Event Snapshots: ILEA Art of the Party

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Art of the Party

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     

    1. Cat Villegas with Peter Corvallis Productions. 

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Art of the Party

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     

    2. Shawn Whittemore, Event Team Entertainment and Eric Kingstad, The Event Guys. 

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Art of the Party

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     

    3. Christina Safford with Designs by Muse. 

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Art of the Party

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     

    4. Mary Clare Adame and Kayley Oka, both with VT Group. 

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Art of the Party

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     

    5. Cassy Bright, Ashwood Avenue; Whitney Perry, La Tavola Fine Linen Rental; Kelly La Plante, See Level Design Co.; Jessica Haag, Whitney Werts Events.

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Art of the Party

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     

    6. Time out from the competition for drinks, bites and conversation.

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Art of the Party

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     

    7. Whitney Perry, La Tavola Fine Linen Rental; Steve Brown, Spin Events & Catering; Maria Corvallis, Peter Corvallis Productions; Kevin Molesworth, Brass Tacks Events; Maya Calavan, My Bartender. 

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Art of the Party

     
    FROM THE Fall 2016 ISSUE
     

    8. Annessa Hartman with VT Group. 

The Portland Chapter of International Live Events Association (ILEA) held its ever-popular Art of the Party tabletop competition at Vibrant Table Catering & Events on May 24. The fierce but friendly competition didn’t disappoint, showcasing designs ranging from grand elegance to colorful whimsy. 

These tours have all the right ingredients for a fulfilling—and filling—post-meeting activity.

 

Melissa Jurcan, president of ILEA Seattle, penned a moving tribute to the hospitality industry for the Emerald City Applause Awards. Here is an abridged version.