ILEA + NACE Holiday Party

When:  Dec 3, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PT)
Associated with  San Diego Chapter

5:30-6:30pm - Check-in, Cocktail Hour
6:30-9:00pm - Celebratory Toasts, Dinner, and Holiday Party

ILEA & NACE invite you to experience winter nights & northern lights at our Arctic Adventure. The evening will be complete with delicious food, drinks, interactive experiences, & entertainment. The majority of the party will be open format; mix, mingle, and have ~snow~ much fun with your industry colleagues!

*Cocktail Attire Requested*
*The debut of San Diego's newest event space owned by Snake Oil Cocktail Company!*
1735 Hancock St, San Diego, CA 92101

JULEP Venue is San Diego’s newest multi-functional cafe and event center with 12,000sf of flexible space. Located just north of downtown San Diego, JULEP venue is minutes away from the airport and the city’s liveliest neighborhoods. JULEP venue features a full service restaurant, expansive event banquet hall, high ceilings, roll-up doors leading to open-air patios, two full kitchens, AV equipped meeting rooms, and ample parking. Enjoy exclusive beverage service by Snake Oil Cocktail Company, Southern California’s preeminent beverage catering and mixology experts. JULEP venue is the perfect space for private events, weddings, galas, graduation parties, anniversaries, fundraisers, holiday parties, conferences, workshops, and community gatherings.

Complimentary parking lot on-site and street parking available. Ride share services are encouraged.

Tickets: Includes apps, dinner, dessert, and 2 hosted beverages.

*Early bird rate until November 18th at 11:59pm*
  • Member: $55 
  • Nonmember: $75
  • Student member (Must show Student ID at check-in): $35

*Regular rate starts November 19th*

  • Member: $65
  • Nonmember: $85
  • Student member (Must show Student ID at check-in): $40

*Online registration closes December 2nd at 5pm*

  • Walkup tickets available onsite at regular rate plus an additional $10 fee.


Founded in 2010, Snake Oil Cocktail Company is Southern California’s preeminent cocktail design and consulting firm. We specialize in creating immersive full-service beverage experiences for select bars, special events and award-winning restaurants nationwide. Underlying our work is passion, and a deep-seated respect for the five fundamentals of culinary mixology: simplicity, seasonality, quality, creativity, and taste.

Culinary Concepts is committed to excellent food, superb service and seamless execution. Chef Donald Coffman’s food speaks for itself, but what Culinary Concepts offers is so much more. Our culinary family will deliver unforgettable experiences rooted in sharing great food with friends, family, and co-workers. Our experienced event planning team will guide you through the process; crafting your ideal menu, coordinating event details and preparing your meal FRESH on-site. Our creativity and 30 years of experience will elevate your most important moments from concept to completion.


Your inspiration deserves great execution, and CORT Events is here to make your dream a reality. From high quality stylish rental furnishings to world-class service, our experienced professionals will make your event one that excites, engages and brings your vision to life. CORT Events is Style & Service Delivered. 
Start your next meeting or event with confidence and visit to experience our free online 3D space-planning tool and explore the full product catalog. Contact your dedicated CORT representative, Kelly Dalisa, at 858.752.8026 or to get started.

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With over 17 years and 1600 events of experience, our specialty is keeping your San Diego wedding or party moving and your guests dancing. We customize our level of audience interaction to fit your ideal event. 

At your event, we will be the DJ & MC taking care of your music and announcements. We have high-quality speakers, wireless mics, and dance floor lighting included. We offer extras such as battery-powered ceremony sound, photo booths, monograms, uplights, pin spotting, slideshows, and even karaoke. 

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Since 2010, Sensational Treats has been known to serve up hot and fresh mini donuts & fun liquid nitrogen ice cream!  We’ve since grown our treats list to more than 15 different interactive stations.

Delighting from 50-5,000 guests with waffle sticks, mini crepes, chocolate covered frozen bananas, s'mores, and dragon popcorn stations, just to name a few, has kept us busy serving our amazing clients. Fun, Fresh and Tasty - we use the freshest ingredients to make treats onsite for your guests to experience the ultimate desserts and bring a WOW factor to any event!

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Backdrops Beautiful® is your ultimate source for the highest quality backdrop rentals and sales. We have an extensive collection of over 3,000 scenic hand-painted backdrops and digital projections for any event. We also offer custom designed backdrops for rent or purchase. Our custom rental service allows you to create your perfect backdrop by working directly with our designers and artists. This enables you to make that one-of-a-kind impression at an affordable rental rate. Our realistic designs and scenic projections can create a unique 3D experience to effortlessly enhance your production!
WOW your guests with our hand-painted backdrops and projections. Our exemplary service, unique designs, easy ordering, and superb artwork make us your one stop shop for backdrops and projections. View our full backdrop inventory at and our digital projections at


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Balloonzilla provides sophisticated balloon design with a personal touch. Since 2004, our balloon decor has been an integral part of thousands of birthdays, showers, weddings, religious ceremonies, and corporate events each year. Based in Orange County, our service area covers all of Southern California, Including San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles and surrounding counties, Las Vegas, and beyond. We look forward to celebrating all of life's biggest moments with you!  

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If you are interested in sponsoring a product/service for this party, please contact ILEA SD Director of Programs, Amanda Henderson, at


1735 Hancock St
San Diego, CA 92101