Why NACE

Membership in NACE ensures you have access to the tools, resources and connections you need to grow and thrive.  Join NACE today and experience the power of community and collaboration.

 

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Network with Members

  • Attend local events at one of more than 40 chapters across the U.S.
  • Access to the NACE Membership Directory.
  • Develop your leadership skills and grow your network through volunteer leadership opportunities.
  • Refer friends and save! For every new member you refer, you receive a $50 credit on your renewal.
  • Discover gift products and services available nationwide from talented NACE members in the NACE Member Gift Guide

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Grow your Career Through Professional Development

  • See and taste the most up-to-the-minute trends in our industry at the annual NACE Experience Conference.
  • Learn the core concepts of the catering and events industry through our self-paced online courses.
  • Discuss and share best practices and network with colleagues during our monthly virtual hangouts.
  • Advance your career with one of the most respected designations in the industry, the Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE).

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Give your Career a Competitive Edge

  • 24/7 Access to catering and event hacks with videos, articles, presentations and more offered in the NACE Resource Library.
  • Discover your next professional move in the NACE Career Center.
  • Our various e-newsletters keep catering and event professionals informed on topics that impact their day to day activities.
  • The NACE One Awards recognize outstanding vision, inspiration, leadership and achievement in catering and event design.

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Money-Saving Programs

  • NACE members enjoy pricing discounts on the products and services they use most.
  • Special NACE member discounts to get listed on the Biz Bash Directory, just tell them NACE sent you!
  • Exclusive NACE member discounts for BizBash Live experiences in Florida, Los Angeles, and New York