2018 Holiday Party

December 10, 2018
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Swissotel Chicago
323 E. Upper Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601
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The NACE Holiday Celebration and Fundraiser

always a FUN & great event FOR MEMBERS AND GUESTS!  


Swissôtel Chicago, designed by renowned Chicago architect Harry Weese, is an award winning, four-diamond, all-glass triangular luxury hotel. **Ideally situated in the confluence of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan and just steps away from exclusive shopping on The Magnificent Mile in downtown Chicago, with fabulous wrap-around views from Navy Pier to Millennium Park, Swissotel Chicago offers an exclusive setting with one of the city's most prestigious addresses.

Raffle Prizes, Gift Backets, Cake Auction.....ooh my!!

Our event will be in the new Eleve' balloom on the 42nd floor. Cocktails from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Raffle tickets will be sold during this time. Followed by dinner at 7:00pm. 

We are creating some great gift baskets that you will want to win!  All  of the cakes for the dessert auction will be displayed during the reception so you can scope out the one you want!

Immediately following dinner, we'll have our fabulous, high-energy, competitive dessert auction Yes, you will be bidding on delicious, beautifully decorated cakes donated by Chicago's top bakers.  The dessert auction is a group event with your table mates. Don't forget to bring lots of $5's, $10's and $20's. (Credit cards accepted as well.) Prior to the auction, discuss the dollar amount your tablemates  would like to bid for a specific dessert.  Assign a table captain to do your bidding.  You may also bid individually on a dessert to take home or to your office.  

The Holiday Party is our annual fundraiser. The proceeds will be donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository and also to the NACE Chicago Educational Scholarship Fund. Cash or Credit cards can be used to purchase raffle tickets.

PARKING: Using Spothero. Parking at the Swissotel is $13.00. Next door at 343 E. Wacker is $10.00. 


"Florals provided by Ramsey Prince of Kehoe Design

Shout out to our Cake Sponsors!

  • Catered By Design
  • Poppie’s Dough
  • Labriola Bakery and Cafe
  • Amy Beck Designs
  • Bittersweet
  • Baking Institute
  • Vanille Patisserie
  • Calihan Catering
  • Beck’s Crown Bakery
  • Oak Mill Bakery
  • Toni Patisserie
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$85.00 Member Ticket

$85.00 Non-Member

$55.00 Student Ticket