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 Convention Overview 

The AACC annual meeting is among the largest and most dynamic gatherings of educational leaders, attracting over 2,000 community college presidents and senior administrators, as well as international educators, representatives of business/industry and federal agencies.

The premiere event for community college leaders, AACC's Annual Convention offers unprecedented professional development as well as the opportunity to network, share, and learn from professionals in the fields of education, business and industry, and the government sector. The exhibit hall offers a variety of services and products to bring innovation to your campus.

Venue

The 94th Annual Convention will convene at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Major Meetings and Events

Two days of preconvention workshops and business meetings are offered before the convention gets underway. The conference officially starts on Saturday afternoon with the opening general session followed by the grand opening of the exhibit hall and various affiliate receptions.

Sunday and Monday offer breakfast meetings, breakout sessions, visits to the exhibit hall and more affiliate receptions.

Monday evening is the Awards of Excellence gala dinner where AACC celebrates the truly extraordinary—often visionary—work being done at our member colleges.

Tuesday morning hosts one hour of concurrents sessions followed by the AACC Outstanding Community College Alumni brunch.

Sponsorships

From April 5–8, 2014, you have a unique opportunity to reach nearly 2,000 executive decision makers and key prospects at AACC's 94th Annual Convention. Every year, U.S. community college leaders and their international guests convene at this dynamic event to gain and share industry insights and ideas as well as explore new products, services, and innovations. Learn more [PDF].

Attendees

Convention attendees include community college administrators (chancellors, presidents, vice presidents, deans, and department chairs), trustees, faculty, business/industry representatives who work with community colleges, federal or state government representatives, and graduate students.

Networking Your Way Around Annual Convention

Saturday, April 5, 2014 

2:30 p.m.
Annual Meeting Orientation and Welcome Reception

8:00 p.m.
Social events are open to all meeting registrants (unless otherwise noted in the schedule) and offer a more relaxed atmosphere to connect with your colleagues. Refer to the meeting program for locations.

Sunday, April 6, 2014 

7:00 a.m.
Many groups organize breakfast meetings that are open to all convention registrants. Refer to the meeting program for locations.

9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
The exhibit hall is THE place to meet our exhibitors, experience the newest products and services, and bring back solutions to your campus. (Exhibit hall is open on April 7, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.)

6:30 p.m.
Social events are open to all meeting registrants (unless otherwise noted in the schedule) and offer a more relaxed atmosphere to connect with your colleagues. Refer to the meeting program for locations.

Monday, April 7, 2014

7:00 a.m.
Many groups organize breakfast meetings that are open to all convention registrants. Refer to the meeting program for locations.

9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
The exhibit hall is THE place to meet our exhibitors, experience the newest products and services, and bring back solutions to your campus.

6:45 p.m.
Your registration package includes a ticket to the Awards of Excellence Gala. Sit down for a nice meal with your new colleagues and hear about the visionary work being done by community colleges around the country.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

10:00 a.m.
Your registration package includes a ticket to the Outstanding Alumni Awards Brunch. Six community college alumni will be honored. Get your pile of business cards out of your pockets and make your commitment to connect with your new colleagues when you get back home.

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Social media is also a big part of #AACCAnnual. Not set up yet? The social media lab in the AACC booth in the exhibit hall will be staffed with experts to get you started and answer your questions no matter what your experience with social media may be.

 2013 Highlights Video

 Contact Information

Registration Support
Ph: 202.416.4579
Fx: 202.354.4660
registration@aacc.nche.edu

Exhibits Sales
Kevin McDonnell
The Townsend Group, Inc.
kmcdonnell@townsend-group.com
301-215-6710 x105

Press and Media
Tabitha Whissemore
twhissemore@@aacc.nche.edu
202-728-0200 x208

Sponsorship Opportunities
Carolina Zumarán-Jones
czjones@aacc.nche.edu
202-728-0200 x270

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