President’s Letter February 2017

President’s Letter February 2017
I hope you were all able to join us for the 2016 Awards night last Wednesday! What a fantasc way to
kick-start the year. Again, the program was a sell out and thank you to all of our sponsors who made the
meeng possible. The Programs Chairs did a great job and the Jordan Khan Band was an awesome way
to end the evening. My big take away from the meeng was GET INVOLVED! As I looked around the
room at the amazing amount of talented people who give so much to our local chapter, I was extremely
grateful. It is so rewarding to be able to recognize them and give back just a poron of what they give
every year.
I do have to say that the Howard Eckhart Hall of Fame was my favorite part of the evening. Recognizing
ten years of dedicaon and service not only to our DFW NACE Chapter, but to the special events industry
as well, is huge. Jennifer Burns, Jessica Cates, and Wendy Timson were our inductees this year and so
well deserving. They have each impacted the chapter and it’s members in numerous ways from serving
on committees, the board, and donang countless resources from their companies!
Getting involved is the best way to make the most out of your membership. If your goal is networking,
starting a new career path, personal growth – these are all achievable by getting involved. If you’re not
sure where to plug into or what’s available, please reach out to me or anyone on the board and we’ll be
sure to point you in the right direction!
See you in March!
Leigh E. Tidwell