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Westside Cultural Arts Center


June 02, 2015
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Westside Cultural Arts Center
760 10th St NW
Atlanta , GA 30318

Westside Cultural Arts Center
Join us at this cool new West Mid Town venue.

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We will appreciate every details of this stunning new renovation. Modern fixtures interplay with original cement columns and floors in this updated industrial space featuring a rotating collection of contemporary art curated by COLLECTIVE ONE GALLERY.  This new and versatile venue has unique space, ample on-site parking and the ability to fully customize every event.



Revealing Advanced Negotiations for Catering & Event Leaders

Are you dealing with the on-going, intense and complex daily negotiating issues? Are you’re negotiating skills preventing losses for your business or company? Do you have the capability to win negotiations effectively? If faced with these sophisticated situations, you will need highly developed ways to help determine the difference between getting what you want and settling for what the other side will give you.

BUCKLE YOUR SEATBELT! This high energy, fast pace, humorous and entertaining program is designed for those who expect to analyze and participate in challenging business negotiations while grasping the mindset of an expert negotiator and more importantly, what negotiating is really all about today. Even a seasoned negotiator will develop greater confidence and skills required in this fast-paced world of high-stakes negotiations.

Be free, let go and participate by removing your everyday negotiation struggles with highly interactive, practice-driven tactics that provide hands-on experience. Learn how to put the basics to work while formalizing deals that can be described as completely optimal. Don’t have a formula to use within your negotiations? Then, here’s your PREWORK … bring your negotiating challenges and we will uncover the facts for real solutions.  

Learning Objectives:             

  •   Learn 3 effective ways to create value to the other side so you get what you want
  •   Experience negotiating strategies, techniques, ideas and even a formula that work
  •   Discuss your challenges and hear a wide range of answers to your negotiating issues so you always look good naked


Speaker Bio: 

Deborah Gardner, CMP, is a Competition Catalyst that companies and organizations call on to get more momentum. She translates the subject of competition to transform those that want to identify their own competitiveness with actionable takeaways that produce sustainable and measurable results. Better known by many Fortune 500 companies as the Pit Bull in a Skirt, Deborah accomplishes her work with rich content through an energetic, entertaining, humorous and real-life sassy approach. A Marine Brat, an Olympic Trial swimmer, a ground-breaking leader as one of the first female broadcasters with CBS Sports and WHO-Radio, a hospitality veteran, Arizona Sunbelt MPI Chapter Past President and a member of National Speakers Association, Deborah has reach hundreds of clients in the corporate, association and hospitality professions. Deborah is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) recipient and 1 of only 5 speakers worldwide that has been honored to receive this honor. Deborah is considered as one of the top 5 most requested speakers by MPI and recently, Meetings & Convention Magazine poll by meeting planners cited Deborah as one of the best speakers heard in the last 2 years. Deborah lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her husband, Jerry and her lover boy, Chief, the dog. For more information, go to or just Google, you’ll find her.  

Beef Empanada, Spicy Beef, Avocado Cooling Sauce
Smoked Salmon Chip, Capers, Chipotle Cream Cheese,
Roasted Red Pepper, Shaved Red Onions, Cone Shaped Wonton Crisp

Kale Salad, Craisins, Feta Cheese, Pecans, Shaved Red Onions, "PFBCH" Apple
Cider Vinaigrette
Jerk Chicken, Spicy Jerk Marinade, Fresh Lime
Four Cheese Mac n Cheese
Peas and Rice
Sweet Plantains
Confetti Vegetables, Carrots, Purple Cabbage, Squash, Zucchini

 760 10th Street NE
Atlanta, GA  30318

Complimentary Valet on 10th Street Entrance to Westside Cultural Arts Center.  Tips appreciated.









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$40.00 Member Ticket
$55.00 after 9:00 pm May 27

$60.00 Guest Ticket
$75.00 after 9:00 pm May 27

$50.00 Member Brings a Guest
$65.00 after 9:00 pm May 27

$35.00 Full Time Student Guest Ticket (Student ID Required)
$45.00 after 9:00 pm May 27

$25.00 Student Member Ticket
$35.00 after 9:00 pm May 27

$3.00 One Raffle Ticket

$10.00 Ten Raffle Tickets

$5.00 Three Raffle Tickets

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Disco Nights & Holiday Lights - 70's Holiday Party


December 01, 2020


5:30 PM to 8:30 PM


Park Tavern Garden Tent and Ice Skating Rink
500 10th Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

Join NACE Atlanta as we celebrate our industry. We are hosting a socially distant and safe 70's party at the Piedmont Garden Tent & Ice Skating Rink. There will be a full bar, food stations, dancing and free ice skating including skate rentals.

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