Networking Events

Communities of Interest

Sunday from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Kick off the conference by networking with peers with similar interests. An ILTA volunteer leader will gather topics for discussion before the conference (using social media) and will facilitate the discussion and networking in the group.

2017 Communities

  • Business Analysts
  • Communications Technologies
  • Emerging Technologies (sponsored by Braintrace)
  • Financial, Pricing and Legal PM
  • First-Time Attendees
  • Information Governance (sponsored by Worldox)
  • Knowledge Management/Librarians
  • Law Departments and Legal Operations
  • LegalSEC (sponsored by Traveling Coaches, Inc.)
  • Litigation/Practice Support (sponsored by CS Disco)
  • Marketing Technologies (sponsored by ContactEase)
  • Project Managers
  • SharePoint and Office 365
  • Small Firms (sponsored by Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.)
  • Trainers (sponsored by Traveling Coaches, Inc.)

Conference Orientation

Sunday from 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.
This is an opportunity for first-timers and veterans to begin picturing a successful ILTACON and planning time wisely. You'll also receive more details about various events happening throughout the week.

Opening Reception: At the Beach

Sunday from 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Mandalay Bay has opened their world-famous Mandalay Bay Beach — an aquatic playground with 2,700 tons of real sand and a 1.6 million gallon wave pool, for ILTACON’s opening reception. You’ll have a chance to connect with old friends and make new ones while sitting on the beach or wading in the pool and enjoying hors d'oeuvres and liquid refreshments. Note: The registration desk will close at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday. If you arrive after that and are a confirmed attendee, you can still attend the opening reception. Just bring your ID to the pool!

Other Lunches & Receptions

The following networking events are by invite only:

  • Attorney Lunch: Monday, August 14th from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in Banyan AB (Level 3)
  • Innovate Leaders Forum Lunch: Monday, August 14th from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. in Banyan CD (Level 3)
  • G100 Reception: Monday, August 14th from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in Mandalay Bay C (Level 2)
  • International Reception: Monday, August 14th from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the Mandalay Bay Foyer – Window Area (Level 2)
  • Member Liaison Appreciation Reception: Monday, August 14th from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in Palm Foyer (3rd Floor)
  • Corporate Lunch: Tuesday, August 15th from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. in Mandalay Bay J (Level 2)
  • Women Who Lead Reception: Tuesday, August 15th from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. in Palm Foyer (3rd Floor)
  • KM Reception: Tuesday, August 15th from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in South Seas Foyer (Level 3)

Exhibit Hall Opening Reception: ILTA's Vendor Galaxy

Monday from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Share an out-of-this-world experience with our ILTA exhibitors in the Shoreline Exhibit Hall, where we’ll “beam you up” into another realm of space and science fiction. Together we'll explore the dimensions of The ILTA Universe! Our amazing exhibitors will create their own spin on our Vendor Galaxy theme, competing for our annual Best of ILTA awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Have fun walking around the exhibits while enjoying food, drinks and space-age entertainment. Event ticket and drink tickets required. Costumes encouraged! Sponsored by Nuance.

ILTA's 8th Annual Distinguished Peer Awards Dinner and After-Glow Party

Tuesday from 6:30 - midnight
Wear your best black and gold for this star-studded awards event in the Mandalay Bay Ballroom from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. You won’t want to miss ILTA’s favorite emcee and comedian, Don McMillian, as he humors us and honors our distinguished award winners. Join us after the awards for a glitzy ILTA Party Lounge outside the ballroom in the Mandalay Bay Foyer. A live band, casino tables, engaging entertainment, photo opps and stylish networking areas all overlooking the beautiful Las Vegas skyline await! Sponsored by The Firm Directory - Neudesic.

Wednesday — No Evening Event Planned

Take this opportunity to relax and enjoy the amenities of the property or keep the momentum going at one of the many vendor networking events.

Closing Event: That's All Folks — A Cartoon Finale

Thursday 6:30 - 11:00 p.m.
ILTA loves leaving a positive, lasting impression for their members and vendors at our final night event. We have paired together some of our favorite games to create a highly interactive evening filled with more fun, energy and excitement than any other final event you’ve attended before! Be prepared to get a little silly and have some fun with friends……dance with the DJ, participate in the ever-popular karaoke, enjoy unique buffet displays, mingle with costumed characters in photo opps, compete for prizes and money, and so much more. Quieter networking areas will be available to those wanting to visit with friends. Sponsored by Polycom.

Guest Tickets

Your member registration fee covers all conference meals. Guest tickets for these networking events may be purchased onsite.