Meeting/Event Information

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ILEA Hampton Roads New Year January 2018 Meeting

January 17, 2018
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
3501 Atlantic Ave
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

We are excited to be at The Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront for an evening of networking, dinner and education!  

"Catering Creativity Through Design Interaction"  

Catering doesn't have to be ordinary!  Catering By Design and Decor By Design, two flagship brands under By Design Collective, come together to produce events that are thoughtfully curated and innovative to give a WOW Experience.  You will hear about their design inspiration and how this combination of talents has made them successful and profitable!

Ingrid Nagy, CSEP, Owner of By Design Collective, ILEA International President

Ingrid brings nearly 30 years of experience in the catering and events industry.  She currently owns and operates Catering by Design, Décor by Design and Picnics by Design – three brand divisions under By Design Collective, a full service event company specializing in executing highly customized event experiences.


Cash Bar

Appetizers:  Vegetable Lumpia Served with Sweet & Sour Sauce and Coconut Shrimp with Horseradish Marmalade

Salad & Salad:  Orchard Salad with Mixed Greens, Candied Pecans, Sliced Apples, Dried Cranberries with an Apple Vinaigrette, She Crab Soup, Tomato Bisque

Main Entree:  Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwiches; (3 Combinations to Include); Bacon, Caramelized Onions, Tomato, Spinach, Cheddar, Provolone, Gouda and Pepper Jack Cheese), French Fries Served in Cones

Dessert Drink:  Hot Cocoa Bar with Marshmallows and Flavored Syrups

Drinks: Luzianne Iced Tea, Iced Water, Starbucks Regular & Decaf Coffee, Assorted Hot Tazo Teas

Gluten Free, Vegan & Other Allergy Options Available







silent auction SPONSORS







Wednesday, January 17, 2018 5:30 pm until 8:30 pm


3501 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451


Members (Includes Member-Staff): $45.00

Non-Members:  $65.00

Student:  $25.00

Registration ENDS January 15th at 12PM



 You may pay by credit/debit card as you register on-line.  If you have questions, please contact our VP of Programs & Education, Carmen Curry at 


$45.00 Member Ticket

$45.00 Member Staff

$65.00 Guest Ticket

$25.00 Student Ticket