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.
We want to send TWO of our amazing members to conference with us!
APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP TODAY!
Download this form and submit no later than 4pm on Friday, May 18th to be considered.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Photo experiences are becoming staples at all types of events, from weddings to birthdays, holiday parties to conferences, and stadiums to nationwide tours. Get a crash course in designing or choosing the best photo experiences for your events, determining the most effective types of content to be created and shared, and learn how to use these experiences to generate more revenue, increase engagement, and most importantly, allow your guests to have FUN with your brand.
Join us in June at Fremont Foundry to gain a little insight into the future of Photo Experiences. Sam Eitzen, owner of The SnapBar, will share his wealth of knowledge on where the industry is today, how to best fit photo experiences into your events, and where the industry might be headed.
Say cheese and we will see you in June...
Our Venue & Caterer
Fremont Foundry Events
154 N. 35th Street
Seattle, WA 98103
The building which now houses Fremont Foundry Events was opened in 1981 as a hub for Fremont's eclectic artist community and played a special part in Seattle's art focused counterculture.
From educational conferences to holiday galas and immersive themed events, prominent organizations such as Microsoft, Tableau Software, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation entrust Fremont Foundry to provide support and resources their planners need to execute successful events.
Our unconventional facility is retrofitted with modern technology, and offers convenient in house amenities that supplement ease of production. The building’s industrial character and its historic past will surely be a topic of conversation among your guests and add appeal to any activity within its walls.
Lisa Dupar Catering is one of the leading full-service catering companies in the Pacific Northwest. Our restaurant, Pomegranate Bistro, shares a space with Lisa Dupar’s 14,000-square-foot catering kitchen, giving you a behind the scenes glimpse at our team in action.
Our team manages an array of events and a portfolio of services including professional event planning, wine and bar service, rental equipment and event design. Executing over 1,500 events annually, Dupar & Company provides services to handle weddings, corporate events, birthday celebrations, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, private dinners and high-profile fundraisers, among others.
Welcome New Members
Bethany Melson, Columbia Winery
Carla Petrulli, CircusWerks
Claire Fernandez, Party on the Rocks
Erica Wright, Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Bellevue
Hanna Eickerman, Loews Hotel 1000
Jennifer Taylor, Jennifer Taylor Consulting
Kelsey Von Stubbe, Tentwood Events
Kevin Kalstad, Gecko Hospitality
Marliza Louis, Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Downtown Pioneer Square
Matthew Scott Love, Love's Events
Melinda Johnson, Mayflower Park Hotel
Olivia Moody, National Event Pros
Tayler Doffner, Lake Union Cafe
Arleen Edward, Tulalip Resort Casino
Kate Patay, Patay Consulting
Jeff O'Connor, Merry Makers
Nicole Browning, Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel