2019 Winners

Congratulations to…

Best Catered Event 
Two Caterers for Toyama-Decker Reception

Best Event Photography 
Making the Moment – Dara + Paul’s Wedding

Best Corporate Event, under $25,000
Two Caterers – Southern Charm, Urban Hustle

Best Corporate Event, $25,000 – $75,000 
ZenGenius – Funky Carousel

Best Corporate Event, over $75,000
ZenGenius – Beauty Fest

Best Event Filmmaking
Making the Moment – Dara + Max’s Wedding

Best Entertainment Production, under $25,000 
Zone Entertainment – The Last Waltz Prom

Best Entertainment Production, $25,000 – $75,000 
Rock The House – Nestle 50th Anniversary

Best Event Design-Decor, $25,000 – $75,000 
Zone Entertainment – Jake & Alex’s B’Nai Mitzvah

Best Public Event
Cleveland Metroparks – Asian Lantern Festival

Best Social Event, under $25,000
Two Caterers – Camp Mitzvahgania

Best Social Event, $25,000 – $75,000
Flourish&Co – The Grande Hall Preview Party and FilmDayton 10th Anniversary

Best Industry Innovation
Raise the Roof Entertainment – Cleveland Museum of Art Wedding Celebration

Best Event with a Legacy
Two Caterers – Keyholder

Best Event Logistics & Support Services
Company Car & Limousine – International Corporate Board Meeting

Best Meeting-Conference Program, over $500,000
Motorists Insurance Group – 2018 Leaders Conference

Best Event for a Non-Profit Organization, under $75,000
The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences – Dean’s Spring Dinner, A Night at the Museum

Best Event for a Non-Profit Organization, over $150,000
Aable Rents – Soiree at the Coast Guard Station

Best Technical Production
Prestige AV & Creative Services – Union Terminal Reopening

Best Wedding, under $75,000
Ohio History Connection – A Celebration of Us with a wedding in the Middle

Best Wedding, $75,000 – $150,000
Lago Custom Events – Brandon / Bowen Wedding

Best ILEA Event Volunteer Collaboration
Aable Rents, Class Acts Entertainment, Event Source, Jobe & Associates, The Ohio State University- CFAES, Two Caterers, Wexner Center for the Arts – The 2018 ILEA Ohio WOW! Awards

Best ILEA Team Effort, over $150,000
Cleveland Metroparks, Rock the House, Zone Entertainment – Boo at the Zoo


And congratulations to our 2019 Award of Excellence recipient 

Charles Klass