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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Jingle and Mingle Holiday Award Reception

December 06, 2017
5:00 PM CST to 8:00 PM CST
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Mercy-Library at Le Meridian Chambers Hotel
901 Hennipen Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Join us for a night of holiday cheer and award celebration

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2017 - 2018 Board of Directors | Executive Committee


                   Greg Geiger,  President    Jamie Quickert, 1st Vice President    Kirk Holslin, 2nd Vice President       



                           Matt Johnson, Treasurer             Lindsay Frank, Secretary          Bruce Vassar, Immediate Past President


                                             Jackie Kaelble, Programs Chair         Carrie Mabery, Membership Chair                            


        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