Leadership Team

Meet the ILEA Board of Directors!


Beth Koenig

ILEA Leadership Position:
Brass Tacks Events Philadelphia & Director of Events at Schulson Collective

Describe your career in the special events industry in three words: 

Exciting, Challenging, Ever-Changing

For advice in the Event Industry, who would you most like to have lunch with to receive that advice? 

Michael Cerbelli, from Cerbelli Creative

As a leader, what knowledge can you provide to a student in the Hospitality industry? 


Start to build solid relationships early in your career. 

Ask for help, you cannot do this alone.

In your profession, what challenges you every day? 

Juggling everything that I have to do every day, while making time for myself.

What are you most passionate about professionally? What most excites you about your work & the contribution you can make?

Being part of a team that helps a company grow.   

What are you passionate about personally? What do you really enjoy? What can’t you stop talking about? 

I am passionate about focusing on what truly makes me happy, and taking time to actually enjoy life!

What is your favorite restaurant in Philadelphia? 

Double Knot

What is your favorite color, and why? 

Red = Energy, Strength, Power, Passion, and Determination 



The Mission of ILEA is to educate, advance and promote the special events industry and its network of professionals along with related industries. Learn more.

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ILEA Chapter President: Beth Koenig

425 Shawmont Ave. Unit A Philadelphia, PA 19128

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