PACE Awards

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ILEA Indiana Individual Awards
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The ILEA Indiana Individual PACE Awards members are designed to honor those ILEA Members that go
above and beyond or shine
in our ILEA Indiana special event community.



W
hat does PACE stand for?
Professional Achievement in Creative Events


The mission of the ILEA Indiana Chapter PACE Awards is to provide a prestigious event that honors and shares the work of Industry Professionals.
The PACE Awards aim to recognize professionals in the Special Event Industry for all of the events they create, plan, manage and execute during the year.


Why should I enter the ILEA Indiana PACE Awards?

The ILEA Indiana PACE Awards are designed to acknowledge the talent and successes of all our members. By entering the ILEA Indiana PACE Awards, you are able to demonstrate the high caliber of work from you and your company. This is your opportunity to highlight your hard work to other professionals and potential clients. It is an excellent promotional strategy to be able to tout that your company is “award winning!”

If you have questions about the process, or run into problems, please send an email to paceawards@ileaindiana.com.

 

Congratulations 2018 PACE Award Recipients
It was a fantastic night honoring the best industry professionals. Congrats to all of our Nominees and Winners.
We appreciate all you do for our industry and are glad you are being honored for your accomplishments!



 Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors of the ILEA Indiana PACE Awards:
Audio Visual: AMS Entertainment
Audio Visual: Evans Audio Visual
Planning and Catering: Empyrean Events
Marketing: KB Design
Event Furniture and Decor: Wow-Factors
Chargers: BBJ Linen

 



2018 Highlights




ILEA Indiana Individual Awards Recipients History
The ILEA Indiana Individual PACE Awards members are designed to honor those ILEA Members that go
above and beyond or shine
in our ILEA Indiana special event community.
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ILEA Indiana Rising Star Award
The Rising Star Award recognizes an individual who has been in ILEA for a
minimum of one (1) year and a maximum of three (3) years.
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2018:  Jessica McCormick, Eventfull Planning
2017:  Amy Payne, Aimed Photography
2016:  Megan Johnston, Accent Indy
2015:  Katie McHone-Jones, Scottish Rite
2014:  Katie Putnam, Centerplate
2013:  Kristin Hornberger, Kristin Hornberger Photography
2012:  Kaylin Dedinsky, Accent Indy
2012   First year for this award
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ILEA Lifetime Achievement Award
The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who have given their time, dedication, leadership
and knowledge towards the advancement of the special events industries.
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2018:  Mary Beth Poe, MBP Distinctive Catering
2017:  Larry Sauer, Encore Entertainment
2016:  Pam Parker, JP Parker
2015:  Vince Early, CSEP, Thomas Caterers of Distinction
2014:  Jim Cerone, Jim Cerone, Inc.
2013:  Gene Huddleston, Detail + Design
2012:  Kelly Early, CSEP, Thomas Caterers of Distinction
2012   First year for this award
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Carson Ray Spirit of ILEA Award
The Carson Ray Spirit of ILEA Award recognizes an individual who has been in a contributing member of ILEA for a minimum of three (3) years. 
To honor our beloved colleague, friend, and loyal ILEA Indiana Member, Carson Ray, ILEA Indiana is proud to continue giving this award.  
This award will be given to a current member of ILEA Indiana in good standing (excluding Executive Committee Board Members).
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2018:  Renee Miner, Empyrean Events
2017:  Jim Cerone, The Perfect Host
2016:  Sarah Mullins, Accent Indy
2015:  Bob Ridge, Indy Visual
2014:  Dee Haddad, CSEP, Thomas Caterers of Distinction
2013:  Larry Sauer, Encore Entertainment
2012:  Scott Evans, Evans Audio Visual
2011:  Melissa Perry
2010:  Tiffany Stoner, Nathaniel Edmunds Photography
2009:  Mike King, Detail + Design
2008:  Carson Ray *1st award in his honor
2008   First year for this award

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ILEA Indiana President’s Award
This is an award that is designated by the current ILEA Indiana Chapter President and honors the individual that shines and give that extra amount of efforts.  It is a way for the current chapter president to honor an individual that has gone above and beyond during their presidency.  
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2018:  Amanda Roell, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum
2017:  Kate Edwards, Indiana Grand
2016:  Tiffany Stoner, Nathaniel Edmunds Photography
2015:  Laura Lim, Eventfull Planning
2014:  Kristin Hornberger, Kristin Hornberger Photography
2013:  Chris La Mar, Chair Covers & Linens
2012:  Sarah Hines, Accent on Indy
2012   First year for this award
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ILEA Excellence in Sponsorship Award
This is an award that is designated by the current ILEA Indiana Chapter President (Nominees proposed by Programs team) and honors the individual that shines and give that extra amount of efforts as a sponsor.  It could be huge dollar amount, great customer service, always doing sponsorship, etc.  It is a way for the current chapter president to honor someone that has gone above and beyond as a sponsor.
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2018:  KB Design
2017:  Empyrean Events
2016:  Chris La Mar, Chair Covers & Linens
2015:  Thomas Caterers of Distinction & Evans Audio Visual
2015   First year for this award