NACE FUNDRAISER 2012 - JUST THE FACTS
THE DFW NACE FUNDRAISER?
A dynamic table top
design competition, where any and all event professionals (designers,
florists, planners, etc.) and non-event professionals (beneficiary
supporters, etc.) have the opportunity to enter to create the ultimate table
top, judged by the best of the best Event Designers (i.e. Steve Kemble,
Donnie Brown, etc.) – looking for the chance to awarded the Best Table Top
Celebrity Judge –
A key component of the
competition is the “theme” and “parameters” the participants must follow.
The 2012 theme is – “Color Me a Cure.” Contestants will participate
in a lottery for one of nine colors.
This unique event that
in past years has captured over 175 attendees – goal is 225 this year.
The event includes
delicious action stations by some of Dallas’ best caterers, bar, fun
activities, great networking opportunities and live entertainment.
Silent and live
auction which offers a collection of travel and dining experiences.
Sponsored by Brides of
A young man from
Dallas who was diagnosed with brain cancer (medulloblastoma) and after 1069
days lost his battle at the young age of 17 in 2009.
Carson was a fighter,
a visionary, he wanted to do everything he could to live life to the fullest
while being able to help children that one day would be fighting his same
battle. He made the courageous decision with the support of his family to
donate his brain to science research so the world could have the opportunity
to learn why the three rounds of chemotherapy did not stop the growth of the
THE CARSON LESLIE FOUNDATION?
A foundation dedicated
to raising funds for research leading to a cure of pediatric cancer and
enhancing the life of pediatric cancer patients.
100% of all dollars
received by the Foundation goes toward the research of Carson’s tumors.
Wednesday, September 5,
2012 – 6:00 pm-9:00 pm at the Westin Park Central
July 26, 2012
Five Course Chef Selected
Wine Dinner ($75 a person) - Limited to 32 Guests, Hosted at Trulucks
Reservation details to
4th 6 days!!!
Every guest for dinner
will be given their regular menu and a “restaurant week” styled menu, hosted
by Ristorante Nicola
Reservation details to follow
PARTICIPATE IN DFW NACE FUNDRAISER?
A creative and
“slightly” competitive opportunity to show off your design skills, while
networking with peers and supporting the Carson Leslie Foundation and NACE
THE DFW NACE FUNDRAISER HAPPEN?
A Committee of
dedicated event professionals and NACE members begin in January working to
create an amazing event and profitable fundraiser.
In addition to the
dedicated committee members the event requires significant amount of support
from partners and sponsors. A few of the of the partners and sponsors from
the 2011 event include, Edison’s, Eddie Dean’s Catering, Republic Beverage
Company, Wolfgang Puck Catering, iEntertainment, etc.
Click here for
Jennifer Burns, Director of Fundraising, 214.415.1952,