International Mr. Leather

Event Schedule

(All IML 2017 events are sign-interpreted for the hearing impaired.)
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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Time Event Location Description iCal Download
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Weekend Package Pick up & Ticket Sales Rafael Annex Dowload to calendar
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM IML Opening Ceremonies Florentine Congress Plaza Hotel, Florentine 3rd Floor . Ticket Packages available at Ticket Sales Desk at Congress Plaza Hotel 1st floor. Event includes the introduction of judges, contestants and number selection. Doors open at 8:00 PM, show begins at 8:30 PM. Dowload to calendar
11:59 PM - 1:00 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. Dowload to calendar

Friday, May 26, 2017

Time Event Location Description iCal Download
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Weekend Package Pick up & Ticket Sales Rafael Annex Dowload to calendar
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 Dowload to calendar
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Leather Recovery Meeting Guest Room 700 North Tower Dowload to calendar
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 Dowload to calendar
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM International Mr. Bootblack Competition Rendezvous Dowload to calendar
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM LORE Sober Recovery Dinner 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. Dowload to calendar
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM Chicago Rubbermen and Mister International Rubber Meet & Greet Rendezvous The Chicago Rubbermen and Mr. International Rubber join forces to host their annual IML gathering. Start your weekend off by meeting fellow kinky rubberists from around the globe! Dowload to calendar
10:00 PM - 2:00 AM San Francisco Party Florentine Folsom Street Events delivers the biggest warm-up party of IML weekend right inside the host hotel. So, clean up, gear up, hang out and cruise at this nonstop sleazefest, featuring the deep, underground sounds of DJ Jack Chang (London). Dowload to calendar
10:00 PM - 11:59 PM Leather Archives and Museum Silent Auction Florentine Bid on unique leathers, clothing, accessories and art. Directly outside the San Francisco party. Dowload to calendar
11:59 PM - 1:00 AM Leather Recovery Meeting Guest Room 700 North Tower Dowload to calendar

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Time Event Location Description iCal Download
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 Dowload to calendar
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM Weekend Package Pick up & Ticket Sales Rafael Annex Dowload to calendar
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 Dowload to calendar
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM International Mr. Bootblack Competition Rendezvous International Mr. Bootblack Competition. Dowload to calendar
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Titans of the Midwest:General Business Meeting/Social Florentine Titans of the Midwest is a 501c(3) non-profit organization, whose mission is to provide education and guidance to further the development of knowledge and skills of the Midwest kink community (and beyond). Now in our 5th year, the Titans of the Midwest have hosted hundreds of educational sessions, bringing BDSM and kink education to thousands. Kink U at IML 2017 will be no different. For full course details visit: titansofthemidwest.org Dowload to calendar
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Leather Recovery Meeting Guest Room 700 North Tower Dowload to calendar
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM A Good Pup in a Crazy World: Puppy play in times of social stress Oxford It's no secret that the last year has been stressful. Can puppy play help? Join IPTC International Puppy Pup Turbo, International Trainer Sir Pounder, IPC International Puppy Pup Rex, Sir Justin, Issa Arden, and Sam Brinton as they discuss puppy play's role in a world gone mad. Panel Discussion moderated by Pup Rococo. Dowload to calendar
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Kink U Session 1: Panel Discussion Florentine "WTF is IML Anyway?: The history, reality, and secrets, of the biggest leather contest in the world. Dowload to calendar
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM People of Color Leather Caucus: Panel Discussion Victorian Join the Men of ONYX, along with Leatherfolk and Kinksters of Color from around the world for a lively community discussion on maximizing the leather/kink/fetish experience and positively impacting our communities as People of Color. Panelists will include both elders and new entrants. Demonstrations guaranteed to put the Sizzle in your Saturday afternoon will follow. Join in the discussion and maybe even participate in the demonstrations. Moderated by ONYX founder Mufasa. Dowload to calendar
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Kink U Session 2: Leather History Florentine LA&M Presents, Historical Pillar of Our Community: Tony DeBlase, unraveling the man who made the flag. Dowload to calendar
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Puppy Yoga Buckingham Bring your yoga mats and clothes you can move in, and enjoy the perfect warm up before the fun begins at Off Leash! Sponsored by SquarePeg. Buckingham Room. Yoga starts at 2:00 PM, and the Romp will be from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM Dowload to calendar
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM Kink U Session 3: Changing Perspectives Florentine FAF 101: Take a look at the hyper-masculine world of Leathermen through the eyes of pioneering "femme" personalities. Dowload to calendar
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM LA&M Women's Leather History Program Reception Lake Shore Come celebrate Women's Leather History with the LA&M! Join Mel Leverich, LA&M Archivist/Collections Librarian and slave angie, International slave 2014 as we host a space for women, trans, and gender-spectrum leather folk at IML. Dowload to calendar
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Chicago Hellfire Club Annual IML Cocktail Social Oxford The Chicago Hellfire Club hosts its annual cocktail reception at IML. Come meet and greet the members of CHC as they celebrate its 45th year. All are welcome. Dowload to calendar
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Off Leash: The Pup and Handler Romp Buckingham The annual pup and Handler party that is free and open to all pups and Handlers and their admirers. This year after puppy yoga, we will commence with pup play activities, surprises, fun and fellowship. Sponsored by SquarePeg. Buckingham Room. Yoga starts at 2:00 PM, and the Romp will be from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM Dowload to calendar
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. Dowload to calendar
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM BLUF Social Oxford BLUF Chicago welcomes members of the Breeches and Leather Uniform Fan Club from around the world with a cocktail reception bringing together men into full leather uniforms. This is a BLUF Dress Code Enforced Event, so please wear your finest Leathers and Uniforms. Dowload to calendar
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM IML Pecs and Personality Contest Auditorium Theatre 50 E. Congress Parkway Auditorium Theatre: Ticket Packages available at Ticket Sales Desk at Congress Plaza Hotel 1st floor. IML contestants are judged on their appearance and stage presence. Doors open at 7 p.m., contest begins at 8 p.m. Proudly sponsored by sportlube Dowload to calendar
10:00 PM - 2:00 AM Gear Blast 2017 Rendezvous Hot guys in sports, racing, rubber, leather, lycra and other perv gear keep things hot, sweaty and kinky! Everyone is invited to get yer gear on and come party hard and sweaty. After all, it's always better IN gear! Dowload to calendar
10:00 PM - 2:00 AM Spitshine: The Bootblack Party Buckingham Join the contestants for this year's International Mr. Bootblack Competition and meet bootblacks from across the nation. Jump in to the auction bidding to help raise travel funds for this year's winner. Featuring the roast of outgoing International Mr. Bootblack 2016, Erick Joseph. IMBB is proudly sponsored by Stompers Boots of Fort Lauderdale, FL. Dowload to calendar
11:00 PM - 4:30 AM BRÜT Party Concord Music Hall - 2047 North Milwaukee Ave BRÜT party has a successful combination of hot sexual masculine energy, dirty house music, and an environment void of attitude or judgement. Join like minded, tolerant men who appreciate mind-blowing dance music, have a confident sexual verve, and a little bit of sleaze. DJ's Dan Darlington and Peter Napoli. Doors open at 11:00pm Tickets at tickets.hedonicproductions.com/BrutIML2017 Dowload to calendar
11:59 PM - 1:00 AM Leather Recovery Meeting Guest Room 700 North Tower Dowload to calendar

