Business Academies

This isn’t just your job, it’s your passion. 
Whether you are new to the catering and events industry, considering a career change, or just want to enhance your skills, the NACE Business Academies will give you the skills that are critical to your success and will set you apart in the industry. Gain practical understanding, techniques, and skills to grow your business through dynamic and versatile instruction with a trusted partner.   

Explore the NACE Business Academies:
The Business Academies offer education in core concepts that are the foundations of the catering and events industry. Purchase one course or the whole bundle and work at your own pace from home.


I enjoy NACE Business Academies. It allows me to keep learning new information while keeping my regular work schedule. It's an opportunity to learn that does not require travel expense. - Lyndsey Bunn

Online courses catalog:
Beverage Management 
Catering Services 
Contracts and Agreements
Event Management                                                                                                                         
Sales and Marketing

The NACE Business Academies allow you to earn educational contact hours towards CPCE certification or recertification.
Who Should Participate
This program is designed for individuals who are looking to build a foundation of knowledge about the catering and events industry. You may elect to take one course or participate in the full certificate program. Individuals who will benefit from this program include:
  • Students
  • Individuals interested in making a career move
  • Young professionals in the catering and events industry looking to jumpstart their careers
  • Experienced catering and events professionals looking for formal training to become more well-rounded and gain increased potential for referrals
  • Individuals interested in earning continuing education points toward the CPCE application (initial application or recertification)