Search Foundation

The SEARCH Foundation was formed in 1997 to assist special event professionals faced with a life threatening illness. Since that time it has expanded to include not only illness, but also any catastrophic occurrence.


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Welcome to ILEA Minneapolis-St. Paul

International Live Events Association is the new name for the International Special Events Society. 
We represent and support more than 5,000 members globally – live event professionals who do business together, 
share knowledge, nurture talent and progress our industry. 
Join us and together we can build the value of live events.


ILEA Membership Drive Fall 2016

How do you join? Getting Your ILEA Membership Online is Easy!

1. Head to ILEA to Sign Up 
**Questions about catergories & rates - check out here 
2. Upon successfully logging in, click "My Profile" 
3. Use promo code MSP50 to have the $50 fee waived (Valid 9/21/16 - 9/30/16 only!)
4. Follow the steps to check out
5. Take advantage of ILEA MSP's Member Program Packages, special offers on the website and more!

Questions about membership? Contact for more information.

Upcoming Programs and Events

A new program year is underway. We've got a full year of programs scheduled and are finalizing details as you read this for the best education and networking around. Check back often for updates. It's going to be a good year!

Nov 17


Local leading experts join forces to discuss the strategies behind expecting the best but planning for the worst when it comes to safety
Register Now

Dec 15

Frosty Frolic

Dash through the snow to the ILEA-MSP Holiday Bash
Register Now


International Live Events Association
Minneapolis-St. Paul Chapter
P.O. Box 582233
Minneapolis, MN 55458
612.677.3790 | PH + FAX

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