Sponsors

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Pearl

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FMAV is the audiovisual and event technology company for people who plan meetings and live events. As the largest Canadian-owned audiovisual and event production company, FMAV has more than 250 staff across seven offices from coast to coast, including Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax. For more information, visit fmav.ca.

 

Diamond

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Delivering style and service so your clients look their best, it’s why so many meeting and event planners trust CORT for their event rental needs. CORT Events is the nation’s leading provider of furniture rentals for the events and meeting industry with an extensive selection of high-quality furnishings available nationwide. Having a partner like CORT Events can make almost anything possible. Our talented team has the skills and knowledge to understand your vision and help you transform any event into an engaging experience that your guests will remember. Start your next meeting or event with confidence. Visit www.CORTevents.com to experience our free online 3D space planning tool and explore the full product catalog. Or, contact a CORT solutions expert today at 1.888.CORT.YES to get started.

 

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Powered by a top-rated management team and loads of creative muscle, Giants Enterprises helps clients host one-of-a-kind experiences at AT&T Park, throughout San Francisco and across the country. Intimate to immense, formal to playful, jaw-dropping to heartwarming — you dream it, we bring it to life. As one of the top hospitality, event, entertainment and sports consultancy teams in the world, we’ve built a reputation for hitting it out of the park with an unbeatable roster of venues and services.

 

 


 

 

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The Slow Motion Booth is the perfect addition to any event from multi city activations to small private parties and everything in between. Work with the most experienced slow motion team in the world to create a unique and engaging experience that will leave the guest entertained and your clients wowed. Fully customizable and available for events worldwide.

 

 

Emerald

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Since our inception in 1991, Proshow has gained an outstanding reputation in Canada for our ability to provide an integrated solution for the technical staging of a wide array of events. Our philosophy is very simple – anything short of perfection is unacceptable; this philosophy has earned us the reputation of being second to none in customer service and presentation excellence.

 

Sapphire 

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Where the right space and true western spirit meet. Every year at the Calgary Stampede we host hundreds of events, welcoming more than 700,000 guests to experience our own special brand of western hospitality. From global conventions in Calgary’s largest venue, BMO Centre, to intimate family weddings in our rustic log cabin, Rotary House, our wide assortment of award-winning facilities means we have the right venue for any event.

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Canadian Special Events is a media and advertising firm designed to support the creative solutions side of the industry. Our focus is on connecting people planning live experiences with creative, affordable and effective solutions, while showcasing the suppliers who can help them succeed. Through engaging content in our print and digital pieces to our conferences and award programs, we have our finger on the pulse of Canada's event industry.

 

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bluemedia is the industry leader in décor, custom fabrication and experiential activations for brands, events and venues across the U.S. We’re a team of creatives, engineers, list-checkers, and rule breakers. It’s our passion to work alongside the world’s leading brands to bring their visions to life from concept to execution.


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As a not-for-profit charitable institution, the Calgary Zoo is a conservation leader whose mission is to take and inspire action to sustain wildlife and wild places.

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Canada’s first purpose-built, full-service convention centre, the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre (CTCC) opened in 1974. Located in downtown Calgary, the CTCC has 122,000 sq. ft. of dedicated convention space, some 47,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, five pre-function areas and 36 meeting rooms. A hub for local, national and international conventions, congresses, meetings and events, we are an integral part of the city centre. Each year, more than 250,000 people a year visit the CTCC as well as nearby shops, restaurants, businesses, services and attractions. Our facilities conveniently connect to three four-star hotels: the Hyatt Regency Calgary, the Fairmont Palliser Calgary and the Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel. Owned by the City of Calgary, the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre (CTCC) is operated by the Calgary Convention Centre Authority.


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We’re the creative event partner you’ve been looking for. Our team of professionals turns events into unforgettable experiences through design and décor, logistics, and safety management. From grand concept to the last detail, we bring your vision to reality through creativity, collaboration, hustle, and a love of what we do.

 

Gold

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Concorde Group entered Calgary’s hospitality scene in 1987 with the opening of Republik, a college bar dedicated to alternative music fans and 25 years later has grown to become one of Canada’s largest and most diverse hospitality companies. Currently managing 15 of the City’s most unique entertainment and dining experiences, Concorde will continue to grow over the coming years alongside Calgary’s urban landscape. Whether looking for a seat on a patio, a gourmet meal, a counter-served burger and shake or a night out on the town, Concorde’s always at the heart of fun offering something for all Calgarians.


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At Interactive Apparel we use Augmented Realty to create unique, fun, engaging branded experiences with your products. We link these experiences to your social media and web content, as we collect targeted leads for your brand. This gives us the ability to successfully track your campaigns R.O.I. For the price of a lead we help you complete a fully Layered immersion marketing program for your brand at an extremely affordable price all powered by Explosion Sportswear's fully vertical manufacturing plant, making no project too big or small.

 


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Orange Frog Productions Inc. turns ordinary events into extraordinary experiences. From corporate and theatrical events, outdoor productions, concert sand weddings we provide lighting and event solutions for any venue. For more information please visit our website at orangefrogproductions.ca or call us for your free consultation 403-703-9218.

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SOS Charging Solutions - Keeping YOU Connected is What WE Do! Mobile phone charging has come a long way. Gone are the days of power bars, or guests sitting on the floor next to an outlet. SOS Charging Solutions has now become an essential event tool that allows for: - "The 21st century's water cooler!" - bringing guests together to network, and to stay connected to their communities - Dynamic brand activations - Support for your event's website/app/social media - A new, unique, and guaranteed to be used offering to update your sponsorship package Our flagship SOS Mini Charger, brings completely cordless charging to the table, right in front of your guests. Indoors or outdoors, our award nominated product is an essential component to events ranging from galas to conferences. We look forward to welcoming you to our home city of Calgary at ILEA Live 2017!


Official airline partner of ILEA Live 2017
 

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Official mobile app provider of ILEA Live 2017
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Cvent is the global meeting, event and travel technology leader. Cvent offers software solutions to event planners for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile apps for events, e-mail marketing and web surveys. Cvent provides hoteliers with an integrated platform, enabling properties to increase group business demand through targeted advertising and improve conversion through proprietary demand management and business intelligence solutions. Cvent solutions optimize the entire event management value chain and have enabled clients around the world to manage hundreds of thousands of meetings and events.


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Set in the heart of the city of Calgary, Fairmont Palliser is a historical landmark offering distinctive accommodation in elegant surroundings. Since June 1, 1914, Fairmont Palliser has been the city's premier address, the cornerstone of Calgary's hospitality industry and a landmark building that is rich in history and architecture. For a century, Fairmont Palliser has been the luxury Calgary hotel of choice to celebrate special occasions, and to welcome Royalty, celebrities, and visiting heads of states and nations from all around the world.


 

 

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EventCurious moves special event & hospitality companies forward through strategic digital marketing. A full-service marketing agency, our services focus across all media: social media management, web design and optimization, blog and email campaign management, design and content creation, and more. Keeping a pulse on the special events industry, we excel in creating marketing strategies and content for our clients in a transparent and collaborative way. www.eventcurious.com

 

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At LETHRBAR®, we believe ourselves to be part of the event's entertainment, and we help fulfil strategic objectives for our clients by engaging with their guests. LETHRBAR® by leather designer Kat Marks began in 2013 as an experiential service that offers fresh, modern leather goods for everyday use and special occasion. A defining characteristic of the concept is that our leather artefacts are individually treated throughout the entire process, from the construction to the dying, all within our own studio walls. With a little bit of imagination, everything leather is possible, so come imagine with us.


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About Entertainment is a full service entertainment booking and production agency. We represent and secure performance opportunities for a unique roster of exclusive and non-exclusive live performance acts and speakers. Additionally, we secure Big Name Talent for clients looking to present some of today’s hottest celebrity artists at their private and public events. Contact us today to learn more “About” Entertainment.

 

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From imagination to production, BLUE INK is a Seattle-based, full-service agency offering design in brand development, logo discovery, business identity, publication and digital media. Uniquely, BLUE INK also offers large format digital printing services including aframes, backdrops, banners, signs, custom prints, and more! Send your design or let us customize your idea and print!


 




 

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Founded in 1951, Goldner Associates, Inc. is a WBENC-certified, award-winning provider of creative branding solutions for both promotional products and apparel. Recognized consistently as a Top 50 distributor in the country with representation throughout the US, Goldner’s buying power and ability to leverage the best opportunities on behalf of their clients can’t be beat in the marketplace. For more information visit our website at www.goldnerassociates.com or contact Claudette B. Pate: claudette@goldnerassociates.com or 404-.964.8698

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Kate Pope Photography is a North Carolina-based portrait, wedding + event photography company, that delivers beautiful, creative photography along with an unparalleled customer experience. Owner/photographer, Kate Pope's easy-going nature, talent + professionalism has helped to make her one of North Carolina’s premier photographers. Kate Pope Photography is available for travel throughout the United States and internationally.

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Mount Royal University offers exceptional undergraduate degree programs along with more than 100 Continuing Education certificate and diploma programs. The Lincoln Park Campus is home to a range of impressive venues, ideal for hosting performance events, workshops, conferences, festivals, weddings and more. www.mtroyal.ca


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Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, is an international hub for music and technology and the first national cultural institution of its kind dedicated to celebrating music in Canada. More than a museum, Studio Bell rises in nine interlocking towers, clad in glazed terra cotta in the heart of Calgary’s East Village. The 160,000 square-foot building includes five floors of exhibitions, a 2,000+ piece collection of artifacts, instruments and music technology, and other features including recording facilities, workshops, classrooms, an event space, and a 300-seat performance hall. For more information, please visit studiobell.ca.

 


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ILEA Live Media Sponsors



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Ignite is Canada’s leading source of ideas and inspiration for business event planners. Experience our engaging suite of resources including Ignite’s fully interactive digital edition (complete with video, slideshows, downloads and more)! Plus, visit our website for helpful tools such as the Fabulous Fams listings, Job Board and What’s On Calendar. Tired of trying to find relevant info on the internet? Check out a refreshing way to research destinations, venues and more in Ignite’s Inspiration Room. Visit us at ignitemag.ca and sign up for your flexible FREE subscription.

 


 

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