collaborative networking opportunities that achieve creative experiences. For more info, visit www.ileahub.com.