Save the Date for #NACEEXP18The 2018 NACE Experience conference will be held at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa in Palm Springs, CA from July 22-25, 2018.
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Pre-Early Bird Deadline: 4/9/2018
Early Bird Deadline: 5/21/2018
#NACEEXP17 Recap: Imagine, Create, Inspire
The 2017 NACE Experience Conference was held on July 16-19, 2017, at the Marriott Marquis in Houston, Texas. Attendees experienced education at every turn during this experiential, in-person event, including innovative meal presentations, award-winning national keynote speakers, and specialized education that focuses on catering, events and business operations. .
Check out conference highlights below:
Awards and Recognition
The National Association for Catering and Events recognized the best in the industry this week at the NACE One Awards gala held during the annual Experience Conference, in Houston, Texas this month. See the complete list of winners here.
NACE also presented Joyce Inderbitzin of Hilton Hotels with the ICON award and Kevin Brant, CPCE, with the Hall of Fame award. NACE Hall of Fame members are those who have demonstrated a career dedicated to the catering and events industry and values shared by NACE members.
NACE Gives Back
We closed out this amazing conference by giving back to our host city of Houston. It was truly an honor to support Kids' Meals, Inc., Dress for Success Houston, Emancipet Houston and Houston Independent School District!
Pictures and Videos
- Design and Culinary Experience Pictures
- NACE One Awards Gala and Award Winner Pictures
- NACE One Awards After Party Video on Vimeo
- Art of Events Opening Reception Video
Social Media Honorable Mentions
- NACE Experience in Full Swing
- Boxed lunches and Treats
- Opening Reception Sweets
- Design Experience
- Southern hospitality at its finest