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Hornblower's Jackie Campbell Recieves National Catering Certification

September 7, 2010


Jackie Campbell, senior sales manager with Hornblower Cruises & Events, has earned the Certified Professional Catering Executive designation from the National Association of Catering Executives (NACE). The title is one of the most prestigious in the catering and events industry.

Campbell, who has been with Hornblower since 2004, assists corporate and leisure groups as they select, customize and embark upon private charters and special event cruises. She earned the Certified Professional Catering Executive designation after several months of study and a written exam covering aspects of accounting, beverage management, catering services, contracts/agreements, event management, food production and sales/marketing.

Campbell is a member of the NACE San Diego chapter, and serves as the current vice president and incoming chapter president.

With more than 4,000 members, the National Association of Catering Executives is the oldest and largest professional association dedicated to all aspects of the catering industry. Dedicated to promoting career success for its members and the professionalism of the industry, NACE offers educational programs, professional certification (CPCE), chapter initiatives, networking opportunities, recognition and awards programs, a job bank, community service projects and the industry’s most prestigious annual conference. In helping its members enhance their business and careers, NACE helps the industry reach its highest potential.

Information on Hornblower’s daily tours, private charters and special event cruises is available at or 619-686-8700.


Hornblower Cruises & Events has been the leading charter yacht and public dining cruise company in California for 30 years. The company operates 32 vessels in San Francisco, Berkeley, Sacramento, Long Beach, Newport Beach, Marina del Rey and San Diego. The 1000 passenger Inspiration Hornblower is one of San Diego’s premier venues. In addition, Hornblower San Diego offers seasonal Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventures and year round Harbor Cruises. For more information visit: