join NACE Chicago for a highly educational and fun evening as we delve
into What South Asian Events Mean. We'll explore the culture, traverse
the traditions, and learn about the diversity of the religions.
Forrest Moody and Zeena Roy of Oliveaire Artisan Events and Meetings and Global Event Resource
will be talking about how to sell and engage with this market, such as
enhancing cultural knowledge and establishing enticing packages.
our mingling, program and dinner, we'll have the chance to tour
WhirlyBall's brand new facility and even try our hand at some
WhirlyBall, Laser Tag or Bowling! So, DRESS CASUALLY if you plan on
getting a little silly with us .... which we certainly hope you do!
TUESDAY MARCH 10, 5:00-8:00 PM
WHIRLYBALL'S NEW LOCATION
1825 W. WEBSTER AVE., CHICAGO 60614
Parking is complimentary in WhirlyBall's parking lot
About Global Event Resource:
(G.E.R.) offers the most diverse certification program available to
wedding and hospitality professionals. Produced by Oliveaire Artisan
Events & Meetings, an industry leader in planning, design, and
coordination, G.E.R. offers comprehensive instruction in wedding
planning and South Asian events. http://globaleventresource.com/
About Forrest Moody:
Moody has over 30 years of hospitality industry experience. His
expertise includes extensive hotel experience, including 4 years with
Marriott Hotels and 14 years with Hyatt Hotels in food & beverage,
catering, & convention services. In 2006, Forrest founded Simply
Venues, which was later rebranded and expanded in 2009 to become
Oliveaire Artisan Events & Meetings. As Managing Director, he
oversees all functions of the business including planning, design, and
hospitality education. Forrest is a member of NACE and CEC.
About Zeena Roy:
Roy is an award-winning designer and event planner with over 18 years
of experience. A trailblazer in the South Asian event business, Zeena
collaborated with major hotels to create first of their kind South Asian
Packages and defined South Asian caterers guidelines. She also
developed sales and training programs for catering and sales management
staff on how to effectively to sell to and contract South Asian events.
As Creative Director she currently oversees Oliveaire's Design Studio
and planning functions. Her work with the Design Studio has been
featured in several publications and has earned Oliveaire six N.I.C.E
awards in best themed Decor.
We look forward to seeing you there, to LEARN and have FUN together!
Your friends at NACE Chicago