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Mark Your Calendars :: Wed, 6/19 @ Old National Centre

>Registration is OPEN for this super fun event! Please mark your calendars!

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Old National Centre
502 N New Jersey St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

We are pleased to say that Marshawn Wolley from Visit Indy will be our speaker at the Old National Centre Egyptian Room focusing on "What's Next for Indy" and an update on Visit Indy's current projects!! Please join us for this fantastic luncheon.

Members $30
Non-Members $50

Special Thank You to our Event Sponsors

Old National Centre
A Classic Party Rental


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Upcoming Events :: ISES Free Member Jam Session

ISES Member Jam Session :: Have you RSVP'd for this super fun event yet?!?!
Thursday, June 13, 2013
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hard Rock Cafe
49 S Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

ISES Open Stage – Free Member Event.  Registration will include a complimentary beverage and sampling of Hard Rock food specialties!  Please join us for the open stage for your favorite ISES members and guests!!!

We’re going to be rocking the night away at Hard Rock with a Jam Session, Scavenger Hunt, and much more.  Love to sing, play an instrument, or just listen to music – this event for you.  Have stage fright… no worries!  Sit back and enjoy a little FREE from ISES while you enjoy a night connecting with your industry friends.  

Free to all ISES Members
$25 for all Non-ISES members
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Come join your talented fellow ISES members on June 13 at Hard Rock Cafe to show off your musical skills.  Event begins at 5:30 PM with great networking, mingling and a scavenger hunt.  Tours of the space will be given 5:30 to 7:00 PM with ISES Member, Samantha Novitski, Sales & Marketing Manager.  Performances begin at 7:00 PM and can go until 8:30 PM.  The evening will include a complimentary beverage and well as a sampling of Hard Rock food specialties.  A cash bar will also be available.  Non-members can attend for $25 as well as perform, which we strongly encourage!  The ISES “house band” will be available to accompany you. Bring your voice or your instrument to add to the festivities. Drums and keyboard will be provided.  If you have skills other than musical ones please bring those as well.
We know our ISES members are amazingly talented.  We would love to see you there and learn about the hidden talents of our local chapter.  Please join us for this free-member event.  

A little background information on the Free Member Events:  ISES Indiana won and received $2,500 at the ISES Eventworld General Session in Dallas, TX in August 2012 for increasing our membership by 25%. As a part of the ISES 25th Anniversary Eventworld Celebration, there was an award opportunity for all ISES chapters to earn $2,500 for a 25% increase in membership over the ISES 2011-2012 calendar year. We are thrilled to say that ISES Indiana was one of two ISES chapters in the world to receive this award for this excellent accomplishment with an approximately 28% increase in membership last year! Great job to the ISES Membership Committee and a very special thank you to all of our members for your continued support toward our ISES Indiana Chapter!

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Last Days to Join ISES and SAVE during the May Membership Drive!

Join the World's largest community of event professionals in May AND SAVE!

Become a member before May 31st and receive
14 months of membership for the price of 12
AND save $50 by joining now!

CLICK HERE for information on member benefits and discounted business services you will enjoy as an ISES member.

Feel free to contact Bryna O'Neill of the ISES Indiana Chapter at
...or ISES Headquarters at 1-800-688-ISES (4737) or

ISES Offers many discounts and affinity programs for you these include:

Click here to see the full list of discounts and benefits available to you when you renew your ISES membership.

Making the Most of your ISES Membership!

You talk the talk…International Special Events Society can help you walk the walk.
Think about it. Does a day go by that you don’t in one way or another “sell” others on the value of belonging to your organization? No doubt, that’s because you believe in the power of belonging to a professional organization. So do we.

We are betting that you work to live, not live to work. Being good at your job is important to you, but so is having balance in your life. That’s an enviable goal, but not always easy to achieve. We can help.
Take a minute and go through the items enclosed in your ISES membership packet. You will find that making the most of your membership is easy as 1…2…3.

1. Determined to work smarter? With more than 5,000 members from all types and sizes of special events organizations throughout the world, ISES membership can give you a running start on any project you embark on or problem you need to solve.

2. Is convenience a consideration? We know that it is not easy to get out of the office. That’s why we offer a number of member benefits designed for the time-pressured professional. ISES’s state-of-the-art web site – – keeps you in the loop.

3. Seeking solutions? We believe our job is not just telling you what we think you need to know, but helping you find solutions to your everyday challenges. We offer numerous other resources for solutions.

ONLINE MAY Membership Drive Terms and Conditions
  • Membership Drive Dates: May 1, 2013 – May 31, 2013
  • Application must be completed ONLINE for the $50 application fee to be waived.
  • Dues Fee – $399 Members and Corporate Primary Members
    • 299 Non-profits and Corporate Additional Members
    • **($35.00 Students are not charged an application fee and are not included f or the membership drive result
  • New Members (non-students) are listed on the Online Directory—Finder Service
  • Past members (membership has been expired for 1 year or more) who want to rejoin contact ISES HQ for their member login rather than filling out a new application.
Get started or continue with ISES on May 1st with the May Membership Drive! 

Visit us online to check it out! What are you waiting for? For more information, visit:

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Industry Events :: Perfect Wedding Guide Events

PWG Networking Luncheon

Join Perfect Wedding Guide for PWG's Monthly Networking Luncheon at
Come see one of Indy's newest unique reception venues!
or email to reserve your seat.
Space is limited so don't wait!

Better Brides, Better Venues, Better Shows!
Perfect Wedding Guide produces Central Indiana's Largest and Most Popular Bridal Shows -A Break From The Norm!
When: July 25th, 2013
Where: Indiana State Museum
Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
PWG Bridal Show Video- Thank you Indy Visual!
Questions? Would you like to request a contract?
Contact us at

Announcing January 2014 PWG Bridal Show Date!

Indy's Largest & Most Popular Bridal Show Date is Set for......
Saturday & Sunday
1/11/14 - 1/12/14!

Mark your calendars. You won't want to miss it. Space is beginning to sell so remember, booth space is given on a first come first serve basis!

If you'd like to reserve your space now, please contact PWG at

Industry Appreciation Night - RSVP today!

Industry Appreciation Night!

Wednesday May 29th, 2013
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Regions Tower
211 N Pennsylvania St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Perfect Wedding Guide is thrilled to offer a complimentary event to celebrate YOU, the esteemed wedding professionals in the Indianapolis area! Join PWG for an incredible evening full of delectable hors d'oeuvres, tasty cocktails, live music and incredible networking opportunities. You know you deserve a night to sit back, relax and enjoy one another!
You will be able to see the latest issue of PWG showcasing some of Indy's Top Wedding Pros!
Remember, this is a complimentary event for all wedding professionals and their significant others! We hope to see you there!
Please RSVP by email to

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