ILEA Boston March Meeting

March 21, 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Lake Pearl
299 Creek St
Wrentham, MA 02093

**SPECIAL FOR MARCH!  MEMBERS ONLY: We invite you to bring one guest to our March meeting free of charge!  When registering, add a non-member ticket to register your guest, and at check-out enter "KATE" in the coupon code box.  


Simply stated, the fashion world dictates the trends that will follow in home décor and ultimately, event and wedding décor. In this session you will learn how to set yourself apart as an industry leader and master the skill of translating the latest fashions into chic events and table tops. Kate will also guide you through targeted visual social media strategies such as Pinterest and Instagram to brand yourself with your clients, as well as understand the way the psychology of color can affect the mood and overall success of your event.

Learning Objectives:

·      Discover the secrets behind identifying key influencers and to pinpoint which prints, fabrics and textures are currently trending.

·      Find out how to incorporate these looks into your events.

·      Where to turn to identify the key color trends from season to season. 

 ·      Find out why social media’s influence on events has changed the game and get tools that will help you speak to your target audience through this medium.

·      Discover the role color psychology plays in your events 


Speaker: Kate Patay, CPCE 

Kate Patay, CPCE, is the Executive Director of Creative Coverings Specialty Linens, NACE National Secretary/Treasurer, SEARCH Foundation Director, Solace Tree Advisor and Lecturer at The International School of Hospitality in Las Vegas. She's been a recognized industry professional for nearly 20 years in many facets of special events. In 2015 she was honored with the coveted Pacesetter Award from the Convention Industry Council (CIC) and an Esprit Award from ISES for her work in the Green Sector of Events. In 2016, she received the Event Solutions Spotlight Award for Innovation. She was an integral part of Creative Coverings receiving Emerald Green Certification in 2012, giving them the distinct honor of being the only national linen company with this coveted eco-friendly designation. Kate has been also nominated as Nevada’s Saleswoman of the Year and Citizen of the Year in addition to being honored as not only the Most Influential Person in Northern Nevada by the Top 100 Influencers, but as the “Person to Know” by the Reno Gazette Journal, and one of the top 20 Under 40 by Special Event Magazine.

Parking: Open lot with free parking at venue 



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