NACE Event Elements 2011

2011 NACE Event Elements Winners
Congratulations to all the winners!!! 

1st Place Winter - Seville Golf and Country Club


2nd Place Winter - The Buttes

3rd Place Winter - Rendezous Catering


1st Place Spring and Peoples Choice - David Twigger


2nd Place Spring - Cake in Hole

1st Place Summer - Yknot Party Rentals


2nd Place Summer - Encore Creative


1st Place Fall - Butterfly Petals 


2nd Place Fall - J Starr Events


1st Place Cake and People's Choice Cake - JW Marriott Desert Ridge


2nd Place Cake - Arizona Grand Resort


Spirit of NACE - Dawn Peterson Hotel Valley Ho 

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Events Elements- Fox 10 News

Good Morning! In case you missed the Event Elements TV Spots this's a link! Feel free to share and spread the word.....Public Viewing starts at 3pm to 6pm.

Have a great day all!

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Upcoming Webinars and Idea Swaps

Remember to stay informed.... Be ahead of the rest.

Get all the hot new trends and ideas by attening our Webinars or swapping ideas with other industry professionals. Below you will find the dates of NACE webinars and idea swaps.

2011 NACE Events
Looking for education without the travel? Partici¬pate in NACE's educational webinars from the comfort of your own desk! These virtual learning opportunities allow attendees to listen to a speaker over the web or phone while simultaneously view¬ing their presentation. Register for your webinar at

June 15
Selling With Style - How to Skyrocket Sales by Understanding the Four Different Buying Styles
Speaker: Robert Carrow

July 13
Knock Out Strategies for Working with Price Conscious Customers
Speakers: Linwood Campbell, CPCE and Lisa Hopkins, CPCE , CMP

August 17
An Indian Wedding Primer
Speaker: Therese Cole-Hubbs, Electric Karma International

September 21
Upselling Unique Events with Wines and Spirits
Speaker: Alyson Anderson, Republic National Distributing Company

October 19
Once Upon A Time...Incorporating Story Selling Into Your Sales Process
Speaker: Cliff Schamber, CPCE, CMP

November 16
Personal Branding: The "X" Factor That Can Help Make or Break Your Success / $35
Speaker: Gary Hernbroth, Training for Winners

December 14
Top 10 Considerations in a Catering/Event Contract
Speaker: Jeff Woodward, Stites & Harbison

NACE Members Only Idea Swaps*
NACE membership has its privileges. Take advantage of these unique open forums, specific to your area of expertise, to find solutions, discuss trends and pick up time-saving tips. These town hall discussions are moderated by top industry leaders and are conducted via conference call. *Participation in the NACE Idea Swaps is for members only and member verification will be required to register.

May 28
Audience: Off Premise Caterers

June 24
Audience: On-Premise Caterers

July 12
Audience: Hotel Catering Professionals

August 23
Audience: Chefs

September 27
Audience: Private and Country Club Professionals

October 25
Audience: Event Producers and Designers

November 8
Audience: Event Entertainers (DJs and Bands)

December 13
Audience: Photographers and Videographers


See you all at Event Elements!!

Jessica Barry


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NACE Conference 2011

We're just 39 days away from the NACE Experience! conference in Reno-Tahoe this July.
With all-inclusive meals, education and networking with peers from across the country, it's time to claim your seat at the table.

Here are just a few highlights to mark your calendar!
Your personal experience includes* design, culinary, philanthropy and business solutions:

Photo credits (left to right): DJones Photography, Mark Gaynor Photography and Laurie Fryar Photography

Monday, July 25
Opening General Session: From the Streets to the Stove: The Power of Change with Chef Jeff Henderson
Culinary Experience
*The Foundation of NACE fundraising event in the Bubinga Lounge (Eldorado Hotel)

Tuesday, July 26
Design Experience
Marketplace Expo
Member Idea Swaps
*Breakout session: Create an International Wine Experience! includes unique ideas for creating and selling international wine and food pairings.
*Gala Awards Dinner and After Party

Wednesday, July 27
Closing Keynote Speaker: Recipe For Success - 5 Ingredients for Well-Balanced Leadership

*Denotes fees and/or special ticketed events. View fees page for details.

Begin your Experience! now.


NACE Experience! Team


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