PACE Gala Dinner & Awards

Professional Association for Catering Education

Event Type:
Gala Dinner & Awards

250 attendees
7 awards


  • To plan and launch an awards scheme for PACE
  • Devise award categories relevant to the catering education sector
  • Sell category sponsorship
  • Gain nominations and entries
  • Organise and manage the judging in conjunction with PACE
  • Organise the awards ceremony during the annual PACE Learning & Development Forum


  • Launch PACE Innovation Awards
  • Devise and agree award categories with directors of PACE
  • Design and print relevant nomination forms
  • Launch and promote awards to the PACE membership and college sector via an integrated marketing campaign to gain nominations
  • Sell sponsorship of each category to suppliers of the sector
  • Devise awards timeline and devise judging matrix
  • Organise trophies and certificates
  • Plan decor, theming and all F&B for awards dinner
  • Design and print menus, name cards, table plans and awards brochure
  • PowerPoint presentation and AV
  • Provide MC for the awards and assist in awards presentations

“A big thank you for all of the work you did to make the awards dinner such a success. I have had a tremendous amount of feedback from attendees – all of which has been extremely complementary. Thanks once again, none of the event would have been possible without your hard work and attention to detail.”

Geoff Booth
Chairman, PACE