Designer Showcase
Wednesday February 28th, 2024
Main Event 6:00 - 9:00 PM
VIP Reception 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Oakland Scottish Rite Center
Brace yourselves, event designers and food enthusiasts!

Save the Date for our prestigious Designer Showcase, the extravaganza awaits for you!

The ILEA-NCC Designer Showcase is a biannual creative and collaborative design competition where 4+ teams of 6+ vendors per team collaborate and compete to create the best design concept.

The ILEA-NCC community enjoys the vignettes in a celebratory atmosphere with food, drink, entertainment and more.

Check out photos from past events: 2022 | 2020 | 2018

Oakland Scottish Rite Center
1547 Lakeside Dr, Oakland, CA

Date & Time
February 28, 2024
Main Event 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
VIP Reception 5:00 - 6:00 PM
ILEA-NCC is the leading live events association with a vibrant chapter focused on building meaningful relationships through networking, inspiring education and professional development opportunities. To learn more, visit us at

ILEA-NCC is a community of Northern California event professionals who come together to network, build relationships and essentially help each other's businesses grow. Our members come from a variety of event industry backgrounds including special event producers and planners, caterers, designers, florists, destination management companies, rental companies, tent suppliers, educators, entertainment companies and many more. It is the perfect organization to join if you are currently a creative events professional or you are excited to learn more about the industry!
5:00 PM
VIP Reception
With welcome drinks & light music in the lobby
5:25 PM
VIP Toast
Mini welcome with Hugh
5:30 PM
Ballroom Opens
for VIP guests
6:00 PM
Doors for Main Event
Welcome to the Designer Showcase!
Browse the Design Vignettes for Networking, Food & Beverage, Entertainment and more!

7:30 PM
Speeches and Awards
9:00 PM
Event Concludes
Thank you for joining us! 
Event Sponsors
Interested in volunteering?
Please email our VP of Membership [email protected]
Q: Will there be time for networking?
A: Yes! Plenty of time to network

Q: Is this event free for members?
A: No, you can purchase discounted member rate tickets here!

Q: Is there Parking nearby?
A: Oakland Scottish Rite Center does not offer on-site parking. The closest parking is at 1508 Madison Street, Oakland. The closest free parking is located at 1551 Madison St Oakland.

Q: Do I have to be a member to attend?
A: No! You can purchase tickets to attend here!
Who's Coming?
Need any accommodations, please contact us at [email protected]

Need help attending this program? We understand that our community's financial situations may differ during this time. We are here for you. If you need financial assistance to attend this event, please contact [email protected].

ILEA-NCC Code of Conduct - By registering for any ILEA-NCC event as an attendee, you agree to abide by the ILEA-NCC Code of Conduct. Click here to read the Code of Conduct.

ILEA-NCC Photo Policy - During the course of ILEA-NCC Events attendees may be photographed and/or videotaped by the ILEA-NCC organization and/or its vendors. These photos and videos may be used for the promotion of ILEA-NCC and/or its vendors. By registering for any ILEA-NCC events, attendees automatically give permission of use to ILEA-NCC and its vendors.
ILEA-NCC Reduced Student Rate: ILEA-NCC is pleased to offer a reduced student rate to current ILEA-NCC Student Members for only $20.00. In order to take advantage of the reduced student rate, please contact ILEA-NCC Headquarters at [email protected].

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