2017-2018 Annual Sponsors

Annual Chapter Awards & CSEP Discussion Panel

July 25, 2017
5:30 PM CDT to 9:00 PM CDT
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Gas Monkey Live
10110 Technology Blvd E
Dallas, TX 75220

Join us for a fun night of Boots & BBQ as we learn from an informative CSEP Discussion Panel
and honor those with the ILEA Dallas Annual Chapter Awards!

And the nominees are...

 2016-17 ILEA Dallas Spirit Award Nominees

Tori Gilbert
Matthew Parker
Rebecca White

2016-17 ILEA Dallas Pinnacle Award Nominees 

Connie Adams
Bobby Bradley
Jayna Monroe
Travis-Lee Moore
Catherine New
India Rhodes

2016-17 ILEA Dallas Facility of the Year Nominees

The Marq Southlake
The Perot Museum of Nature & Science
Dallas Arboretum
Fashion Industry Gallery (F.I.G)
Verona Villa
Hickory Street Annex

2016-17 ILEA Dallas Caterer of the Year Nominees

G. Texas
Wolfgang Puck
Gil's Elegant Catering
Farm 2 Market Catering
Creative Cuisine

Vestals Catering

2016-17 ILEA Dallas Program the Year Nominees




July 2016

Annual Awards Gala /
"Entertaining Through Technology"
(Dorene Collier & AJ LeBlanc)

     Lisa Robinson and       Rebecca White

September 2016

“The Science of Working with Designers"
(Aaron Kaufman)

        Rita Shroff

November 2016

“What's Cooking?
(Joann Roth-Oseary)

India Rhodes

January 2017

“Successful Business / Balanced Life" 
(Tami Forero)

Rebecca White 

March 2017

“Productive Profitability”
(Angela Proffitt)

Brent Overton and
Lisa Robinson

May 2017

"Selling & Marketing the Intangible”
(Nick Borelli)

Tori Gilbert and  Matthew Parker



Educational Topic

Learn about the Certified Special Events Professionals designation

- what it means to the industry

- how you can achieve this designation

- why you SHOULD

CSEP Panel includes:

India Rhodes, CSEP
Wilkinson Rhodes

Certified Since 2016

Mary Ellen Miller, CSEP
The Sparks Agency

Certified Since 2013

Debbie Meyers-Shock, CSEP
Bravo! Entertainment

Certified Since 1999

Terry Shields, CSEP
Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

Certified Since 2003

About the Venue

 Gas Monkey Live

Gas Monkey Live is 30,000 sq. ft. of rustic, rockabilly atmosphere that can be transformed to accommodate a variety of large and small functions. We would love to host your corporate celebration, wedding reception, launch party, outdoor festival, or any other special occasion you have in mind. Our chef driven menu offers an extensive variety of Texas comfort food as well as a taste of selected premium smoked meats that are prepared fresh daily.


$45.00 ILEA Dallas Member
$65.00 after 12:00 am July 18

$75.00 ILEA Dallas Guest

$30.00 ILEA Dallas Student