Public Announcements


NACE Member Discount for May 4 BizBash Live

Clear your schedule, grab your colleagues, and join 1,500 elite event and meeting pros at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center in just two weeks, on Thursday, May 4 for the most important industry event of the year—BizBash Live Florida.

Only a few All Access Passes remain, so secure your spot today. (Remember: this is the only pass that lets you experience everything BizBash Live has to offer.)

Exclusive NACE discount: Save 15% on your BizBash Live pass with code NACE17.

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Widener's 6th Annual Cake Boss March 30, 2017

Join us for Widener University's 6th Annual Cake Boss, hosted by the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) and the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA).

Widener Cake Boss
Time: 7:30 p.m.-9:30p.m.
Date: March 30, 2017

Now located in the University Center!

Tickets are sold at the door:

$5 for Widener Students / $10 Non-students

Tickets include access to all of the unique cakes, 2 raffle tickets, a "mocktail" voucher, and a coin for voting for your favorite cake.

Any Questions?
Contact Brandon DeChirico at [email protected]du
or Sara Hufnagle at [email protected]u

Location: Widener University, 1 University Place, Chester, PA


Member Spotlight February 2017: Nancy Bauman

Nancy Bauman

Congratulations to Nancy Bauman for receiving the Membership Spotlight Award for the Month of February!

Nancy has been a dedicated member of NACE, and we are honored to have presented her this award at our monthly meeting Feb. 21 at Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown. Nancy has been a role model of what it is to be an industry professional and business partner. Thank you for all that you have done for NACE and our industry!


4 Chapter Board Members Attend NACE Evolve 2017

NACE board members from the Philadelphia/South Jersey/Delaware Chapter attended NACE Evolve 2017 at The Logan in Philadelphia Jan. 28-30. The City of Brotherly Love was host to NACE leaders from across the country. Representatives from our board included Chapter President Gabe Fredericks, Director of Fundraising Taz Sellers, Director of Marketing & Communications Dawn Mitchell and Gil Hall, CPCE, CMP, Advisory Board Member.

The educational series’ purpose was to build a successful foundation for board members to be an effective leader at their local chapter, focusing on development, meeting with other NACE members and to engage in constructive ideas. The conference featured seminars on team building, fiduciary responsibilities and ethics, a mock board meeting, and break-out sessions to discuss marketing and communications, membership, programs, and the roles of secretary, treasurer, vice president and president.

Award Presentation at Evolve

In addition, Chapter President Gabe Fredericks was asked to present during the “Best of” Chapter Leader Talks about award-winning programs. Gabe’s presentation highlighted the August 2015 Wedding Panel at Please Touch Museum that was awarded Best Education Program last year. He featured a video of the meeting detailing the dramatic transformation from daytime museum to red-carpet worthy event and the festivities in full swing. He also spoke about engaging members and involving sponsors at one of our chapter’s most popular meetings of the year.


Member Spotlight January 2017: Jason Campisi, South Jersey Party Rentals

Jason Campisi

Congratulations to Jason Campisi of South Jersey Party Rentals for receiving the Membership Spotlight Award for the Month of January.

Jason has been a dedicated member of NACE for three years, and we are honored to have presented him this award at our January 2017 meeting at the Independence Visitors Center.