2022 ILEA Esprit Awards

Ask JC Anything Esprit

Be sure to follow @ileahq on Instagram to join us on Tuesday, May 17 for an insider's guide to the 2022 Esprit Awards Submission process. JC York, Chair of the ILEA Esprit Committee will be answering questions live moderated by Lisa Marks, CSEP. Send your questions to info@ileahub.com.

Good news! You now have until May 31, 2022, to submit your event for the 2022 ILEA Esprit Awards!

The 2022 ILEA Esprit Awards showcase the most successful, engaging, innovative events and initiatives from 2022 with an International Live Events Association (ILEA) Esprit Award. The ILEA Esprit Awards program, recognizes exceptional individual and organizational achievements in the events industry. 


Continuing this year, ILEA has opened the ILEA Esprit Awards program to our entire community of events professionals and events industry organizations.

There were 5 new awards categories added to last year’s competition to honor unique accomplishments in 2020, which was an unprecedented year for the events industry. The ILEA Esprit Awards will continue to highlight these categories, as well as all the distinctive categories recognizing the excellent work by our talented industry.

Newest ILEA Esprit Award Categories Include

Best Corporate Social Responsibility Best Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiative
Best Hybrid Event Best Industry Adaptation Best Virtual Event

The ILEA Esprit Awards include over 30 diverse categories that honor events of varying types, budgets, and production elements.


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