Meeting/Event Information


June 19, 2018

Tacoma NACE June 2018 Meeting
June 19, 2018
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
West of the Waterway
1901 Dock Street
Tacoma, WA 98402
Join Tacoma NACE at Tacoma's newest venue: West of the Waterway!

$40.00 NACE Tacoma Member
$45.00 after 3:00 pm June 15

$60.00 Guest Ticket
$65.00 after 3:00 pm June 15

$40.00 Member Spouse
$45.00 after 3:00 pm June 15

$0.00 Member Caterer

$40.00 Seattle (or other) NACE Chapter Member
$45.00 after 3:00 pm June 15

$40.00 2nd Person from Member Office
$45.00 after 3:00 pm June 15

$25.00 Vendor/Sponsor

$1.00 Raffle Ticket

Our Speaker: Kay Miller

Do you want more customers, referrals and repeat business? Attend this lively, interactive and value-packed program to gain an Uncopyable perspective on marketing.

Kay Miller has a unique and Uncopyable background in sales and marketing. After graduating from WSU, she was the first woman ever hired as an outside sales rep by a national builders’ hardware company.  In her next position (equally glamorous) she worked for an automotive company. She sold aftermarket mufflers and catalytic converters, and was eventually named Salesperson of the Year for achieving the highest sales increase in the country. Her nickname became “Muffler Mama.”  

Steve Miller, Kay’s hunky husband, is the author of the #1 Amazon Best Seller, “Uncopyable - How to Create an Unfair Advantage Over Your Competition.” Kay and Steve have worked together in their Marketing and Consulting business since 1992. Coincidentally, that was the release date of their proudest joint venture, a daughter named Kelly.

Steve’s title is “Kelly’s Dad and Marketing Gunslinger.” Steve’s written a total of 7 books, and teaches businesses to market their services and products in a way that makes them Uncopyable. Kay’s title is  “Kelly’s mom and Everything Else.” Kay’s role includes marketing, writing and editing, product creation, social media, and vacuuming.

Steve’s latest book been a game-changer for businesses of all sizes, in multiple industries. Besides being a#1 Best Seller Status on Amazon, “Uncopyable” has 60 perfect 5-Star Reviews, and was selected as one of only 11 books to be featured at the giant technology event known as CES 2018 (formerly called the Consumer Electronics Show).


Kay Miller’s program will focus on Steve Miller’s book,  How to Create An Unfair Advantage Over Your Competition, Kay will apply the game-changing principles in this #1 Amazon Best-Seller to the specific challenges of the Catering and Events Industry. Kay will cover:

  • The Marketing Diamond, and why ALL marketing should start with one simple question
  • How to Build Your Own Box (including 5 simple tools you can use right away)
  • The best ways to create an Uncopyable Attachment with customers
  • How to use the concept of “Stealing Genius” to develop Uncopyable Innovation.


Our Venue: West of the Waterway


Our Caterer: Gallucci's Catering 

Gallucci´s Catering offers the finest in catering and specialty foods. Gallucci´s is a premiere catering company having catered thousands of weddings, luncheons, holiday parties, and corporate events. Gallucci´s provides a truly memorable experience for any wedding, business meeting or social event.

Made to order tacos: seasoned white fish and carnitas
Tray passed bacon wrapped chicken bites with blackberry jalapeno dipping sauce
Plated Salad:
Mixed greens with feta, sliced apples and candied walnuts with an apple cider vinaigrette

Plated Dinner:
Ribeye Steak with a blackberry red wine reduction
Herb brown butter steamed wild rice
Glazed carrots
Topped with sauteed prawns

Vegetarian Option
Stuffed Roasted Red Pepper with Quinoa and Red Pepper Coulee

Mixed berry mini galettes with fresh berries and cream


Our Rentals Sponsor: 

Cort Party Rental


CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, is the world's largest provider of furniture rental, trade show and event furnishings, and relocation and transition services. With more than 100 offices, showrooms and clearance centers across the United States, operations in the United Kingdom and a proprietary global network in over 70 countries around the world, CORT is dedicated to helping people and companies create environments that make a house a home, an office a great place to work, and an event memorable - no matter where, when or for how long. For more information, please visit


Our Photographer: 

Rachelle Erikson, Print Design and  Photography

Our illustrative style of photography reflects my artistic eye and lends a fresh, modern spin on traditional photography. Telling your story is our passion. Simply put, we capture all the love, laughter, tears, family and friends of your special day. The quality that makes your "wedding day" priceless! We will capture the emotions, surprises and magic of one of the most significant days of our life. We are dedicated to telling a story in photographs that covers everything from the key moments to the whimsical details that you cherish forever.


Our DJ: 

Magnolia Rhasphody - DJ / MC / Lighting

Magnolia Rhapsody has been planning and creatively executing the music that will forever be a part of the most important moments in your life. It's a live performance, spun on turntables, mixed to provide the seamless soundtrack for your event.


Our Florist: 

Enchanted Florist / Lisa Caldwell

Flowers have given me an inner sense of calm over the last 25 years, even during hectic wedding season! I love the energy of weddings and events, whether I'm involved in planning a birthday party, a corporate event or a wedding! I give my clients personal service from consult to presentation! There is no better job that will challenge me and give me this much happiness.