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ACPA Opens Event, Hotel Registration for Annual Meeting

ACPA today announced the official opening of the event and hotel registration for the Association’s 56th Annual Meeting. Our one-stop registration/information website is http://2019meeting.acpa.org/

To reserve a room at the Marriott at a discounted rate of $189/night, follow this reservation link or visit the event website.  ACPA members are eligible to receive a 20% discount off any registration ticket type, including those for your spouse and guests for whom you are paying. To receive the discount, please enter the following promotional code at the top of the ticket selection screen before you proceed to checkout: member20.  Our one-stop registration/information website is http://2019meeting.acpa.org/.  

Some of the highlights for our program include:

  • Guest presentations at our Task Force meetings — The RCC, Airports and Jointing task forces will each include guest presentations by concrete pavement experts from industry, academia and the public sector.
  • Guest presentations at our CPU general session — Our general session will include important and timely presentation from the perspectives of the FHWA and state DOTs.
  • New format for Concrete Pavement University breakouts— The eight breakout discussions will include four general interest tracks and four contractor/construction tracks.
  • New developments at the Strategic Advisory Committee meeting — The meeting will focus on results from the change-management workshop held during the Mid-Year Meeting. 
  • Fun-filled social and networking events— Our Mardi Gras theme reception, which will include some surprises throughout the two-hour event, our luncheon and annual meeting of the members, and our closing dinner & awards banquet, as well as some optional activities noted below.
  • Exciting optional activities— On December 3, the first day of the meeting, we’re planning three optional activities:  a golf outing, an airboat swamp tour, and a “sprits and cocktails” walking tour.  On Wednesday, we’ll be hosting a special culture & cuisine tour for spouses and guests.

The meeting will be held Tuesday, Dec. 3, through Thursday, Dec. 5., at the New Orleans Marriott.  There’s much more to our 56th Annual Meeting, and in the weeks ahead, we will be reporting on additional details about what promises to be an exciting, information-loaded, and fun-filled meeting. 

As a reminder, record attendance at our Mid-Year Meeting and our increasingly high number of new members means we will very likely have record attendance.  So, don’t delay; register today! 

Plan Now for the ACPA Annual Meeting

A fun-filled, information-packed annual meeting is in the works and ACPA is offering an early preview of the tentative agenda:  

  • Tuesday, Dec. 3– The meeting begins with the ACPA Chapter Committee Meeting, and meetings of the IGGA, RCC Pavement Council, and ACPA Emerging Leaders Group.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 4 – The day will be devoted to technical, legislative and strategic committee meetings and the Concrete Pavement University (CPU) opening plenary session. An early evening Mardi Gras reception will give all attendees a fun-filled opportunity to enjoy networking and spending time with other meeting attendees New Orleans style.
  • Thursday, Dec. 5 – The final day continues with our popular CPU tech transfer & educational event.  Eight CPU breakouts are divided into two concurrent tracks (a contractor-focused technical track and a more general interest track).  The 30th Annual “Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards” dinner closes out the evening and marks the end of the meeting.

With record attendance at the 2019 Mid-Year Meeting, and an all-time high number of ACPA contractor members, we anticipate exceptional attendance and plenty of networking and fun! 

The meeting will be held at the New Orleans Marriott, located in the heart of the ‘Big Easy.’ ACPA is finalizing the preliminary agenda and registration details, which we plan to post in early August.  Until then, save the dates and plan to join us in New Orleans. For a quick preview please visit: http://2019meeting.acpa.org.

Take a Sneak Peek at the ACPA Annual Meeting

A fun-filled, information-packed annual meeting is in the works and ACPA is offering an early preview of the tentative agenda:  

  • Tuesday, Dec. 3 – The meeting begins with the ACPA Chapter Committee Meeting, and meetings of the IGGA, RCC Pavement Council, and ACPA Emerging Leaders Group.  
  • Wednesday, Dec. 4 – The day begins with breakfast and Task Force Meetings, followed by the Strategic Advisory Committee, Annual Meeting of the Members, Legislative Issues Committee and the Concrete Pavement University (CPU) opening session.  An early evening Mardi Gras reception will give attendees a relaxing and fun-filled opportunity to enjoy time networking and spending time with other meeting attendees.
  • Thursday, Dec. 5 – The final day includes the ACPA Association Award breakfast, followed by our popular CPU tech transfer & educational events.  Eight CPU breakouts are divided into two concurrent tracks throughout the morning and afternoon.  The 30th Annual “Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards” dinner closes out the evening and marks the end of the meeting.

With record attendance at the Mid-Year Meeting, and an all-time high number of ACPA contractor members (210 in all), we anticipate exceptional attendance, an information-packed meeting, and plenty of networking and fun! 

The meeting will be held Tuesday, Dec. 3, through Thursday, Dec. 5., at the New Orleans Marriott, located in the heart of the ‘Big Easy.’ ACPA is finalizing the draft agenda, which we plan to post soon.  Until then, save the dates and plan to join us in New Orleans. For a quick preview of our website, please visit: http://2019meeting.acpa.org/.

We’re Gearing Up for the ACPA Annual Meeting

Within days after the ACPA Mid-Year Meeting ended, association staff was charging ahead on preparations for the the Association’s 56th Annual Meeting (AM56). 

ACPA staff is already reviewing a draft agenda and is continuing to coordinate details for the meeting.  With record attendance at the Mid-Year Meeting, and an all-time high number of ACPA contractor members (210 in all), we anticipate exceptional attendance, a robust peer-exchange and technical program, and plenty of networking and fun for the annual event.

The meeting will be held December 3 through 5 at the New Orleans Marriott, located in the heart of the ‘Big Easy.’ At this writing, the event site is set up as a ‘save the dates’ reminder only, although it also allows visitors to get an advance look at the full website, not to mention a glimpse of the vibrant area where the meeting will be held.

ACPA expects to have more details about the meeting online in the next few weeks.  Until then, please save the dates and plan to join us in New Orleans. For a quick preview of our website, please visit: http://2019meeting.acpa.org/.

Make Plans to Attend ACPA’s Annual Meeting

Our Mid-Year Meeting is still a few days away, but it’s not too early to make plans to attend ACPA’s 56th Annual Meeting (AM56).   With a record number of attendees for the Mid-Year Meeting, we anticipate the response will be the same for the Annual Meeting in December.

The meeting will be held December 3 through 5 at the New Orleans Marriott, located in the heart of the ‘Big Easy.’ At this writing, the event site is set up as a ‘save the dates’ reminder only, although it also allows visitors to get an advance look at the full website, not to mention a glimpse of the vibrant area where the meeting will be held.

ACPA is continuing to develop the one-stop event website with details about the meeting, including an agenda, event registration links, and hotel registration details. For now, please visit: http://2019meeting.acpa.org/ for a preview.   

Since 2016, ACPA annual meetings have been held in urban areas, situated near or in dining and entertainment options for all to enjoy after a day of business, tech transfer, and peer discussions. The setting for AM56 is no exception and the site of our Annual Meeting means we have a great setting for our business discussions, as well as plenty of options for guests to relax, dine out, explore and enjoy all that jazz!  

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