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!


Are you interested in becoming a member of the largest and most diverse networking group in the Tampa Bay area?  Looking to meet and work with the best of the best in the local wedding and special events industry?  Then you need to join Tampa Bay NACE!
Take advantage of member-only benefits starting today!

Have questions or are ready to become a member?

VP of Membership, Staci Mandikas at 

We look forward to meeting you at our next Chapter Meeting!



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 Jeff Boone at




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Build your networking circle across Florida! 

Expand your clientele! MAKE MORE MONEY!

VP of Membership, Staci Mandikas at