International Mr. Leather

Event Schedule

(All IML 2019 events are sign-interpreted for the hearing impaired.)

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Time Event Location Description
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Weekend Package Pick up & Ticket Sales Rafael Annex
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM IML Opening Ceremonies Auditorium Theatre Auditorium Theatre: Ticket Packages available Ticket Sales Desk at Congress Plaza Hotel, 1st floor, Ticket Sales Desk. Event includes the introduction of judges, contestants and number selection. Doors open at 7:30 PM, show begins at 8:00 PM.
11:00 PM - 12:00 AM Leather Recovery Meeting Guest Room 700 North Tower A 12-step recovery meeting that welcomes all programs and people seeking support in a sober environment during all IML festivities.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Time Event Location Description
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Weekend Package Pick up & Ticket Sales Rafael Annex
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM Leather Market Day Pass Registration Prince Albert Room Leather Market Access - Wristband is required and must be 21+ for admission. Photo ID required. Suggested donation - Full Weekend Wristband $25 or Single Day Wristband $15.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Leather Recovery Meeting Guest Room 700 North Tower
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM IML Leather Market 1st, 2nd, 3rd floors Leather Market Access - Wristband is required and must be 21+ for admission. Photo ID required. Suggested donation - Full Weekend Wristband $25 or Single Day Wristband $15.
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM International Mr. Bootblack Competition Rendezvous International Mr. Bootblack Competition.
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Leather Archives & Museum Pop-Up Shop Congress Hotel Stop by the pop-up shop for the Leather Archives & Museum and check out some amazing merchandise. This year's collection features items designed especially for IML in limited quantities, so catch them before they're gone. Guest authors will join us during the weekend to sign and sell copies of their books, so stop by often. While you're there be sure to sign the 2019 IML flag, and renew your membership to the LA&M for 2019!
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM FlashBack Florentine Spend some time with IML 2018, James Lee and IMBB 2018, LUCKY REBEL, as they share their memories and highlights of their title year and travels. Join them and some very special guests to hear the insider scoop behind the social media posts of airports, events, judging, and jock auctions. Share some tears, laughs and scandals -- stories you probably haven't heard as well as their final remarks before their successors are named on Sunday night. Be there as the guys have a last word before fading into wuzziedom. This is a ticketed event that is available as both an add-on to your Weekend Package or as a single ticket event. Tickets will be available at Weekend Registration/Ticket Desk.
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM LORE Sober Recovery Dinner Congress Hotel Front Entrance All members and friends of recovery community are invited to join, meet at the Congress Hotel entrance at 7:30pm for a short walk to the restaurant.
11:00 PM - 12:00 AM Leather Recovery Meeting Guest Room 700 North Tower

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Time Event Location Description
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Leather Market Day Pass Registration Prince Albert Room Leather Market Access - Wristband is required and must be 21+ for admission. Photo ID required. Suggested donation - Full Weekend Wristband $25 or Single Day Wristband $15.
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM Weekend Package Pick up & Ticket Sales Rafael Annex
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM IML Leather Market 1st, 2nd, 3rd floors Leather Market Access - Wristband is required and must be 21+ for admission. Photo ID required. Suggested donation - Full Weekend Wristband $25 or Single Day Wristband $15.
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM International Mr. Bootblack Competition Rendezvous International Mr. Bootblack Competition.
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Leather Archives & Museum Pop-Up Shop Congress Hotel Stop by the pop-up shop for the Leather Archives & Museum and check out some amazing merchandise. This year's collection features items designed especially for IML in limited quantities, so catch them before they're gone. Guest authors will join us during the weekend to sign and sell copies of their books, so stop by often. While you're there be sure to sign the 2019 IML flag, and renew your membership to the LA&M for 2019!
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Leather Recovery Meeting Guest Room 700 North Tower
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM LORE Sober Recovery Mocktail Party Guest Room 700 North Tower All members and friends of the recovery community are invited to attend.
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM IML Pecs and Personality Contest Auditorium Theatre Auditorium Theatre: Ticket Packages available Ticket Sales Desk at Congress Plaza Hotel, 1st floor, Ticket Sales Desk. IML contestants are judged on their appearance and stage presence. Doors open at 7 p.m., contest begins at 8 p.m.
11:00 PM - 12:00 AM Leather Recovery Meeting Guest Room 700 North Tower

