Get Involved


How to Get Involved

Joining or volunteering on a committee is a great way to get involved with ILEA NYC, give back to the industry, and connect with your community of event professionals!  Below is a list of committees that would value your help. 

Strategic Partnerships Committee

Help our chapter develop valuable industry partnerships!

Our Strategic Development Committee is tasked with cultivating new partner initiatives and developing new sponsorship and advertising opportunities for ILEA NYC. This includes work with public relations and getting to know our other industry associations. Join this committee and make a difference in the future of ILEA NYC. Contact Jeff Wibben, Director of Strategic Partnerships, at

Communications Committee

This committee is the right one for those with busy schedules looking for a structured time commitment for their volunteer work that can be done outside of the office. The best candidates would be organized, love social media, participate or are interested in social networks and/or desire to help spread the news about ILEA NYC. Tasks include updating social media with industry-related posts, sourcing and/or writing post event blog posts, update website, researching local media outlets for increased exposure for ILEA NYC and other duties to execute the chapter’s marketing plan. Contact Sabrina Shore, Director of Communications

Membership Committee

Recruiting new members and maintaining the current membership roster is the responsibility of this committee. Developing member benefits to entice membership satisfaction and increase membership renewal is the name of the game. Get creative and help out your ILEA Community! Contact Fernando Coelho, VP of Membership, at

Programs & Education Committee

Interested in putting your planning skills to work and supporting ILEA NYC? Join the Programs and Education Committee. This committee is responsible for the planning and  executing of the monthly meetings, breakfast series meetings, and annual Big Apple Celebration. This committee will work closely with the VP of Programs & Education and assist with securing vendors for each event, including but not limited to: caterers, venues, florists, entertainment, audio/visual, etc. Contact Lauren Longest, VP of Programs and Education at

Other volunteers needed for the following roles:

  • Onsite registration help
  • Promotion on their personal/business social media pages
  • Assistance with name badging
  • Become a meetup location host