2018 ILEA Minnesota Star Awards Committee

Call for Volunteers

An Undercover Affair is a complicated mission, requiring the skills of numerous dedicated operatives. Your time and talents are needed, and we think you'll find the assignment worthwhile. From location reconnaissance and preparation to crowd control, we need your expertise.

Complete a mission of 8 hours or more and you will be rewarded with complimentary admission to the awards show and after party. If you have questions about volunteering, please contact your case officer Lataya Williams. Register to receive your full mission and acquire your targets here...

Our Sincere Thanks to the Star Awards Volunteer Planning Committee!

These Awesome event Professionals Have given of their time and expertise to create a night you won't forget!

The ILEA Minnesota Star Awards began in 2004 as a way to provide event professionals in Minnesota with an opportunity to gain recognition for the events they create, plan, manage, and execute each year. This year’s event features a Nominee VIP Reception, Pre-Awards Party, Awards Ceremony and After Party, that each showcase industry trends and innovative event production. This event would not happen without the tireless efforts of the following event professionals.

DIRECTOR

Lisa Marie Borchert, CSEP, Thrivent Financialstarawards@ilea-msp.org

AWARDS & ENTRIES

Chair – Carolyn Van Dorn

Ambassador – Jodi Collen, CSEP, Augsburg University

Ryan Hanson, BeEvents

Seth Lienard, Augsburg University

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Chair – Kimberly Fisher, Mystic Lake Casino Hotel

Laura Preston, Fulton Brewing

Cindy Walker, Mintahoe Catering

Mandy German, Lunds & Byerlys

DESIGN & DÉCOR

Chair – Carly Van VeldhuizenGirl Friday

Amy McMonigal, D’Amico Catering

Shereé Bochenek, Après Event Décor & Tent Rental

Lindsey Lozama, Simple Elegance

ENTERTAINMENT

Chair – Alissa Bemis, BeEvents

Sarah Ober, Children’s Cancer Research Fund

Kallie Sersch, Cushman & Wakefield

AV/PRODUCTION

Chair – Dale KivimakiFreestyle Productions

Script – Joe Szurszewski, Joe Szurszewski Photography

MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

Chair – Christie Altendorf, D’Amico Catering

Sarah Johnson, Machine Shop

Josh Reitan, AV for You

Hayley Matthews-Jones, CSEP, Minneapolis Craft Market

 VOLUNTEERS (SET-UP, STRIKE & AT EVENT)

Chair – Lataya Williams, D’Amico Catering

SPONSORSHIP

Chair – Jessica Barrett, Machine Shop 

BUDGET

Chair – Gretchen Culver, Rocket Science Events 

ADMINISTRATION

Chair – Jenna Anderson, Chowgirls Killer Catering

 

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