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The 2018 NACE Experience Conference is THE premier conference for catering and creative event partners. It is the perfect blend of creativity and connections, from the meals being served to the high-rated sessions and award-winning keynote speakers.

Event Highlights:
Community: Make a bestie in Palm Springs!
Inspiration: Explore the new “Oasis”
Celebration: We’re celebrating where NACE has been and where we are going. #NACEis60.
Creativity: Learn from fellow creatives, trendsetters and leaders.

Stay tuned for more news from the Seattle NACE Board 
about scholarship opportunities!

We are looking for some fabulous professionals to be a part of advancing our growth. As a committee member, you get access to some pretty great opportunities, including access to local & national educational opportunities, travel and development scholarships, fun team building opportunties and so much more. Email us now for more information, or come see us at one of the monthly meetings. 

We are looking for support in the following areas:

Membership Committee
Instantly expand your network and get acquainted with many of the amazing individuals in our industry. As a member of the Membership Committee, you will work with the 2nd VP and the Membership Chair to maintain our relationship with our members and our community, as well as contribute to developing valuable member benefit programs. 

Programs Committee
Let your creative side soar and join us in developing all of the amazing educational and social programs we execute each month. It's fun and rewarding collaboration where you will get the chance to provide your input on the programs, topics and themes for our monthly events. Get to know vendors, venues and caterers and expand your network while being a part of a damn fun team. 

Communications Committee
We are looking for a tech savvy guy or gal to assist our Communications team with technology needs! If this sounds just like you, let us know! We'd love to have you on our fun team.

Finance Committee
It's not all bean counting, people!! Not only do you get to work with the fabulous Monica Newby, but you also get to do some really thoughtful work in regards to governance and donations. In addition, you will get to know your fellow members better by occasionally helping out at the registration/welcome desk. Grow your network, develop your business acumen and have some fun.

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Next Monthly Meeting

In a world where news travels at the speed of LIKES and tweets, learn about the #1 best way to gain clients that you love – referral programs!

No breaking the bank, no complicated systems, just awesome connection with your favorite clients & an easy-to-build, easy-to-use guide to creating the best referral program for your biz! Perfect for budding entrepreneurs, longtime business owners, and people looking to have clients that love to cheer for you!


Our Venue & Caterer

Hilton Bellevue
300 112th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98004

Newly renovated hotel near downtown Seattle

The Hilton Bellevue hotel is conveniently located in Seattle’s upscale Eastside, just 10 minutes from downtown Seattle. Bellevue is home to world-class shopping, hiking trails and hundreds of international businesses. One of the largest conference hotels in Bellevue, with flexible meeting space that accommodates any event, whether it's an intimate business meeting or gala for up to 1,000 Guests in our spacious grand ballroom. Make your event stand out with our exceptional catering offerings and expert planning staff.

Click here to read more and register now...


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Calendar of Events


June 12th, 2018
Fremont Foundry
154 N 35th Street
Seattle, WA 98103

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Member News

Featured Member

Welcome New Members

Happy NACE-Aversery

Jenn Ambrose

Read more about our featured member here...

Carla Petrulli, CircusWerks

Claire Fernandez, Party on the Rocks

Erica Wright, Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Bellevue

Jennifer Taylor, Jennifer Taylor Consulting

Marilee Kimball, 321 Foto

Matthew Scott, Love's Events

Olivia Moody, National Event Pros

Oscar Ingalls, The Howard Group

Tayler Doffner, Lake Union Cafe


15 Years

Susan Aaron, Hotel Red Lion Olympia

10 Years

Happiness Pitzer, Overlake Golf and Country Club

1 Year

Bruce Collier, Bellevue Hilton

Katie Takahashi, Washington Athletic Club

Rachel Plath, Provenance Hotels

Rebecca Monaghan, Lynnwood Convention Center


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