NACE Mission Statement
“To advance the catering and events industry and its professionals.”



Welcome to Tampa Bay NACE!

NACE is the oldest and largest professional society that addresses all aspects of the catering industry. Through the collective efforts of members, local chapters, committees and the Foundation of NACE, NACE is at the forefront of the issues that directly affect you and your business.  

From practical tips that you can use to provide better service to your clients, to recognition and marketing programs that enhance the credibility and professionalism of the field, NACE is on the cutting edge. From educational programs to standards, to ethics, to legislative monitoring, NACE leads the way.

Welcome to our Website!

Your Tampa Bay NACE website has great features including links to our Facebook & Twitter accounts (join our group and follow us!), picture galleries, reports, personal member biographies and more!

Take some time to explore the new site and keep your eyes peeled for updates and direction on further addtions to our new home.  Enjoy!



Tampa Bay NACE
Community Service Project

Monday, May 16th
Foster Elementary School
2014 E. Diana St
Tampa, FL 33610

Meals for Minds is a mobile distribution event.  During this event, the NACE Community Service Committee will be at Foster Elementary School distributing food to the community.  Join us as we help feed those in need!




NACE Experience 2016 is on the Horizon in sunny Ft. Lauderdale!
Contact Samantha Valentin at for details on group registration discounts by May 1st.

Scholarships will be awarded at the May meeting.
Click here to download the application

Click here for more conference details!




Have you updated your Tampa Bay NACE contact information?
 It only takes a few minutes.  Log into your member account (same login you use for registration) to update your company name, contact information and most importantly, your vendor category.  Help our website vistors more easily find and contact Tampa Bay NACE members for future business!
If you need assistance, contact Samantha Valentin at