ACCED-I connects collegiate conference and events professionals to knowledge and ideas that keep them ahead of the game in this unique industry.

  • In-person educational and networking events
  • Roundtable discussions by phone when it isn’t possible to leave campus
  • Online resources to help you navigate the industry through benchmarking and salary studies, sample documents, and interactive forums
  • Advance your career, or find the right staff, through the Career Center

Be a part of a community that understands what you do. . . join us!

Cast Your Ballot in the ACCED-I Leadership Election
It's time to vote for your colleagues and fellow ACCED-I members for positions on the Board of Directors and in Regional Leadership. Voting in these elections is fast and easy with our electronic balloting and voting system, Please check your email from Tuesday, November 27 for the election website and your unique username and password. Voting closes Friday, December 14 at 5 pm (MST). more

Salary Survey Open for Participation
We are conducting a salary survey of members and nonmembers who are working in collegiate event/conference planning and/or campus hotels/residential conference centers. Your participation in this survey will help us create a market report to better understand current practices with regard to employee compensation. more

Gain Recognition with an ACCED-I Award
The ACCED-I Awards & Recognition program is dedicated to recognizing individuals and institutions that have set the standard of excellence during the year.  Receiving an ACCED-I Award is a great way to gain recognition, not only within the collegiate conference and event industry, but at your institution. By recognizing outstanding service in ourselves and others, we bring prestige to our profession and our institutional roles. moreIIIn

Institutional Events Early Registration Deadline is December 21st
Register now for the Institutional Events Educational Forum taking place at University of Texas El Paso on January 17-18, 2019. The forum will address topics important to collegiate event planners. more

Educational Forums Offer In-Depth Learning on Multiple Topics
ACCED-I Educational Forums bring together collegiate conference and events professionals for 1 1/2 days of engaging educational modules and networking opportunities. Attendees will get an in-depth look at various topics important to collegiate conference and events professionals. Registration is open for the Business Development and Institutional Events forums. mo

Secure Your Spot in an Upcoming P2P
The 2018-2019 slate of P2P (Peer-to-Peer) Conversations is open for registration. Secure your spot for an upcoming topic including contracts, registration, protocol, and marketing institutional events.. more

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Institutional Events Educational Forum