Why Join NACE
NACE membership offers networking opportunities, resources and steep discounts on NACE educational opportunities and NACE partner services.
Explore the benefits provided to you as a Member of NACE
- More than 45 chapters across North America provide peer-to-peer networking and allow you to make professional contacts in your industry and within your specialty.
- Access to the NACE Membership Directory.
- Experience is the most valuable industry conference in our profession. Industry leaders, chefs, caterers, designers and event professionals come together to teach, learn, see and taste the most up-to-the-minute trends in our industry.
- NACE Education offers self-paced online courses on the core concepts of the catering and events industry.
- The Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE) designation is the most widely respected professional certification in the industry. Employers, peers and clients see CPCE as a mark of accomplishment, credibility and trust.
- Find your next career opportunity on the NACE Career Center.
- Access groundbreaking research into the catering and events industry through the compensation and benefits survey.
- Being a member of NACE means growth as a leader. Getting involved with NACE means members practice valuable skills that they take to their own businesses.
- Marketing resources including ebook and webinards presented by ThriveHive.
- Members of NACE enjoy pricing discounts on the products and services they use the most.
- Access to NACE Buyer’s Club
- The NACE Awards recognize outstanding vision, inspiration, leadership and achievement in catering and event design.
- NACE News keeps industry professionals informed of topics that impact their day to day activities.