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#ACCE19: 2019 ACCE Annual Convention in Long Beach, California

Date: July 14 - 17, 2019
Location:  Show map Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, California 90802
United States of America
Contact: Crystal Moore | Vice President, Professional Development & ConventionPhone: 703-998-0072Email: events@acce.orgLink: www.acceconvention.com

Connect + Empower

Experience the unmistakable energy of ACCE's Annual Convention when you join a thousand of your closest chamber peers in sunny Long Beach, California, July 14–17.

Connect with the profession's influencers and partners during three days of unmatched learning and networking opportunities. Participate in solutions-focused sessions, interactive workshops, social outings, and an expo featuring businesses that are committed to chambers and commerce. Return to your chamber empowered and emboldened with practical takeaways that strengthen your organization’s ability to address your community’s top challenges.

Registration opens February 18.

Registration Pricing


Each #ACCE19 full registration provides access to workshops, forums, general sessions, the Expo Hall, some meals*, Welcome Reception, #ACCEAwards Show and the Closing Party. Registration opens February 18.

*Continental breakfast (Monday & Tuesday), buffet lunch (Monday & Tuesday), Brunch (Wednesday)

 

EARLY BIRD (USD) 
Valid thru May 17

STANDARD (USD)

Full Registration (Members) $809  $909
Non-member Full Registration* ---  $1000
In State (Members)   $709    $809
Single Day Registration --- $439

*If your organization or business is not a member of ACCE, contact Dana Ketterling at 703-861-9382 or dketterling@acce.org for information about registration.

Convention Scholarships


SEAN Scholarship
The State Executive Association Network (SEAN) is the networking group for leaders of their state chamber executive association. SEANs are charged with providing professional development and support for chamber executives in their respective state and region. If you are a State Executive Association interested in partnering with ACCE to award one scholarship to the ACCE Annual Convention, submit your SEAN scholarship application no later than April 19

Mike Hauser and Shelia Lee Scholarships
ACCE is pleased to offer two convention scholarships in the names of Mike Hauser and Shelia Lee, leaders of the chamber movement and ACCE, whose contributions remain alive long after their untimely passings. Many thanks to the dozens of donors to these scholarship funds! Learn more about the Hauser-Lee scholarships and download the application here. Applications are due April 19

Scholarship Eligibility and Additional Info
Only completed scholarship applications received by 5 p.m. EDT on April 19 will be considered. Individuals who received a scholarship from ACCE in the last two years are not eligible. Chamber professionals of all levels and disciplines are encouraged to apply. Selection will be based on the most compelling application letter that includes financial need, professional aspirations and organizational benefit of convention attendance. Applications of first-time convention attendees may receive extra attention. Applicants from the seven states in which Mike and Shelia worked in chambers are strongly encouraged: California, Oklahoma, Colorado, Iowa, North Dakota, Minnesota, Kansas. ACCE Directors and Division advisory board members are not eligible to apply. The Annual Convention registration fee does not cover lodging or travel. Transportation, lodging, outings, incidentals, etc., are the responsibility of the scholarship winner, unless indicated otherwise. Applicants who are not members of ACCE will be billed the difference between the member ($909 USD) and non-member ($1000 USD) registration rate.

For questions about Annual Convention scholarships, contact Yodit Gebreyes at 703-998-3579 or ygebreyes@acce.org.

 

Convention Hotels


Unless otherwise noted, ACCE Annual Convention events will be held at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center (300 E. Ocean Boulevard) in Downtown Long Beach. Convention hotels are within easy walking distance to the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center. Negotiated hotel rates expire June 21.

Renaissance Long Beach
111 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90802
$249/night | BOOK ROOM 

Hyatt Regency Long Beach (Headquarters Hotel)
200 South Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802
$254/night | BOOK ROOM

Hyatt Centric Long Beach
285 Bay Street
Long Beach, CA 90802
$274/night | BOOK ROOM

Courtyard Long Beach Downtown
500 East First Street
Long Beach, CA 90802
$239/night | BOOK ROOM

 

Getting to Long Beach


Conveniently located near the greater Los Angeles and San Diego areas, Long Beach is easily accessible from area airports, including:

  • Long Beach Airport (LGB) | 6.4 miles from Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) | 17 miles from Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
  • John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport (SNA) | 23 miles from Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
  • Bob Hope Airport (BUR) | 38.5 miles from Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center

 

Join the Annual Convention conversation on Twitter by following #ACCE19.

 

 

 


 

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