December 19, 2017

NACE Houston December 2017 Awards
December 19, 2017
5:30 PM CST - 9:00 PM CST
River Oaks Country Club
1600 River Oaks Blvd
Houston, TX 77019
NACE Awards

$75.00 Member meeting ticket
$90.00 after 05:00 pm December 15

$90.00 Guest/future member meeting ticket
$105.00 after 05:00 pm December 15

$40.00 Student Member Ticket
$55.00 after 05:00 pm December 15


Join us at the NACE Awards as we celebrate and recognize our extraordinary members and their outstanding professional excellence in 2017! 


2017 NACE Houston Industry Awards Nominees

Cristian Albarracin, Stage Directions

Ashley Anderson, EB Inc. Events

Gary Archer, Bright Star Productions

Sydney Archer, AFR Event Furnishings

Gary Baumann, CPCE, JW Marriott Houston Downtown

Trent Blake, Stage Directions

Lisa Carruth, CPCE, BraeBurn Country Club

Nick Christman, GTX Event Productions

Therese Cole Hubbs, Electric Karma International

Rebekah Cunningham, Dream Bouquet

Radhika Day, Weddings in Houston

Kimberly Dubose, CORT Event Furnishings

Jason Fajkus, GTX Event Productions

Claudia G. de Velasco, A Day to Remember

Chris Genovese, Genovese Studios

Savanna Gray, En Vogue Events

Lewis Grell, LG Entertainment

Delcina Hagley, Fabulous Beginnings by Delcina

Clara Hough, CPCE, House of Hough

Steve Huynh, The Secret Floral Garden

Brad Janacek, Bradley David Entertainment

David Jones, CPP, D. Jones Photography

Christy Jullien, House of Hough

Bettina Leuschen, Marriott Marquis Houston

Stephanie Maudsley, En Vogue Events

Natalie Monk, River Oaks Country Club

Chelsea Monroe, Aztec Tents & Events

Dan O’Brien, J&D Entertainment

Erin Oeser, CHE, University of Houston

Santos Padilla, Stage Directions

Sydney Plas, EB Inc. Events

Katie Proctor, iDesign Meetings

Jill Raines, CPCE, EB Inc. Events

Ellen Ramsey, Let It Fly Events

Melissa Robbins, The Houston Zoo

Gretchen Sammons, Hermann Park Conservancy

Arin Segall, iDesign Meetings

Rasha Shamaa, The Bougainvilleas

Stefanie Smith, City Kitchen Catering

Johanna Terry, Johanna Terry Events

Adrienne Wagenheim, Ideal Party Decorators


2017 NACE Houston Chapter Awards Nominees

Industry Ally

Tiffany Avila, The Hometown Chef Catering Company

Trent Blake, Stage Directions

Rebekah Cunningham, Dream Bouquet

Kim DuBose, CORT

Andy Hopper, AIFD, HEB Blooms

Delores Messer, Adams and Green Entertainment

Dan O’Brien, J&D Entertainment

Mark Pirrozollo, A Finer Event


Rising Star

Stephanie Maudsley, En Vogue Events

Daniella Pierce, The Added Touch Wedding & Events

Renee Pool, The Historic Magnolia Ballroom


Industry Legacy

Gary Baumann, CPCE

Radhika Day

Lisa Hopkins Barry, CMP, CPCE

Margery Reinheardt, CPCE


Student Member of the Year

Emily Copeland

Olivia Fagerman


Baumann-Reinheardt Member of the Year

Gary Archer, Bright Star Productions

Jason Fajkus, GTX Event Productions

Scott Fontenot, Houston Marriott West Loop

Savannah Gray, En Vogue Events

Lisa Hopkins Barry, CMP, CPCE

Dan O’Brien, J&D Entertainment


NACE Houston 2017 Chapter Awards Gala

5:30PM: Networking

6:30PM: Awards Gala Begins

River Oaks Country Club kindly asks that gentlemen in attendance wear a jacket or blazer

Valet Parking available



Venue, F&B: River Oaks Country Club

Decor: Johanna Terry Events

Linens: House of Hough

Piano: Scott Graham

Entertainment: J&D Entertainment

A/V: GTX Productions

Photography: Solaris Studios

Videography: Pixel Studio Productions

Dessert: Who Made the Cake

Menu Cards: A Day To Remember

Wine Pull Contest: Southern Glazer's

With special thanks to Margery Reinheardt

Tech Hand: Stage Directions

After-Party DJ: LG Entertainers


Awards Gala Menu


Baby Green Salad with Watercress, Arugula and Frissee, Spicy Pecans


Lemon Shrimp Sausage, Peppadew Peppers and Roasted Butternut Squash


Braised Short ribs with Garlic Whipped Potatoes


Brocolini, Fresh Corn and Blistered Tomatoes


Who Made The Cake 



Future Meetings

September 20, 2018

Bayou Blues Libation & Culinary Competition

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

House of Blues
1204 Caroline St
Houston, TX 77002

Annual NACE Houston Fundraiser

October 17, 2018

Beers & Ballots

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

Karbach Brewing Company
2032 Karbach Street
Houston, TX 77092


November 14, 2018

NACE UH's Blooming Bash!

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

The Bouganivilleas
12126 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77077

Join us for this completely Student planned Program!

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

Celebrating Houston's Best of the Best