• ILEA Announces Global Partners

     
    POSTED October 4, 2016
     

The International Live Events Association has announced their Global Partners for 2016–2017. They are Giants Enterprises, CORT and VisitScotland Business Events.

ILEA will assist these companies in the next year through collaborative projects and by exposing them to the global events industry. ILEA’s Global Partner Program also allows their partners to connect with the 5,000 international ILEA members.

“Giants Enterprises, CORT and VisitScotland Business Events are long-term and highly valued supporters of ILEA and the global events industry,” says Judy Brillhart international president of ILEA. “We look forward to working in partnership for the mutual benefit of our members and our organizations.”

The 2016–2017 program begins with the publication of ILEA’s first online magazine, LIVE! The magazine will spotlight ILEA’s partners and what they contribute to the events industry. LIVE! will be distributed quarterly from ILEA.

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