Smart, Very Smart!

Two prominent NACE members are featured in the current issue of Smart Meetings Magazine

NACE Members Shone on the SuperBowl Stage

Some years, you forget who won the Super Bowl. Some years, you forget who even played.

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Working with a Temporary Staffing Company

The stage is set. Tables and chairs have arrived at the venue, chefs are frantically preparing their masterpieces, and the fresh smell of flowers hangs in the air. You've worked hard to make this event happen, but you know you couldn't have done it without the dedicated and quality staff that makes up your team.
Often, companies, particularly those that are small staffed, find relief in hiring a specialized event staffing company to execute events. Here are the top 5 things to know when considering a temporary staffing company. 


New this year at #NACEEXP17

We're Shaking Things Up at #NACEEXP17! Along with the informative sessions that you've come to expect from the 2017 NACE Experience, we will also offer several new features.

The Mothers of the Wedding

“I am the Mother of the Bride (Groom), but I don't want to look like one.”  
Mothers of the wedding have their own unique set of challenges.  Some have it easy with little stress and smooth sailing.  For the vast majority, however, this is not the case.  

Making the Move from Weddings to Events

As an experienced wedding planner, you already know there are many benefits that go along with this exciting career choice. You set your own hours, maybe work from home, leverage your creativity, and enjoy the satisfaction that comes from helping create cherished memories. But one of the greatest, and most often overlooked, perks is a wedding planner's inherent ability to diversify. These perks, along with the skills and techniques you have acquired as a planner, are easily transferable to the corporate segment of planning and might just be your next big event.

Unique Christmas Dishes with Puff 'n Stuff Catering

Puff 'N Stuff Catering brings you a unique array of holiday recipes as seen on Good Day Orlando. 

Results from our Fall Catering and Events Trend Survey are in!

Thank you to all who took part in NACE's fall survey, which asked questions about the most popular months for weddings, and also whether corporate clients were upping their budgets for year end celebrations and generally for events in 2017. Almost 150 people responded, which is an excellent rate. 

FOOD RESCUE PLAN - A Step-by-Step Overview for Event Managers & Planners

NOTE 1:  A successful food rescue requires advance planning. This brief guideline will suggest checklist items to add to your planning process.

NOTE 2:  A food rescue plan is a “contingency plan”; there is always a chance that you will NOT have food left over to donate, so avoid disappointment by letting key stakeholders know this in advance.  

Happy Halloween!

As catering and event professionals, Halloween is one of our most favorite times of the year. It's the unofficial start of the Holiday season, and more than any of the other holidays, it's a chance for us to truly tap into our creativity, and have a lot of fun! 

And it's a holiday that's growing in importance for our industry, as well, not just for kids!