The 2014 Conference Program Team is thrilled to invite you to the 94th ACUI annual conference celebrating our 100 years as an association at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes Orlando. This property will serve as the site of our "Celebration" in 2014. And we will be programming almost every inch of the beautiful grounds. Just take a look at the video to get a glimpse of what you will experience.
Orlando 2014 will provide an unexpected experience for delegates. We will honor the knowledge, culture, and values of the Association by sharing our storied list of achievements, highlighting our collective impact on campus, and inspiring the advancement of our profession. Our conference sponsors are a vital part of the experience each year as well so we thank them for joining us.
The 2014 annual conference will kick off the 100th anniversary of ACUI. Come celebrate with us!
The ACUI Expo is an integral part of the conference and delegate experience that will provide ample opportunities to interact with companies from across the United States and learn about the latest and greatest trends. ACUI’s corporate partners will be ready to show you how they can meet your needs by answering your questions and demonstrating their equipment throughout the two day ACUI Expo. The ACUI Expo engages the delegate with business needs with the various companies who are matched to specific needs and interests of the home campus.
Take advantage of six hours dedicated to providing key opportunities for you to develop and maintain long-term contacts with companies offering the latest products and solutions you need to better run your college union and student activities. Attend the show, and you can:
Talk with industry experts about trends in the marketplace
Sample the cuisine from a wide range of food service franchises
Check out the advancements in software and media platforms
Find new ideas for student programming and leisure-time activities
Visit with architects, consultants, and planning firms
Experience the newest furnishings and interior design
Take advantage of show special discounts and prize drawings
Join the largest gathering of college union and student activities professionals at the ACUI annual conference and ACUI Expo - your firsthand opportunity to build relationships with approximately 900 higher education leaders assembled in a single location.
The ACUI Expo offers you six hours of uncontested time to meet with potential buyers. ACUI is committed to helping companies seize the opportunity to reach buyers in higher education and offers increased visibility to more than 4,000 potential buyers on more than 500 campuses nationally and internationally. ACUI members influence buying decisions for their institutions and are directly involved in the day-to-day operations of student-centered facilities and programs, retail businesses, and auxiliaries.
Founded in 1914, ACUI is a nonprofit educational organization that brings together college union and student activities professionals from hundreds of schools in seven countries. Its members work on urban and rural campuses, in two-year and four-year institutions, and at large and small schools. They are students and administrators whose mission is to build campus community. ACUI enriches them all through education, advocacy, and the delivery of services.