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.
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.
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.