• ACEC/NC Annual Summer Conference-Grove Park Inn

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    Name: ACEC/NC Annual Summer Conference-Grove Park Inn
    Date: August 4, 2016 - August 7, 2016
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    Escape to the North Carolina Mountains for this Engineering Summer Conference hosted by ACEC/NC.  This annual event is the perfect opportunity to network with engineering professionals from around the state, earn professional development hours and vacation with your family.

    In addition to the educational and developmental opportunities, the conference registration includes:

     

    Breakfast Friday & Saturday
    Lunch Friday
    Cocktail Reception Friday Evening
    Dinner Friday Evening
    Saturday Evening Reception & Silent Auction


    TENTATIVE AGENDA

    Thursday, August 4th
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Registration


    3:30 pm Brewery Tour (Optional event. Separate registration required) 
    CLICK HERE to register for the Brewery Tour

    Friday, August 5th
    7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast & Registration
    8:00 am - 9:00 am NCBELS Update, Andrew Ritter (1PDH)
    9:00 am - 10:00 am PSMJ Marketing Session, Ken Tichacek (1 PDH)
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm Future Leaders Class 
    10:00 am - 10:30 am  Break
    10:30 am - 11:30 am Client Experience Matters, Ryan Suydam, Client Feedback Tool (1 PDH)
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm Federal Legislative Update, Steve Hall (1 PDH)
    12:30 pm Lunch
    1:30 pm - 5:30 pm FREE TIME
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm ACEC/NC Board of Directors Meeting
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Cocktail Reception
    6:30 pm Dinner

        - Keynote Speaker: Thomas Dismukes
        - Future Leaders Graduation
        - 2016 - 2017 Officer Installation


    Saturday, August 6th
    7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
    8:00 am - 9:00 am PSMJ Business Development Session - Ken Tichacek (1 PDH)
    9:00 am - 10:00 am Design Professional Indemnity Clauses: Are You Overexposed? - Stephen Safran, Safran Law Offices
    (1 PDH)
    10:00 am - 10:30 am Break
    10:30 am - 11:30 am Pundit Pallooza, Joe Stewart and Panel (1 PDH)
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm Session, Thomas Dismukes (1 PDH)
    12:30 pm - 7:00 pm FREE TIME
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm ACEC/PAC Reception and Silent Auction


    SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
    Sponsorship of the ACEC/NC Annual Summer Conference provides your firm the ability to enhance its image with engineering professionals from across the state.  
    CLICK HERE for a list of sponsorship opportunities that will demonstrate your support and affiliate your firm with the ACEC/NC Annual Summer Conference.
     
    Event Media:
    Event Sponsors:
    • HDR ENGINEERING, INC.
    • THINC STRATEGY, LLC
    • INSURANCE MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS, INC.
    • ACEC RETIREMENT TRUST
    • RAMEY KEMP & ASSOCIATES, INC
    Location:
    THE OMNI GROVE PARK INN
    290 Macon Ave, Asheville NC 28804

    Rooms are available under the ACEC/NC Room Block.  All attendees need to make their own hotel reservations. GROVE PARK INN is sold out

    OVERFLOW ROOMS
    Hotel rooms are also available at the Four Points by Sheraton
    This hotel is 2 miles from the Grove Park Inn
    Please CLICK HERE to make a reservation. The DEADLINE to make reservations is July 11th.
    Contact Information:
    Jessica Mills
    Fees/Admission:
    ACEC/NC Members: $350 Early Bird Rate until July 5th ($400 after July 5th) Deadline to register is 7/25/16

    Spouse, Guest or Child over 13: $250 (Children under 13 are free)

    Friday Dinner Only: $160

    Future Leaders Registration: $199 (Saturday registration for participants of the current Future Leaders class only)

    Non-Member Registration: $500

    Accents on Asheville Brewery Tours: $99 
    These Thursday events are optional and you will need to register separately to attend. Deadline to register is 7/27/16.

    CLICK HERE to register for one of the brewery tours.

    No conference or brewery tour refunds will be given for cancelations after July 5th.

     
    Professional Development Hours:
    8
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