The Special Events Company of Raleigh, N.C., has earned a Trinity Award and was nominated for an Esprit Award based on its work with Teen Cancer America's "North Carolina Cares" fundraiser.
On May 17, members of the Seattle chapter of ILEA gathered at Block 41 in Seattle to celebrate the nominees and winners of the 2017 Emerald City Applause Awards. This year’s winners were:
Best Wedding Event: Taylor’d Events Group
Best Meeting Conference: Cort Party Rental for Microsoft Oneweek
Best Nonprofit Event: GFS Events for Taste of the Valley 2016
Best Corporate Event: Event Experience for Heroes Vs. Villains
Best Team Effort: Taylor’d Events Group
Best Creative Solution: Vangard Events for Amazon Summer Picnic
Richard Aaron, CSEP Emeritus, MFA, and member of the International Live Events AssociationI will be inducted into the Convention Industry Council Hall of Leaders at IMEX America, Oct. 18–20, in Las Vegas.
“Richard, for more than 40 years, has never once stopped offering up inspiration to every segment of our industry,” says Jodi Collen, CSEP, immediate past president, ILEA. “He is very deserving of the CIC Hall of Leaders Award, and we are proud to have him affiliated with ILEA.”
In light of current events and the changing industry, the association for special event planners changes its name.