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"Every man owes a part of his time and money to the business or industry in which he is engaged. No man has a moral right to withhold his support from an organization that is striving to improve conditions within his sphere"

President Roosevelt - 1908

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  • ACAE Convention

    ACAE hosts a Convention with outstanding opportunities for all association executives, hoteliers and others involved in the meetings industry to gather for professional development.



  • ACAE Foundation
    ACAE Foundation in providing assistance to members of ACAE in furthering their educational and professional development in the association management field as well as support of charitable causes.

  • ACAE Golf Outing
    The Golf Outing is a Tradeshow that is all about networking in the meetings and hospitality industry.

  • 2014 Board & Committee Chairmen
    The 2014 ACAE Board has planned outstanding meetings for next year.

  • Legislative Issues Seminar
    ACAE President Richard Carson stands with ACAE Government Affairs Chairmen Niko Corley and Mark Jackson.

  • Lunch & Learn
    Lunch & Learn Chairmen Alison Kinney and Virginia Bear stand with luncheon speaker, Director of the Alabama Ethics Commission John Carroll.

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14-Apr-2015 Executive Director

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    Alabama Council of Association Executives is a must for all Association professionals. The contacts and education I receive coupled with the advocacy for our profession is an investment in ACAE I never question.

    Jay Reed, Associated Builders and Contractors of Alabama

    I have gained so many friendships through my 25 years being affiliated with ACAE. My membership and involvement with this organization has been instrumental in my career.

    Mary Statkewicz, Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism

    In the 30 plus years that I have been a member, ACAE has provided the mentoring and educational opportunities that I would never have received if the association did not exist.

    Patti Culp, Alabama Travel Council, Inc.

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    ACAE Legislative Issues Seminar

    Capitol Auditorium

    February 25, 2015