2016 Conference Information

Welcome to the 2016 AACE Summer Conference Page. This webpage will provide you with all necessary information and updates related to the summer conference. We appreciate your interest in attending, and we look forward to seeing you there. Please be sure that you have reviewed all of the associated tabs and links under the “Annual Conference” section of the website. For additional information or questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at office@aaceal.com.

Date: July 26 – July 28, 2016
Location: Hampton Inn, Gadsden, Alabama
Theme: “Ties that Bind” Connecting Employers, Students, and Career Professionals



We welcome company sponsors for this event. To learn more, visit our Sponsorship Opportunity Page.


Full Agenda


AACE Member Registration Rate – $150.00
Non-Members Registration Rate – $200.00
Deadline to Register: July 5, 2016


AACE Conference attendees will be offered a special group rate at the Hampton Inn in Gadsden, Alabama. This rate is available at a first come, first serve basis. Please review the hotel information below related to the group block, rate, and booking deadline. AACE is not responsible for transactions associated with lodging accommodations and is unable to offer the negotiated group rate past July 11, 2016.

Stay Dates: July 26-July 28
Group Rate: $79.00 Per Night
Group Name: C-ACE (Alabama Association of Colleges and Employers)
Booking Deadline: A limited number of rooms have been reserved at this rate. First come, First Serve
Online Reservations: REGISTRATION CLOSED
Phone Reservations:  (256) 546-2337

* When booking your hotel online, please ensure that the correct date range is entered, and that the special code “C-ACE (Alabama Association of Colleges and Employers)” has been entered under the “Special Rate Codes” section of the reservation form. C-ACE must be in ALL CAPS in order to validate in the system. Reservations are first come, first serve to receive the AACE conference attendee rate. The negotiated rate is for the conference stay dates only. For reservations outside of this date range, please contact the hotel directly for rate information. Room cancellations must be arranged through hotel and no later than 11:59pm the day prior to arrival to avoid being charged.


Cancellations made after July 5 will not be refunded and will be billed the entire registration fee.




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