Event Production of the Year
The "Event Production of the Year" award recognizes outstanding achievement in the overall event planning and production of a catered event by on and off-premise caterers, event planners, facility venue managers, and institutions producing such events as parties, banquets, award ceremonies, fundraisers, festivals, sporting events, conventions and expositions, but excluding weddings (see Wedding of the Year award).
Award nominations will be split into six categories. Your nomination will fall into one of the categories:
1. Social, Budget <$50,000
2. Social, Budget $50,000-$100,000
3. Social, Budget >$100,000
4. Corporate, Budget <$50,000
5. Corporate, Budget $50,000-$100,000
6. Corporate, Budget >$100,000
Award application fee: $115.00
NOTE: Industry awards allow you to credit members of the team that contributed to your event. Each team member added to a submission is an additional $115 fee and they will receive an award if selected as the winner.
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The 2018 NACE Awards honor events and accomplishments that were held between the dates of January 1 to December 31, 2017. This award is open to NACE members and non-members but NACE and NACE-sponsored events are not eligible. Weddings are not eligible (use Wedding of the Year award). Team entries are allowed to be entered in this category when joint efforts were required to produce the event. If a team wins an award in this category, the award will be given to the primary nominee as noted on the nomination form. Each team member added to a submission is an additional $115 fee and they will receive an award if selected as the winner.