Dedicated and Educated to Deliver Creative Excellence and Professionalism in Special Events
Welcome to the St. Louis Chapter of the
International Special Event Society (ISES)
ISES invites you to explore the industry's best event professionals. Dedicated to educate, advance and promote the special events profession, our association is comprised of over 5,600 professionals associated among 41 chapters in 37 countries. Our St. Louis Chapter boasts over 120 event professionals and growing! By joining ISES, you gain access to an elite pool of special events resources:
- Enjoy exclusive discounts
- Tailored monthly educational programs
- Extensive resources
- Exciting networking functions
- Acquire points for certification programs, such as the CSEP
- Participate in regional and national awards programs
- Outstanding opportunities for promotion of your brand
- Subscription to Special Events Magazine
We hold monthly educational programs, featuring topics of interest for the special events profession. These programs typically take place on the third Tuesday of each month. Our meetings take place at local event spaces; provide networking time and feature national and regional speakers. Come out to rub elbows with our area’s best event professionals and to learn about the hottest topics and trends in our industry.
Throughout the year, we also hold energetic networking events and activities. The St. Louis Chapter of ISES is the proud presenter of The Annual Louie Awards Gala. Taking place in March, the Louie Awards is the premiere awards ceremony acknowledging excellence in regional events.
Another hot annual event is our Annual Trolley Tour. Sign up early for this summer event to get a seat! Climb on board with us as we explore over four fascinating event venues while enjoying samples of excellent food and beverage, all in the same day!
Check our calendar for information on upcoming programs and special events. We hope to see you at an upcoming function.