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Design Trends 2013


February 04, 2013
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart
240 Peachtree Street NW Building 2 West Second Floor Exhibit Hall
Atlanta, GA 30303

Join us for the Greater Atlanta NACE Annual Design Trends Program, on MONDAY, February 4th  at the expansive Exhibit Hall of the world-renown AmericasMart!  The local chapter is partnering with the Bridal Extravaganza to showcase many of the shows’ best gallery designs, and enhanced by NACE members to bring you new ideas, new trends and new products.   The beauty, details and inspiration are always delivered - this meeting is sure to please!  Classic Fare Catering will present the meal and beverage service, as the Mart’s in-house provider.

We are honored to have guests judges who will recognize the best in trends, design and detail;  local party hostess and author - Danielle Rollins, award winning interior designer – Pamela Plowden, and NACE’s own National First Vice President/President Elect – Linwood Campbell, CPCE.  

There will be great raffle prizes and an open format program filled with loads of networking and experiential education, trend summaries and budget knowledge.  Bring your whole team, to collect the insider information about what’s new into 2013! 

AND - It’s not too late to participate!  Pastry Chefs, share your sweet success!  Designers, show us what you’ve got!  Planners, share with us what your clients are asking about.  Venues, tell us what you’re seeing!  Please contact Allison Schultz if you are interested in participating!   [email protected] or 678-420-4316

Parking is self park, self pay with a $6.00 flat rate (after 4pm) offered in the Building 2 Garage, on Spring Street.



 Table design by Le Jardin Francais

It’s an event dream come true!

  • One floor that will contain all the gorgeousness of the design galleries.
  • Eleven loading docks that will make load in and load out a breeze
  • Loading elevators (so large you can fit a car) that open directly into the exhibit hall
  • Dedicated parking lot with reasonable rates. 
  • Floor to ceiling windows that overlook Centennial Park
  • Awards to the best of the best!  Who will hold the prestigious title of Best Design Trend and Best Wedding Cake for 2013!



NACE Design Trends participation as a designer is free for NACE members, but still requires the NACE meeting registration fee.

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$35.00 Full Time Student Guest Ticket (Student ID Required)
$45.00 after 9:00 pm January 29

$20.00 Your Height in Raffle Tickets!

$10.00 Raffle Tickets - The Length of Your Arm!

$1.00 1 Raffle Ticket

$60.00 Guest Ticket
$75.00 after 09:00 pm January 29

$40.00 Member Ticket
$55.00 after 09:00 pm January 29

$40.00 Bridal Showcase Power