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Carrie Dove Catering & Events has a new home!
Please join SF NACE in support & celebration of our community members:
"We are so excited about our new space, and proud of all the growth we have experience as a company.From a small apartment kitchen 15 years ago, to our new facility today, we look forward to hosting our friends, family and colleagues in celebration of our growth and future!" -Carrie Dove Catering & Events
We love any reason to celebrate the growth of our SF NACE community and member successes and we look forward to raising a glass with you!
It's free to attend, make sure you're RSVP'd to this great party-you don't want to miss out on all the fantastic food + libations!
Valet parking will also be provided!
Thank you to the event sponsors:
Join SF NACE for an evening of mixing and mingling! We've had quite a few months filled with great education and there's just never enough time to finish our conversations and brainstorming-so this month will be about connecting, hosted by The University Club of San Francisco! Please join us!
This month, past President of SF NACE and total culinary badass, John Silva of Culinary Eye Catering & Events will be presenting: "How to Grow Your Business and Build a Cult Following".
We're looking forward to soaking up all the knowledge he has to offer and connecting with event attendees for another evening of great networking and exploring his beautiful new space!
Thank you to our June Sponsors!
There's so much to learn when you combine great creatives, and we know you'll enjoy an evening discussing popular topics in our industry with some top local industry talents including Cristine Thomas from Today's Bride SF, Shawna Gohel of Maharani Weddings and more! Register Today!
This month, SF NACE is joining 9 other meetings + events industry associations to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day!
Please join us for a fabulous evening filled with amazing networking with SF NACE members and beyond! We can't wait to see you all there!
PS, Save $20 by signing up online instead of at the event: Click the image below to register!
Thank you to our Event Sponsors:
Thank you to SF NACE SPONSOR:
Join us Tuesday February 28th, 2017 at New Delhi Restaurant for an afternoon of networking and an educational session from Chef / Owner of New Delhi Ranjan Dey!
Attendees will enjoy a small taste of the famous cuisine served by Chef Ranjan as well as a presentation on What's Trending: Indian Weddings!
This is the perfect break in your week, we hope to see you there!
Thank you to our February Event Sponsors:
Join SF NACE for our January Meeting!
January is the perfect time to reflect, refresh, reconnect and refocus. At our event this month, hosted by The Argonaut, we'll reconnect after a successful & busy holiday season, reintroduce the 2017 board and have an educational presentation by our 2017 SF NACE President, Melissa Hagen.
Social Media + Your Business: Posting with a Purpose
Melissa is a wedding industry expert, bringing her experience in the luxury events industry to wedding & events industry businesses helping them to refine their online presence to attract their target clientele. Melissa will share insight on how to make the most of your social media activity and the importance of shifting your focus from attracting followers to attracting paying clients.
About our event host: The Argonaut
Located in the historic Haslett Warehouse, the Argonaut's home is a grand building built in 1907 of exposed brick, Douglas Fir beams and so much seaside character; you feel as though you can almost reach out and touch the colorful Barbary Coast past here. We're excited to take a tour of the Argonaut, learn more about their offerings for special events + meetings and experience a sampling of the wonderful banquet options (and drinks too!) available at The Argonaut.
We'll also have some fabulous raffle items including:
- A one night's stay at The Argonaut and a gift certificate for the The Blue Mermaid Restaurant
- Gift Basket from Carolyn Wilson Weddings & Events
- 1 Hour Social Media Consultation with Melissa Hagen of Melissa Fancy
Special Thanks to our Event Sponsors:
JOIN SF NACE FOR AN EDUCATIONAL SESSION + COCKTAIL MIXER OCTOBER 11, 2016 FROM 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
AT THE LODGE @ THE REGENCY CENTER
1290 SUTTER STREET, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94109
Be Seen, Be Heard, Be Able to to Tell Stories Using Social Media
by Anna Yuan, Startup Marketing Specialist of YSquared.in
The role of social media is to help individuals and businesses to be seen, to be heard and be able to to tell stories. This presentation will touch on useful social media strategy + tactics to achieve measurable results. Anna will focus on three social media platforms:
- How to use Instagram to inspire and to create brand awareness.
- How to use Facebook to engage, target and retargeting existing potential customers and using facebook pixels.
- How to use Pinterest to create stories, drive traffic and make sales.
Join SF NACE for an Educational Session + Cocktail Mixer August 2nd, 2016 from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Shin Dig in San Francisco.
403 Irving Street
San Francisco, CA 94122
Wine Meats Cheese will be presenting a Wine / Food pairing lesson.
SF NACE Member only seats are limited: Register Today!
"SEO + YOUR Business" Presented by Thomas Petty of Bay Area Search Engine Academy
Thomas Petty is a digital marketing and SEO trainer who has taught business owners from around the world how to get found online when their customers are looking for them. He's a popular speaker and blogger on many online marketing topics.
He'll be sharing with us:
The Top 3 Things Businesses Need to do to Get Found Online.
- How your website has to convert visitors to leads
- Simple search engine optimization (SEO) + local search
- Why online reputation management is SO critical to closing the deal, and how to set yourself up for success
Tuesday, June 6th from 6PM to 8PM at
Don't miss out! Register Today!
Members: $35 / Non-Members: $65
Cocktails & Appetizers Hosted by Hyatt Centric
Valerie is a recovering attorney-turned-wedding planner based in New Orleans. She is a natural-born leader that takes pride in moving people, creating memorable milestones, and maintaining her poise under pressure. She has owned and operated Sapphire Events, a full service event planning and design firm for over four years, and in early 2015 founded sister company Ruby and Pearl Events, specializing in event management. She is also the founder of Sapphire Sessions, her business-to-business course on practical business strategies for entrepreneurs in creative industries. She has two beautiful daughters, Ramona and Veronica, two pugs, Maxwell Smart and Lucille Ball, and a darling husband, Davey, who is her rock and biggest supporter.