Welcome to Nashville NACE! 

NACE is the oldest and largest professional society that addresses all aspects of the catering and event planning industry. Through the collective efforts of members, local chapters, committees and the Foundation of NACE, NACE is at the forefront of the issues that directly affect you and your business.  

From practical tips that you can use to provide better service to your clients, to recognition and marketing programs that enhance the credibility and professionalism of the field, NACE is on the cutting edge.  Plus, our members are fantastic (if we don't say so ourselves.) Join us!!!  INTERESTED IN MEMBERSHIP? Please email us and let's get the ball rolling! 



Upcoming Events

"Free your time and success will follow!"
Productivity seems overrated until you meet Angela Proffitt.
May 16, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Hermitage Hotel
231 6th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37219

$20.00 Board of Directors Ticket
$25.00 after 05:00 pm May 14


Angela Proffitt is a celebrity-wedding planner, entrepreneur, and productivity coach with over 10 years of experience in the wedding and event industry. Angela is the owner and lead designer for Vivid Experiences, a full-service event and wedding planning company.
With the help of her team, Angela’s work has been featured in more than 100 publications, including People magazine, Us Weekly, Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine, and Style Me Pretty. In 2012, she was recognized as one of the best wedding and event planners by Nashville Scene’s “Best of Nashville.”

“Angela has become a trusted resource and ally in the event & wedding industry because of her commitment to both clients and other professionals.”

Through her books, online classes, live events, and one-on-one coaching, more wedding industry professionals are achieving success. Angela’s commitment to sharing her experience enables other professionals to work more effectively, grow their business steadily, and wow their clients consistently. By maximizing her efficiency, she is able to leverage her education in psychology to focus on her clients, vendors, and team members.

“As an entrepreneur, Angela is known for implementing technology to operate a completely paperless organization.”

Her organization and business practices have been highlighted in Success Magazine, ABC Family’s new series “Job or No Job,” and TLC’s “Extreme I Do’s!” Angela is a member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), a global business network for entrepreneurs whose companies gross more than $1 million annually. She now proudly serves on the board of the Nashville chapters of both EO and the International Live Events Association (ILEA).

“She believes that everyone has the ability to change the world; all they have to do is plan for it.”

While utilizing partnerships, products and services, Angela delivers tools that enable entrepreneurs and event professionals to best serve their clients and communities.



Thanks to Scoobie Photographic Images, the official photographer for our Nashville NACE meetings. 

To access meeting photos, click here!