January 17, 2018

NACE Houston January 2018 Meeting - Jump Start Your Brand!
January 17, 2018
4:30 PM CST - 7:00 PM CST
Hilton Post Oak
2001 Post Oak Blvd
Houston, TX 77056
Recharge and refresh your personal and professional brands just in time for the new year!

$40.00 Member meeting ticket

$55.00 Guest/future member meeting ticket
$70.00 after 05:00 pm January 17

$25.00 Student Member Ticket
$40.00 after 05:00 pm January 17

$40.00 Student Non-Member Ticket
$55.00 after 05:00 pm January 17

Feeling like like your battery is running low? Jump start your year with this month's NACE meeting! 


Join us and our speaker, Kate Patay, CPCE for her talk, “Defining & Communicating Your Brand.”



Kate Patay, CPCE


Kate Patay, CPCE, Chief Strategy Officer of Patay Consulting is an international speaker & consultant, SEPA Advisor and Lecturer at The International School of Hospitality in Las Vegas. She’s been a recognized industry professional and influencer for nearly 20 years in many facets of special events, and has served on the boards of numerous industry organizations. She currently speaks for and coaches some of the top leaders and companies in our industry and beyond.


She is a frequent contributor and speaker for Smart Meetings, The Event Manager Blog, The National Association for Catering & Events, The Special Event, Catersource, The American Rental Association, Wedding International Professionals Association, The International Live Events Association, Meeting Professionals International, Wedding MBA, The Association of Bridal Consultants, The Event Planners Association and various other conferences, organizations and companies.




Roasted Beet and Apple Salad with Lone Star
Candied Pecans and Cider Vinaigrette
Rolls and Butter
Slow Braised Lamb Shank and Grilled Double Cut Lamb
Roasted Local Winter Vegetables, Pepper Jelly and Braising
Bread Pudding Tots with Trio of Dipping Sauces
Chocoate Espresso ganache, Apricot and and Bacon Jam,
Vanilla Whiskey Sauce
***There is a vegetarian option available!

Special Thanks to Our Meeting Sponsors:

Venue & F&B: Hilton Post Oak

Linens: EB Inc.

A/V & Lighting: PSAV


Wine: Pernod Ricard

Decor: Darryl & Co 

Photography: Steve Lee Photography  

Future Meetings

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

Laura Campbell (Austin), Lauren Twichell (Dallas), & Billinda Wilkinson (San Antonio)

August 15, 2018

Network to Net-Worth: Make More Money by Expanding Your Market

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

Hotel Alessandra
1070 Dallas Street
Houston, TX 77002

Speaker- Brian Leahy

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

Student Planned Meeting

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

The Bouganivilleas
12126 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77077


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