Welcome to NACE Minneapolis / Saint Paul  Chapter! 

Catering Excellence. Event Success.

Welcome to the National Association for Catering & Events.

The National Association for Catering and Events (NACE), the oldest and largest catering association in the world, encompasses all aspects of the catering and events industry. Dedicated to promoting career success for its members and the professionalism of the industry, NACE offers educational programs, professional certification, chapter initiatives, networking opportunities, recognition and awards programs, a job bank, community service projects and the industry’s most prestigious annual conference. In helping its members enhance their business and careers, NACE helps the industry reach its highest potential.

The mission of NACE is “To advance the catering and events industry and its professionals.” 



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      2015 - 2016 Board of Directors/Executive Committee

          Bruce Vassar, Interim President

          Greg Geiger, Vice President          Kirk Holslin, Vice President Membership       

          Matt Johnson, Treasurer                   Jamie Quickert, Secretary      

        Past Presidents
Lisa Brenna    Bruce Vassar    Jennifer Christenson

       Terrie Bulanek    Kathy Roberts    Greg Geiger

        Janet Sheedy    Kristen Babcock


   Congratulations to our Certified Professional in Catering and Events - CPCE

        Terrie Bulanek, CPCE    Kathy Roberts, CPCE 

        Lisa Brenna, CPCE