2019 Winners

  • BEST BUFFET PRESENTATION, ON OR OFF PREMISE
    Catering by Michaels
  • BEST CATERED EVENT, ON OR OFF PREMISE
    Food for Thought
  • BEST CORPORATE EVENT
    360 Destination Group
  • BEST CREATIVE COCKTAIL OR BEVERAGE PRESENTATION
    Catering by Michaels
  • BEST FUNDRAISER / NON-PROFIT EVENT
    Perfectly Planned Events
  • BEST INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT
    BeatMix Music
  • BEST LOGISTICAL ACHIEVEMENT
    Next Level Event Design
  • BEST MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT
    Magnificent Events
  • BEST NICE TEAM EVENT
    CTC Destination Management
    DMC Network Company
    AFR Furniture Rental
    Beat Mix Music
    Blue Plate Catering
    Brass Tacks Events
    Frost Chicago
    HMR Designs
  • BEST PLATED PRESENTATION
    Catering By Michaels
  • BEST SOCIAL EVENT
    Turnkey Hospitality
  • BEST VIGNETTE DESIGN
    Elegant Event Lighting
  • BEST THEME DÉCOR FOR A CORPORATE EVENT
    Kehoe Designs
  • BEST USE OF PRINTED OR DIGITAL COLLATERAL FOR AN EVENT
    Perfectly Planned Events
  • BEST FAIR / FESTIVAL
    Magnificent Events
  • BEST USE OF TENTING
    Arena Americas
  • BEST USE OF RENTAL EQUIPMENT
    Arena Americas
  • BEST USE OF PRODUCTION
    AV Chicago
  • BEST WEDDING
    Paulette Wolf Events
  • BEST SCRIPT OR TIMELINE
    CTC Destination Management
    A DMC Network Company
  • ILEA RISING STAR
    Stacey Combrzynski
  • NACE RISING STAR
    Ramsey Prince
  • LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
    Gwen McNutt

The N.I.C.E. Awards were established to recognize Chicago area members of NACE (National Association for Catering and Events) and ILEA (International Live Events Association) for their accomplishments within the special events industry. The joint awards ceremony celebrates achievements in the areas of event planning, catering, entertainment, creative and support services.

Questions? Please email: niceawards@gmail.com