Meet the Staff - Chris, the Wedding Specialist ...AND the Vice President of NACE!
Chris Sikora, our Wedding Specialist has been with us for over a year. Just recently, he was honored with the title, Vice President of the National Association for Catering & Events!
'From its local beginnings in New York City, NACE has grown to encompass more than 4,000 members in more than 40 chapters in North America, continuing to raise the standard of professionalism in the industry through its education and certification, its standards, ethics and professional recognition programs. NACE remains dedicated to growing and changing with the industry’s needs, continuing to provide critical resources for all its members, wherever they are in their careers and whatever their position.'
We sat down with Chris for a mini interview:
1. What is NACE?
NACE stands for the National Association of Catering and Events, the premier professional organization for Caterers, hotels, restaurants and associated event professionals like photographers and event planners.
2. How long have you been a member?
I’ve been associated with the Baltimore Chapter since 2007.
3. How did you celebrate when you found out?
Did high-fives with anyone within arm’s reach.
4. As Vice President, what do you hope to accomplish?
I want to help build on the successes of the NACE Baltimore chapter to be even more relevant and a better resource for it’s members. I plan to concentrate on member education.
5. What would you tell businesses and individuals looking to be a part of NACE?
A lot of businesses in our industry are small, 1-10 employees, and I believe NACE can help them grow and thrive through networking, relationships, great education and opportunity to meet the influencers in our industry.
Sound great! Congratulations Chris, or should we say, Mr. Vice President!
Chris is celebrating his 3 year anniversary with Harbor Magic Hotels as the Pier 5 Hotel's Wedding Specialist:
'“I have been blessed to have been provided this opportunity to work with some wonderful couples and clients on their weddings and events, and also to be able to work with a fantastic team of professionals all dedicated to creating wonderful experiences for our guests!”
He has done an amazing job creating memorable moments with our guests, clients and couples. Creating memorable moments that last a lifetime...Thank you for all your hard work Chris & happy anniversary!