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Event Technology: Will This Define Success in 2016? — Losberger

This week we’re sharing an interesting infographic from Raine Parker as published in Losberger on the topic of Event Technology.  From Raine, Will the success of events in 2016 depend on technology? Event professionals, businesses and individuals across the globe are adopting new technologies to plan and create events that astound attendees, improve engagement and […]

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10 Things I’ve Learned in 10 Years Owning This Business

Forte Events (represented by our member Tami Forero) is celebrating 10 years in business this year and Tami wrote an exceptional article for The Special Event Blog that we found both inspiring and insightful.  Enjoy the read–we’re sure you’ll find some tips for taking your career the distance. In celebration of this momentous occasion, I […]

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MIC Conference & Tradeshow 2016

The 16th annual MIC Conference and Tradeshow is coming on March 17th to the Colorado Convention Center for another year of top-notch education, great collaboration & unprecedented networking. In case not familiar with the Meeting Industry Council of Colorado (MIC), here is a brief background:  it encompasses 13 Meeting Planner Organizations (see full list @ […]

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Millennials, Schmennials!

The event industry needs to stop kowtowing to this one demographic, says event expert Tami Forero of Forte Events.  While attending The Special Event conference two weeks ago, I heard several smart, successful business owners ask their peers for advice. One topic came up repeatedly: These entrepreneurs wanted to know how to keep their companies’ […]

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SEARCH Foundation Spotlight

Popular speaker, Michael Cerbelli visited Denver this week, just days before his wedding celebration, to present “Michael Cerbelli’s: The Hot List: 2015(TM)” to an enthusiastic audience of special event professionals at our October ILEA event.  Michael spoke to the value of our association in the events industry but his intro also made mention of another […]

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Bonfire Bash Recap

I may be biased but I think the Denver ILEA chapter is the best! I’ve been a member of other chapters, I speak to a lot of chapters nationwide and I’ve been a member in Denver for nine years. This qualifies me to express my opinion again…ILEA Denver is the best! Our last meeting at […]

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Mountain Connections, ILEA Denver’s Newest Reach

An update from guest blogger & board member Lauren Karpiel on ILEA Denver’s newest reach:The Mountain Connections addition to the ILEA Denver Chapter kicked-off with a great turnout at the Four Seasons Vail on Wednesday, June 24th.  The event kicked off the grand opening of The Remedy Bar at the Four Seasons and showcased Private […]

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