You are invited to join NACE via our Membership application
NACE members unanimously say that the more time they put in to being a member, participating at the chapter and national levels, the more value they receive. Buy NACE! Member-to-member referrals are one of the top benefits to being a part of NACE. And that’s not to mention the ongoing education, leadership training, webinars, monthlychapter meetings, and our certification—the CPCE.

At NACE, you’ll find mentors, peers, customers, employers and valuable industry contacts. Experience!™, our annual gathering of catering and event industry professionals, provides attendees the opportunity to take advantage of this benefit first hand. In addition to the discount, and the extra month, we’ll also throw in:
A free educational webinar, “Rules of Engagement” ($35 value)

A chance to win one of the following:

  • A one-year free membership (good for a renewal or to give to a friend as a new member) $395 value
  • Experience! 2011 registration $1,100 value
  • Free e-mail blast to the membership (sent from NACE national on your behalf) $500 value

NACE members represent every industry specialty: On Premise Catering  Off Premise Catering  Specialty Venues  Chefs Florists DJs  Vidoegraphers/photographers  Event planners  Entertainment specialists
Linens  Designers  Food and beverage vendors and everyone passionate about catering and events. NACE offers a variety of member benefits to assist you in advancing your career.

You are invited to join NACE via our on-line membership application. Payment can be made on-line using VISA, MasterCard, or American Express. The payment processing is a secure on-line processing system.

The on-line application features membership with NACE for these categories:

New Primary Member: Catering or Convention Services Director or Manager, Event Manager, Food and Beverage Manager, Banquet Manager, Off-Premise Caterer Owner/Manager/Staff or any other title whose position entails menu planning, event sales and planning, or event management for hotels, clubs, corporate facilities, colleges and universities, or any food service/hospitality venue or business.

New Affiliate Member: Purveyors of products and services to or from NACE Primary members, such as florists, photographers, linens, balloons, equipment rental, supplies, staffing, tableware, uniforms, entertainment/DJ, computer software, audio visual, publishing, etc.

Membership Fee: Your first year membership with NACE is $395.00 and membership in one local chapter. If there is not a local chapter in your area, your membership will be 'At-Large'. Additional Chapters can be added for $50.00 each; Primary or Affiliate membership is required.

Note: Corporate Membership (provides involvement at the chapter level for national supplier/vendor corporations through participation of local national representatives) and Student membership (proof of full time student enrollment in a industry hospitality program required) information and applications are available by contacting the NACE Headquarters office at (410) 290-5410

If you do not wish to pay by credit card on-line, you may download the NACE Membership brochure and application, print, and fax or mail to NACE Headquarters