Annual Conference

2017 AACE Summer Conference

Sailing Into Success


Welcome to the 2017 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

Date: Wednesday, July 19 – Friday, July 21, 2017
Location: Orange Beach, Alabama


Requests Closed




Submit Online or By Paper


AACE Member Early Registration Rate (before June 16, 2017) – $175
AACE Member Registration Rate (after June 16, 2017) – $195
Student Registration Fee $100
Non-Members Registration Rate – $225
Spouse/Guest Meals Fee (lunches and reception) – $75

You have two convenient options to register this year:

Registration Closed


AACE Conference attendees will be offered a special group rate at the SpringHill Suites: Orange Beach at the Wharf. 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.

Springhill Suites
Orange Beach at the Wharf
4673 Wharf Parkway West
Orange Beach, AL 36561
T: (251) 943-6600
F: (251) 943-6650

Stay Dates: July 18 – July 22, 2017
Group Rate: 

  • Studio King Suite $139
  • Studio 2 Queens $149
  • Weekend (if you wish to extend your stay) $209

Group Name: ALMC
Booking Deadline: June 28, 2017 –A limited number of rooms have been reserved at this rate. First come, First Serve
Online Reservations: TBA
Phone Reservations:  (251) 943-6600

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.


It’s the Beach, Casual – Within reason (no bikinis at the meetings) – Polo shirts, khakis, sandals, hats, shorts, etc.


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

 Updated 7/12/2017