Memberships are inclusive of a national membership and one local chapter membership. Additional local chapter membership is available at $50 each.
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Offer valid: June 1 - 30, 2013
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Offer valid: June 1 - 30, 2013
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This membership category is made available to businesses with four or more people at the same company and different locations. A discount is provided for multiple members from the same organization. The company must maintain at least four members at all times. Download the Corporate Membership application now. Online applications are not currently accepted for Corporate Membership.
First Professional Member (primary) - $395/year (new or renewing) - includes membership in one local chapter
Additional members (minimum of three) - $260/year/each (new and renewing) - each includes membership in one local chapter
Must have at least (4) members join from SAME company/ANY location (can be different)
All NACE memberships are individual and held specifically in the name of the member. Memberships can be transferred if an employee leaves and the company paid for the original membership, but there is no such thing as a “company” membership where any employee of that company is considered a member
Honorary Membership is bestowed on an individual in recognition of lifetime achievement in the catering field.
The Legacy membership allows dedicated NACE members to receive a discounted annual rate as a reward and recognition for years of membership and dedication to the industry. To apply, you must be a current member in good standing, have been a member for at least 15 years, and be 60 years old or older. Download the Legacy Membership application.
Membership in NACE is non-transferable and is the property of who pays the membership dues. Members replacing a member at a location will be considered the new member and the previous employee is considered a transitional member. The new member will take over the membership, including the paid through date, and the transitional member will have 90 days to reinstate their membership fees. Reinstatement fees will not be assessed up to 90 days and the transitional member will have member privileges for 90 days. The appropriate Membership Replacement Form must be used. Please contact the NACE membership department with questions regarding NACE membership replacement.
This membership category is made available to businesses with three or more people at the same company and same location. A discount is provided for multiple members at a location. The company must maintain at least three members at all times. Download the Multi-Membership application now. Online applications are not currently accepted for Multi-Membership.
First Year - First Two Professional Members ($395 each person)
(each includes membership in one local chapter)
First Year - Additional Professional Members ($320 each person)
(includes membership in one local chapter)
Annual Renewal - First Two Professional Members ($345 each person)
Annual Renewal - Additional Professional Members ($270 each person)
These members are currently employed or self-employed in, or who supply the catering, event, or hospitality industries. Professors and teachers of accredited, college level courses relating to the catering, special events and hospitality industries may also join. Professional members may vote in chapter and NACE national elections, hold any office in which they meet the required criteria and serve on committees. Professional members will be assigned to a chapter in their geographic area or, if no chapter exists in their location, the member will be considered a member—at-large. To pay by check, please download the membership application. Membership payments online will be processed by credit card only.
- First Year - Membership Annual Dues ($395) includes one-time initiation fee of $50 and one local chapter
- Additional Local Chapter - Membership Annual Dues ($50 each) add more chapter(s) to your membership, in addition to annual membership dues
- Annual Renewal - Professional Membership Dues ($345) within the renewal period and includes one local chapter.Additional local chapter renewals $50 each.
Student Membership ($50)
This membership is available to individuals enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited college or university hospitality undergraduate or graduate program. Student Members may serve on committees, but they may not vote, hold office, or serve on the Board of Directors. This membership is available for no more than five (5) years in an undergraduate academic program and no more than three (3) in a graduate program, as long as the member provides annual proof of the full-time enrollment qualification. Students must be taking at least 12 credits currently at an accredited college or university, hospitality program and attach proof of full-time status with application. The appropriate Student Membership application must be used to receive this rate.
Young Professional Membership ($195)
This membership is limited to those individuals under 25 years of age who are employed or self-employed in or who supply the catering, event, or hospitality industries and who have paid any fees or dues required for this membership. They may vote in chapter elections, may hold any office for which they are eligible, and serve on committees. The appropriate Young Professional application must be used and accompanied with proof of age to receive this rate. This rate is effective beginning 1/1/2010 and is NOT retroactive. Memberships purchased prior to this date are non-refundable.