Strategic Partnerships 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 Board of Directors or Director.
  • Attend all NACE meetings and events  (maximum of 2 absences)
  • Assist with sourcing venues  and partners for monthly NACE events and meetings
  • Place 24 hour calls to partner vendors and sponsors to verify and coordinate day of logistics
  • Assisting with Program and Event Day check in for partners
  • Assisting setup based on schedule and logistics with host venue
  • Interact with the communications committee to define sponsor and/or partners for monthly acknowledgement securing logos and any other information for marketing purposes (venue/location, parking, menu, any additional details).
  • 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 Host Venue:

  • Assist in confirming venues for each NACE Meeting (working 1 quarter in advance)
  • Coordinate with the Speaker Chair (Programs and Education Committee) to determine the speaker’s AV requirements and relaying that to the AV Sponsor/Partner.


  • Coordinate and confirm the the Photographer Partner for each meeting.  
  • Coordinate and confirm decor, floral, linen etc vendors when needed.
  • Assist with any materials, vendor needs, or fundraising required in coordination with the Director of Fundraising


  • 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!