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NACE Mission Statement

To provide catering and event professionals superior education, networking, and resources to enhance career success and deliver excellence to clients.The National Association for Catering & Events (NACE) provides you with a network of peers, industry news and information, education, professional development, informational resources, recognition and much more.

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Here's your opportunity to meet and know your peers, who have the answers to your questions, proven solutions and new ideas for any situation you might face. NACE is the key to enhancing your career and your commitment to professionalism.

If you're not a member, we invite you to join our growing San Antonio chapter. This is your opportunity to take your career to a whole new level of success!

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April 11th NACE Meeting
Doug Sandler Building Your Brand To Celebrity Status - How To Become an Expert in Your Industry.
April 11, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Hotel Valencia Riverwalk
150 E Houston St
San Antonio , TX 78205

$45.00 Member Ticket
$55.00 after 12:00 pm April 7

$55.00 Guest Ticket
$65.00 after 12:00 pm April 7

$45.00 Guest of Member Company
$55.00 after 12:00 pm April 7



Join Alamo NACE for our April 11th meeting and be one of the first to see the beautiful Hotel Valencia’s $10 million renovation. Guest speaker, Doug Sandler, will show us how to become the go to expert in the industry and the best way to build your brand to celebrity status. Doug will discuss best practices for providing social proof, building your network, creating content and becoming the source in your industry.  Plus much more on how to be a BRAND ROCKSTAR. Take a glimpse into social media, content creation, content curation, blogging, podcasting and networking practices.

Just for the caterers! Learn how to save money in 2017 with a special message presentation from Client Elkins from SB Value. 

 Join us after the program for a “Nightcap with Doug Sandler” at one of Hotel Valencia’s new lobby bars. Doug has graciously offered to meet our attendees and give everyone a chance to ask questions to the author of Nice Guys Finish First. NACE Members joining us for the nightcap will receive one drink ticket.

Program Flow

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Registration & Networking
Open Bar

Tasty Bites Award Winning Argentine Steak and Eggs

Chimichurri kabob with piquillio wrapped tenderloin, poached quail egg

South Texas Empanada

gulf shrimp, blue grits, chorizo and queso fresco               

6:45pm - 7:30pm
Opening Annoucements
Plated Dinner

Preset salad

Ensalada Corazon

Compressed hearts of palm, blue bonnet farm greens, cold pressed olive oil crisps and salsa romesco


Smoked Short Rib Ravioli      

Sundried tomato pasta filled with smoked beef, pecorino romano, ricotta and basil with tomato rustic and charred burrata


Dulce de Leche Cheesecake  

Trituradopepper berry coulis, whipped cream, micro cilantro

7:30pm - 8:15pm

Education Program

8:15pm - 8:30pm
Closing Annoucements
Event Concludes

Nightcap with Doug Sandler 

Register by Friday, April 7 at NOON to ensure your seat

Members: $45
Non-Members: $55

RSVP'S after Friday, April 7 at Noon and Walk-Ins:
Members: $55
Non-Members: $65

Walk-Ins will be taken as space allows



NACE Cares 

In the month of April NACE Cares will be collecting for Heidi Search Center.

Heidi Search Center - 4/11/17 NACE Cares

 The Heidi Search Center is in need of items to assist in the search of missing persons. We greatly appricate the help of our meeting attendees who donate to NACE Cares. The Heidi Search Center wish list includes: 

  •         Copy Paper (Letter) 8.5 x 11
  •         Copy Paper (Legal) 8.5 x 14
  •         Avery Address Labels (1” x 2 5/8”), Avery Shipping labels (3-1/3 x 4”)
  •         9”x 12” Manila envelopes
  •         Kleenex, Paper Towels, Bathroom Paper
  •         Cleaning supplies (Clorox, Windex, Wipes, Hand Sanitizers, Rubber Gloves,  etc)
  •         Bottled Water
  •         Post it Notes, 3 Ring Binders (Large & Small), Binder Clips (all sizes), Scotch tape
  •         Shipping Tape
  •         Sharpie (all kinds) Highlighters, Pens (Black & Blue) Steno pads, Legal Pads
  •         File Folders (Plain or colors)
  •         Large Black/ White Trash Bags
  •         Any GIFT CARD no matter the amount! (Walmart, HEB, Office Max,etc)