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ACCED-I 40th Annual Conference
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ACCED-I 40th Annual Conference

Join fellow collegiate conference and events professionals for three days of educational sessions and networking opportunities at the ACCED-I 40th Annual Conference & Expo March 29 - April 1, 2020 in Providence, RI.

 Export to Your Calendar 3/29/2020 to 4/1/2020
When: Sunday, March 29, 2020
10:15 am
Where: Rhode Island Convention Center
1 Sabin Street
Providence, Rhode Island  02903
United States
Contact: Diana Hakenholz, CMP
(970) 449-4962

Online registration is available until: 3/27/2020
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The Annual Conference features a variety of educational sessions for new and experienced conference and events professionals including:

  • Keynote Addresses
  • Concurrent General Sessions
  • Special Interest Sessions
  • Roundtable Discussions
  • Topic Expert Sessions
  • Affinity Group Sessions

In addition, the Annual Conference features:

  • Expo Hall featuring products and services specifically for collegiate conferences and events
  • Fun meet and greets so that you can get to know your peers in informal settings
  • Numerous networking opportunities


Register by 2/7/2020

Register after 2/7/2020
ACCED-I Member $775 $875
Non-member $975 $1075
Alumni or Student $650 $750

Included in your registration fee is: Sunday brunch and afternoon food/beverage break; Monday lunch; Tuesday lunch and dinner.

Budget Tight?
Click here for the How to Gain Approval to Attend cost/benefit worksheet that you can give to your supervisor.

ACCED-I Financial Policy/Cancellation/Refund Policy:  ACCED-I accepts checks (U.S. funds only) and all major credit cards.  You are considered registered for this event if you register and either pay or request to be billed for your registration.  Notification of cancellations received by ACCED-I by Friday, February 28, 2020 will be refunded, less a $100 administrative fee. Replacements are welcome.  No-shows are responsible for payment in full.  No refunds will be made after February 28, 2020.  If registration is made after February 28, 2020 the above policy still applies.

ACCED-I Federal ID Number 84-1023816


Hotel Information

ACCED-I has a block of rooms at both the Omni Providence and the Graduate Providence.  Reservations need to be made on or before 5:00 PM Thursday, February 27th to receive the ACCED-I group rates.  Hotel information, reservation links, as well as the ACCED-I group rates can be found by visiting the following website: 

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  ACCED-I is a CMP Preferred Provider. The program(s) identified with the CMP Preferred Provider logo meet the requirements to receive continuing education (CE) credit for the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) credential. All qualifying activities also indicate how many CE credits attendees will receive for participating. In order for these records to be accepted by the Events Industry Council (EIC), the email used for your ACCED-I registration MUST match (case sensitive) the email provided to the EIC for your account. The use of the CMP Preferred Provider Pre-Check logo is not an endorsement by the Events Industry Council of the quality of the session. For more information about the CMP credential or CMP Preferred Provider Program, please visit