Sparks, NV – Creative Coverings, a Nevada-based, national linen rental and sales company, is pleased to announce Kate Patay, CPCE, Executive Director of Sales & Marketing, has received the distinguished Pacesetter Award from the Convention Industry Council. This award is given to emerging leaders who are making a difference within the events and convention industry.
Kate Patay joined Creative Coverings in 2009 with experience in F&B design, hotel/casino catering sales, special events and convention services. In her current role, Kate oversees the growth of the rental and sales division, as well as brand integrity. Working closely with the design team to stay ahead of fashion and décor trends has contributed to the rapid and successful growth of the company.
“We are thrilled to see Kate recognized by the Convention Industry Council.” says Bonnie Fedchock, CAE, and Executive Director of the National Association for Catering and Events; “She is a true industry professional, always supporting her colleagues through education, training, and insight. Kate excels as a professional, volunteer and leader. She will continue to do amazing work in the industry.”
As Executive Director of Sales & Marketing, Kate helps represent Creative Coverings as the NACE National Secretary/Treasurer, a NACE National Business Partner and Social Media & Trend Expert. She is an active member of ISES, ICA, ACCP, ARA, EPA, and is on the advisory board of The Solace Tree. She has also been a featured educational speaker at numerous conventions & organizational meetings around the country.
The Convention Industry Council will honor Kate during the Hall of Leaders & Pacesetter Awards Celebration on October 13th in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information about CIC please visit www.conventionindustry.org.
The Wedding Marketing Blog offers its highest praise and congratulations to Kate Patay, CPCE, and her sponsoring organization for this honor, NACE.
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