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Welcome to the NACE Orlando Chapter

The National Association for Catering and Events, NACE,  is the world's leading association of caterers, event professionals and special event services that provides resources to the special event industry.

Networking, education and business development are the legacies NACE has to offer members, their clients, and businesses.

We invite you to explore NACE and enhance your event world!



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Get Ready for Houston – The City With No Limits


The National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) Experience Conference, taking place at the brand-new Marriott Marquis Houston, July 16-19, 2017, is the only major industry conference that serves everyone in the catering and events industry. This four-day event will certainly not disappoint with world-class speakers, innovative designs, and the latest and greatest in culinary arts. Experience is more than professional development and networking, it’s also the place to celebrate your creativity and passion and discuss critical issues affecting the industry.


We’re Shaking Things UpAlong with the informative sessions that you’ve come to expect from the 2017 NACE Experience, #NACEEXP17 will also offer these new program offerings: 


  • New Schedule - NACE has revamped the #NACEEXP17 schedule to enhance your onsite experience. We're bringing you four days of inspiring education sessions, networking opportunities, chapter celebration, a community service event, and more!
  • Industry Summit – Industry leaders will come together to address topics like event security, food waste management, human resources and more.
  • Interactive Marketplace – Attend education breakout sessions, exchange ideas in the hot topic room and visit with vendors showcasing the latest and greatest.


Register now for the NACE Experience Conference, taking place at the Marriott Marquis Houston, July 16-19, 2017.


Education is Key, Achieve the CPCE! Establish yourself as a successful and sophisticated professional at the Experience Conference. Take the CPCE exam on Sunday, July 16. Submit your application and documentation by June 17 for consideration for the exam. Visit for more information.


Prepare for the exam with the CPCE Fast Track on July 15, 2017. Thinking of taking the exam after the conference? Education sessions attended at the Experience Conference count as contact hours towards your CPCE application.




Submit your entry today!

Key Dates & Info
Awards Entry Deadline – May 12
#NACEEXP17 Registration Early Bird Deadline – May 19
Nomination List Announced – May 23 
The NACE One Awards Gala – July 18

NACE One Award Categories & Fees
2016 Award Winners

Choose your best work and submit it for a NACE ONE Award online by May 12, 2017.



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