Meeting/Event Information

Annual Vendor Showcase


November 12, 2013 | 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Jacobs Center at Market Creek | 404 Euclid Ave.
San Diego, CA 92114

Market Creek Events & Venues offers a collection of indoor and outdoor spaces to fit your every need — from intimate gatherings to large-scale conferences and events. All venues incorporate multicultural art and design, presentation technology, and environmentally-friendly operations.


San Diego NACE Annual Vendor Showcase

What makes this showcase unique? It's FREE (MEMBERS ONLY) and it's our 2nd year where ALL MEMBERS are invited to showcase. Yes ~ Caterers, Hotels, Wedding Planners, all members ~ not just Event Professionals. 

So, take advantage of this opportunity ~ to network, to show off your unique style, business, personality, creativity ~ bring samples, brochures, biz cards, décor. Do it up! 

This show is free to paid up members ~ it’s a great benefit for being a NACE member ~ you will be given a FREE table, linen and electrical ~ the rest is up to you and your imagination! 

Please call Tim Altbaum at (619) 227-2408 Direct or email him at [email protected] Space is limited! 

Let us know if you need a table or have your own display/design. 

This is going to be an excellent show ~ Be Active, Be Involved ~ Be There!!!

Events that Give Back Feel Good and are Good Business!

Great events are even better when they leave a legacy beyond that last dance. More and more both social and corporate event clients are wanting to incorporate a philanthropic element into their events. Meantime, event vendors are getting more and more requests to donate their goods and services for nonprofit events. Learn some unique ideas for your clients and how to partner with nonprofits for the best ROI.

Rachel Peniche is President of Plan It San Diego a Social Event Planning and Coordination Company. She is the Executive Director of Friends of Vista Hill, a local nonprofit. Rachel also teaches at SDSU in the L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. In addition to being active professionally in the nonprofit sector, Rachel also is very involved personally with several charity organizations giving of her time, treasure and talent. Just to name a couple: The San Diego/Hawaii Chapter of the Leukemia Lymphoma Society and The Thursday Club.

Our featured menu for the evening:

Tray Passed Hors d ‘Oeuvres

Squash Succotash Crostini w/Rosemary

Corn Chowder Shooter w/Chives & White Truffle Oil


First Course

Poached Pear Salad


Main Course

Braised Short Ribs

Butternut Squash Ravioli

Seasonal Fall Vegetables w/Sage Brown Butter


Vegetarian Course

Butternut Squash Ravioli

Seasonal Fall Vegetables w/Sage Brown Butter


Dessert & Coffee

Pumpkin Cheesecake with a Cinnamon-Nutmeg flavored Sabayon drizzle, dried cranberry garnish and a dusting of cinnamon (by The French Gourmet)

Thanks to the following vendors for contributing to the success of this meeting: