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NACE offers a variety of member benefits to assist you in advancing your career. Click here for details about NACE Member Benefits.


You are invited to join NACE via our on-line membership application. Payment can be made on-line using VISA, MasterCard, or American Express. The payment processing is a secure on-line processing system.

The on-line application features membership with NACE for these categories:

New Primary Member: Catering or Convention Services Director or Manager, Event Manager, Food and Beverage Manager, Banquet Manager, Off-Premise Caterer Owner/Manager/Staff or any other title whose position entails menu planning, event sales and planning, or event management for hotels, clubs, corporate facilities, colleges and universities, or any food service/hospitality venue or business.

New Affiliate Member: Purveyors of products and services to or from NACE Primary members, such as florists, photographers, linens, balloons,

equipment rental, supplies, staffing, tableware, uniforms, entertainment/DJ, computer software, audio visual, publishing, etc.

Membership Fee: Your first year membership with NACE is $395.00. This includes a first-year initiation fee ($50), and membership in one local chapter. If there is not a local chapter in your area, your membership will be 'At-Large'. Additional Chapters can be added for $50.00 each; Primary or Affiliate membership is required.

Note: Corporate Membership (provides involvement at the chapter level for national supplier/vendor corporations through participation of local national representatives) and Student membership (proof of full time student enrollment in a industry hospitality program required) information and applications are available by contacting the NACE Headquarters office at (410) 290-5410 or email.

If you do not wish to pay by credit card on-line, you may download the NACE Membership brochure and application, print, and fax or mail to NACE Headquarters