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Time Event Location Description iCal Download
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 Dowload to calendar
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Weekend Package Pick up & Ticket Sales Rafael Annex Dowload to calendar
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM International Mr. Bootblack Competition Rendezvous International Mr. Bootblack Competition. Dowload to calendar
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 Dowload to calendar
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Leather Recovery Meeting Guest Room 700 North Tower Dowload to calendar
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Metropolitan Community Church Service Columbia Metropolitan Community Church Service, General worship service by Chicago's MCCs for Christian Leatherfolk. Dowload to calendar
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM POW! The Superhero Fetish Meetup Hotel Lobby Heroes and villains will face off at POW!, the dynamic event that unites the superhero fetish community at IML. Gear yourself up in superhero spandex, rubber or leather (as well as scales, robot armor, or fur) and come meet friendly kinksters who dig tights, capes and superpowers. This is a judgment-free event, and all levels of cosplay are appreciated, including capes. Dowload to calendar
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Film Screening : By The People: 25 Years Of Community Archiving At Leather Archives & Museum. Florentine LA&M Documentary Short 39 min. See the development from Chuck Renslow's basement to the institution it is today - thanks to community efforts. Dowload to calendar
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM International Mr. Leather Contest Auditorium Theatre 50 E. Congress Parkway INTERNATIONAL MR. LEATHER CONTEST Auditorium Theatre: Ticket Packages available at Ticket Sales Desk at Congress Plaza Hotel 1st floor. Doors open at 5:00 PM, Contest begins at 6:00 PM. Proudly sponsored by Miller Lite. Dowload to calendar
8:00 PM - 3:45 AM IML Victory Celebration House of Blues 329 N. Dearborn Street Featuring DJ Eddie Martinez. Buses start at 8:00pm. Ticket Packages available at Ticket Sales Desk at Congress Plaza Hotel 1st floor. Dowload to calendar
11:59 PM - 1:00 AM Leather Recovery Meeting Guest Room 700 North Tower Dowload to calendar

Monday, May 29, 2017

Time Event Location Description iCal Download
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 Dowload to calendar
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM IML Ticket Sales Rafael Annex Dowload to calendar
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. Suggested donation - Full Weekend Wristband $25 or Single Day Wristband $15 Dowload to calendar
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Premier Package Holder Reception Florentine Premier package holders are invited to a special meet and greet with IML winners. Photos with the winners are optional. Ticket included with Premier package required. Dowload to calendar
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Leather Recovery Meeting Guest Room 700 North Tower Dowload to calendar
8:00 PM - 3:45 AM Black and Blue Ball Sound-Bar 226 W Ontario Street Chicago Featuring DJ Tom Stephan. Buses start at 8:00pm. Ticket Packages available Ticket Sales Desk at Congress Plaza Hotel 1st floor. Dowload to calendar
  • StompersBoots.com
  • Titans of the Midwest
  • Sportlube
  • Leather Archives and Museum
  • Mr. S Leather
  • Nightspots Magazine
  • BRÜT Party