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Time Event Location Description
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Leather Market Day Pass Registration Prince Albert Room Leather Market Access - Wristband is required and must be 21+ for admission. Photo ID required. Suggested donation - Full Weekend Wristband $25 or Single Day Wristband $15.
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Weekend Package Pick up & Ticket Sales Rafael Annex
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM IML Leather Market 1st, 2nd, 3rd floors Leather Market Access - Wristband is required and must be 21+ for admission. Photo ID required. Suggested donation - Full Weekend Wristband $25 or Single Day Wristband $15.
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM International Mr. Bootblack Competition Rendezvous International Mr. Bootblack Competition.
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Leather Archives & Museum Pop-Up Shop Congress Hotel Stop by the pop-up shop for the Leather Archives & Museum and check out some amazing merchandise. This year's collection features items designed especially for IML in limited quantities, so catch them before they're gone. Guest authors will join us during the weekend to sign and sell copies of their books, so stop by often. While you're there be sure to sign the 2019 IML flag, and renew your membership to the LA&M for 2019!
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Leather Recovery Meeting Guest Room 700 North Tower
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM International Mr. Leather Contest Auditorium Theatre INTERNATIONAL MR. LEATHER CONTEST Auditorium Theatre: Ticket Packages available Ticket Sales Desk at Congress Plaza Hotel, 1st floor, Ticket Sales Desk. Doors open at 5:00 PM, Contest begins at 6:00 PM.
9:00 PM - 4:00 AM IML Victory Celebration House of Blues 329 N. Dearborn Street "The Victory Party" Returns With An All-Star Lineup. With custom laser and light shows, sensational set designs, Go-Go dancers from around the world and the best DJ talent on the decks, this incredible party produced by Matthew Harvat (aka CircuitMOM) will once again fill every floor of the 4-story House Of Blues Chicago space. Ticket Packages available Ticket Sales Desk at Congress Plaza Hotel, 1st floor, Ticket Sales Desk.
11:00 PM - 12:00 AM Leather Recovery Meeting Guest Room 700 North Tower

Monday, May 27, 2019

Time Event Location Description
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Leather Market Day Pass Registration Prince Albert Room Leather Market Access - Wristband is required and must be 21+ for admission. Photo ID required.
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM IML Ticket Sales Rafael Annex
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM IML Leather Market 1st, 2nd, 3rd floors Leather Market Access - Wristband is required and must be 21+ for admission. Photo ID required.
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Leather Archives & Museum Pop-Up Shop Congress Hotel Stop by the pop-up shop for the Leather Archives & Museum and check out some amazing merchandise. This year's collection features items designed especially for IML in limited quantities, so catch them before they're gone. Guest authors will join us during the weekend to sign and sell copies of their books, so stop by often. While you're there be sure to sign the 2019 IML flag, and renew your membership to the LA&M for 2019!
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Premier Package Holder Reception Florentine Premier package holders are invited to a special meet and greet with the winners of IML and IMBB. Photos with the winners are optional. Ticket included with Premier package required.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Leather Recovery Meeting Guest Room 700 North Tower
9:00 PM - 4:00 AM Black and Blue Ball House of Blues 329 N. Dearborn Street International Mr. Leather's iconic closing party returns to Chicago's historic House Of Blues with Matthew Harvat and his team ready to transform the venue into a different and exciting space specifically for this event. Ticket Packages available Ticket Sales Desk at Congress Plaza Hotel, 1st floor, Ticket Sales Desk.