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.


Renewing Your ILEA Membership Online is Easy!

1. Log into the ILEA website with your information below.

2. Upon successfully logging in, click "My Profile"

3. Select "Renew Membership Now" (You can also print your invoice directly from the website if you choose to pay by check)

4. Follow the steps to check out

5. That's it! A receipt will be emailed to you from ILEA Headquarters.

Questions about membership? Contact for more information.



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Upcoming Programs and Events

It's hard to believe that we've completed a year of fantastic programming, but we have. Bear with us while we get the 2016-2017 programs schedule finalized. Check back often for updates. It's going to be a good one!

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

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