PRLog - July 2, 2012 - LOS ANGELES -- The Association of Club Catering Professionals (ACCP) is pleased to announce a new allied association relationship with the Club Manager’s Association of America (CMAA). This new relationship brings together CMAA, with close to 6,500 members across the country, with ACCP, the first and only association created and designed specifically to satisfy the educational needs of Catering Professionals in the club industry.
Association of Club Catering Professionals
Kathi Driggs, COO for CMAA states, “We are excited about this relationship with the ACCP as it offers an additional training component for clubs’ management teams. CMAA members are always looking for ways in which they can offer professional development opportunities to the members of their staffs and the ACCP is another outstanding way to do that.”
ACCP has truly broken new ground in the private club industry. They will host a National Conference September 24-26, 2012 in Lake Las Vegas, NV at the Ravella Resort with featured speaker, world famous wedding planner, Mindy Weiss. It will be the first time that catering professionals from every aspect of the private club industry have come together for club-specific education, inspiration, networking, speakers from the club and special events industries and revenue-producing ideas. ACCP is welcoming members and non-members to attend, however they are limiting the attendance to keep it interactive, intimate and impactful.
Lynne LaFond DeLuca, Executive Director of ACCP comments on the excitement that is building around this National Conference, “Bringing club industry catering professionals together for the first time is going to be truly a milestone event for the club industry. The agenda is amazing, the speakers are fabulous and there will be inspiration at every turn. Our new relationship with CMAA makes this even more exciting and we could not be happier to be associated with such an incredible organization.”
About Association of Club Catering Professionals
Established in 2011, ACCP is the first and the only association created and designed specifically to satisfy the educational and creative cravings of the fiercely dedicated and passionate group of individuals known as Club Catering Professionals. Through membership in ACCP, Catering Professionals in the private club industry will have educational opportunities through webinars, networking, workshops, mentoring sessions, online resources, and a forth-coming certification program. www.TheACCP.com
The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is the professional Association for managers of membership clubs. With close to 6,500 members across all classifications, our manager members run more than 3,000 country, golf, city, athletic, faculty, yacht, town and military clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote and advance friendly relations among persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character; to encourage the education and advancement of its members; and to assist club officers and members, through their managers, to secure the utmost in efficient and successful operations. www.cmaa.org