The CPCE designation is the most prestigious and widely respected in the catering and events industry

Jo Ann M. Grant of Apropos Creations received the CPCE Designation

Chandler, AZ – August 1, 2019 – Jo Ann M. Grant received the Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE) designation from the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE).

The CPCE is awarded to industry professionals who prove their expertise through a written exam that covers accounting, beverage management, catering services, contracts and agreements, event management, food production, human resources and sales and marketing.

Grant is the owner and lead wedding and event architect at Apropos Creations.  Grant is a member of the NACE Phoenix chapter and serves as the treasurer.

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With more than 4,000 members, the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE), is the oldest and largest professional association dedicated to all aspects of the catering and events industry. Dedicated to promoting career success for its members and the professionalism of the industry, NACE offers educational programs, a professional certification (CPCE), chapter initiatives, networking opportunities, awards programs, a career center, community service projects, leadership training and the Experience Conference and Expo. In helping catering and events professionals to enhance their careers, NACE helps the industry reach its highest potential.

Jo Ann M. Grant of Apropos Creations received the CPCE Designation

About Apropos Creations

Now that, Jo Ann M. Grant of Apropos Creations received the CPCE designation, you can truly trust that she will handle everything with competence.  Planning your weddings and events is what provides the magic that runs Apropos Creations. From corporate events to stunning South Asian weddings that span several days to lush multi-cultural weddings, our goal is to plan and execute events with the kind of personal service and inspiring ideas that make the journey as easy as possible for you from start to finish.

We provide wedding and event planning and coordination services for Metro Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Sedona, Arizona. Additionally, we specialize in planning destination weddings for San Diego, San Jose and San Francisco (among other bay area cities) along with the Philippines and other international destination wedding locations.

If you’re looking for an intimately personal wedding day with the flawless coordination that makes every memory a treasure, Apropos Creations offers one simple planning service as well as a customized one. We pledge you our devotion in creating a wedding or event that is as unique as you are, leaving you with delightful memories that will last a lifetime most especially that Jo Ann M. Grant of Apropos Creations received the CPCE Designation.

Please get in touch! we’d love to hear what you have envisioned for your celebration, and how to make your dreams come true as the best Arizona wedding and event planner or destination wedding planner. Call (480) 216-4630 or email for a complimentary consultation. We can’t wait to help you make your dream wedding a reality!