2017-2018 Annual Sponsors

2018-05 May Education

May 21, 2018
6:00 PM CDT to 9:00 PM CDT
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Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek
2821 Turtle Creek Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219

A successful event starts with great Leadership.  Come learn how leadership and operations management work together, hear best practices for running successful events, and how to become a better leader and coach for your team. Leadership starts with YOU. 

Goal is that you will learn:

  • Leadership skills to be consistent and build credibility
  • 5 methods for motivating and inspiring your team
  • How to Hire, Train and Develop new associates to have ownership in their position
  • How procedures and policies will help hold people accountable

About the Speaker

David Lombardo
General Manager, Lombardo’s (Boston)

 David Lombardo is General Manager of Lombardo’s, a Fourth Generation Catering and Events venue located just south of Boston. Known for superior service, hospitality and New England’s largest chandelier, Lombardo’s hosts over 500 events a year in their 52,00 sq. ft. venue. David oversees all operations and sales and is also responsible for their 1000 capacity nightclub located in the basement, called Vincent's.  

David is very active in our events industry and is passionate about giving back to the community.  He is currently Immediate Past President of ILEA Boston, sits on the board of EPTA (Event Pros Take Action), and is a member of the American Cancer Society National Gala Task force, among others.  David is also a proud member of the Search 100 campaign.  In his spare time, David enjoys spending time with his family where he mainly cooks, eats and plays the occasional round of golf. 

About the Venue

Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

A legendary icon in Texas, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek® offers impeccable service and a world-class luxury experience. Originally built in 1925 as a palatial private residence, the property retains an intimate ambiance with 16th-century Italian Renaissance style and rich European architecture. As the birthplace of the Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® global luxury collection, the hotel blends an incredible heritage with modern amenities and is located in the heart of vibrant Uptown Dallas. 

Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek is just finishing the construction of a BRAND NEW 7,800 square foot outdoor venue space,
and ILEA Dallas will be the first event ever to take place on the Mansion's newly created Event Lawn!

Rosewood Mansion - Event Lawn


Chance to win great prizes!
Raffle tickets available, with proceeds benefiting
the SEARCH Foundation. 
Providing financial help for event, meetings, catering and hospitallity professionals in crisis.
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$65.00 ILEA Dallas Guest Price

$45.00 ILEA Dallas Discounted Member Price
$65.00 after 12:00 am May 15

$30.00 ILEA Dallas Student Member

$5.00 Raffle ticket - Single

$20.00 Raffle ticket - (5) for $20

$5.00 Raffle ticket - Single

$20.00 Raffle ticket - (5) for $20