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March 22, 2017

March 2017 Meeting: Passport Down the Aisle
March 22, 2017
11:00 AM CDT - 1:30 PM CDT
Ashton Gardens- West Houston
18002 Clay Road
Houston, TX 77084
http://www.ashtongardens.com
Join Us for a Spring Bridal Brunch!

$25.00 Student member ticket
$40.00 after 05:00 pm March 20

$40.00 Member meeting ticket
$55.00 after 05:00 pm March 20

$55.00 Guest/future member meeting ticket
$70.00 after 05:00 pm March 20

$40.00 Visiting Member Ticket
$55.00 after 05:00 pm March 20

 Our third stop on our Passport to Experience takes us Down the Aisle! Don't miss this wedding focused brunch complete with the latest wedding trends, and a fantastic presentation about managing expectations by Jennifer Taylor! (There may or may not be a bloody mary and bubbly bar, too!)

 

Meet the Speaker: Jennifer Taylor

Jennifer Taylor is the owner of Taylor’d Events Group, a planning firm that specializes in celebrations of all kinds in the Pacific Northwest and Maui. Since opening her doors in 2004, Jennifer has regularly been recognized as one of the top planners regionally and nationally by Wedding Industry Experts. Her work has been published in The Knot, Jet Fete Blog, Brides and Carats & Cake, among others, and is a frequent contributor to a number of industry sites and publications. She is also the creator of The Taylor’d Plan, a self-administered class for wedding planners to grow and improve upon their skills.

 

Brought to you by our wonderful sponsors:

Ashton Gardens Houston West: Host venue, F&B

Houston Marriott West Loop by the Galleria: Speaker Stay 

Aztec Events & Tents: Linens

HEB Blooms Design Studio: Florals

EB Inc.: Chargers and Draping

GTX Productions: Lighting, A/V

Edible Designs by Jesse: Dessert

Danny Ray and the Acoustic Production: Cocktail Hour Entertainment

C. Baron Photography: Photographer

Blo Blow Dry Bar: Braid Bar 

NuMe Express: Mobile Med Spa

Parking is complimentary and available in Ashton Gardens' private lot

 

Brunch Menu

Petite Chicken and Waffles

Vanilla Infused Syrup

Serrano Ham, Manchego, and Quince Jelly

On a Brioche Crostini

Mini Parfait

Presented in a Shot Glass

Salad

Wine Country Salad

Seasonal Baby Lettuces, Plum Red Seedless Grapes, Grape Tomatoes, Shaved Prosciutto and Provolone

Shiraz and Dark Cherry Vinaigrette

Entree

Spinach, Tomato, and Parmesan Baked Egg

On a Grilled Filet Medallion

Cauliflower Hash

Mornay Sauce and Chimichurri

Potato Rosemary Bread and Pain Rustique

Dessert

Bread Pudding

Bourbon Whiskey Sauce

Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice

Gourmet Coffee and Teas

Future Meetings

June 20, 2018

"F This S": A Tale of Walking Away (& Coming Back)

June 20, 2018
11:00 AM CDT - 1:30 PM CDT

White Oak Music Hall
2915 N Main St
Houston, TX 77009
http://www.whiteoakmusichall.com

Speaker - Rachel Sheerin
 

June 26, 2018

2nd Annual Houston Event Industry Networker

June 26, 2018
5:30 PM CDT - 8:30 PM CDT

Saint Arnold Brewing Company
2000 Lyons Ave
Houston, TX 77020
https://www.saintarnold.com

Join NACE, ILEA, and MPI for a night of networking!
 

July 18, 2018

Christmas in July! Holiday Trends Panel

July 18, 2018
11:00 AM CDT - 1:30 PM CDT

Le Meridien Houston Downtown
1121 Walker St
Houston, TX 77002
http://www.lemeridienhoustondowntown.com

Laura Campbell (Austin) Lauren Twichell (Dallas) Carlos Azaria (Goen South)
 

August 15, 2018

A Night of Networking!

August 15, 2018
6:00 PM CDT - 8:30 PM CDT

Hotel Alessandra
1070 Dallas Street
Houston, TX 77002
https://www.hotelalessandra-houston.com

Speaker- Brian Leahy
 

September 20, 2018

Culinary Competition

September 20, 2018
5:30 PM CDT - 9:00 PM CDT

House of Blues
1204 Caroline St
Houston, TX 77002
http://www.houseofblues.com

NACE Fundraiser
 

October 17, 2018

Beers & Ballots

October 17, 2018
5:30 PM CDT - 9:00 PM CDT

TBD

TX

Elections
 

November 14, 2018

Student Planned Meeting

November 14, 2018
5:30 PM CST - 9:00 PM CST

The Bouganivilleas
12126 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77077
https://www.thebougainvilleasrooms.com

TBD
 

December 17, 2018

NACE Awards Gala

December 17, 2018
5:30 PM CST - 9:00 PM CST

JW Marriott Downtown
806 S Main St
Houston, TX 77002
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/houdj-jw-marriott-houston-downtown/

Celebrating Houston's Best of the Best