Why join the Greater Detroit NACE Chapter?

Networking – Every one of our monthly events includes time for networking.  Many of our chapter members credit the relationships that they have made through NACE as the reason for their success in the industry.

Education – Our programs throughout the year cover a wide spectrum of topics from sales and marketing, to motivational speakers, to local highlighting local news and experts.  We believe that constantly learning and staying informed is vital to staying on top in our industry.

Credibility – Becoming a NACE member demonstrates a commitment to education and excellence and sends this clear message to your peers and competition.  Our membership roster is made up of the best of the best in our area, and by joining NACE you too become part of this exclusive group of professionals.

Industry Trends – Whether food, décor, or entertainment, our monthly events showcase the trends that are happening and the talented people in our area that are setting them!

Our members say it best, so please visit our homepage to watch the short video on why they are a part of our dynamic organization!

Membership Types & Fees 


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.

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.


 For Primary and Afflliate memberships, 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.


How To Join

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. 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.

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