Programs & Education Committee


Responsibilities & Benefits

Overall Responsibilities and Responsibilities with Partners:

  • Attend committee meetings/conference calls to discuss and confirm upcoming committee projects once a month in person or by conference call determined by the chair
  • Attend all NACE meetings and events  (maximum of 2 absences)
  • Brainstorming ideas for meeting programs for educational topics and speaker opportunities
  • Assist with sourcing speakers for monthly NACE events and meetings
  • Place 24 hour calls to partner vendors and sponsors to verify and coordinate day of logistics
  • Interact with chapter members and partners to gauge interest for monthly programs
  • Uphold the greater value of NACE and the education it provides to industry professionals
  • Represent NACE in a professional and ethical manner as prescribed in the Code of Ethics

Responsibilities with Speakers:

  • Determine speakers requirements and relaying that to the Strategic Partnerships Professional ( i.e. AV, screen, microphone, table for materials  etc.) so we have it available
  • Procure Speakers headshot and brief bio needed for email blasts and social media marketing
  • Day of check in with speaker and venue to make sure all needs are filled and all logistics are in place
    • Including but not limited to: arranging the speaker’s meal (keep in warmer, not eating, etc).
  • Make Registration arrangements for speaker and their guests - complimentary but needs to be registered via Eventbrite


  • Drafting the Agenda and all the details for the monthly meetings and distributing to the board for day of itinerary and timeline


  • Direct involvement with educational programming geared towards career development in the catering and events industry
  • Constant interaction and involvement with senior and prominent members of the events industry and working as part of a team
  • Face to Face interaction and with members, host venues and speakers
  • Growth opportunity for Board positions within NACE both locally and nationally
  • The satisfaction of helping to improve and promote  the overall respect and awareness of the catering and events industry
  • Develop personal and professional relationships that will last you a LIFETIME!