Register With Confidence!

That’s right! It will happen. For the first time, the ACC Annual Meeting will be offered both IN-PERSON and ONLINE! It’s up to you to decide how it will happen for you. It's the same great meeting as always, but now with two ways to attend.

When you register, let us know how you plan to attend – in-person or virtually. No matter how you attend, you will have access to everything the ACC Annual Meeting has to offer. And when we say EVERYTHING, we mean EVERYTHING. For the first time in ACC history, registrants will receive access to ALL substantive programs (both live as well as on demand*) for the same price. 

The in-person 2020 ACC Annual Meeting will take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA 19107. 
In-person attendance gives you access to the same ACC Annual Meeting content you've come to know and love, with the added benefit of having access to ALL content, whether delivered in-person or virtually, on demand*.
It does not include housing, travel, or personal expenses.

The virtual 2020 ACC Annual Meeting will be accessible from wherever you have an internet connection.
à Virtual attendance gives you access to ALL virtual programming which includes both live and on demand* content.

Register with confidence – no matter what, you’ll still receive the same on-point, relevant professional development you have come to rely on from ACC. 

When you register, simply let us know how you plan to attend  in-person or virtually. However you plan to join us, you will have access to everything the ACC Annual Meeting has to offer.

*Access to on demand content will be available for a period of three months following the meeting.

Registration Rates

Attendance Type Register By ACC Member Rate Nonmember Rate
In-person October 12, 2020 $1,675 $2,060*
Virtual October 12, 2020 $1,675 $2,060*

In-person Day Pass (Wednesday)
Limit one day pass per registrant

October 14, 2020 $1,225** $1,225**
In-person Day Pass (Thursday)
Limit one day pass per registrant
October 15, 2020 $1,225** $1,225**
In-person Day Pass (Friday)
Limit one day pass per registrant
October 16, 2020 $1,125** $1,125**

All rates are in US Dollars.
All deadlines occur on set date at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.
* Nonmember rate includes one year of ACC membership ($385). Membership eligibility rules apply. ACC membership and meeting registration will be confirmed pending approval of eligibility.
**Day pass registrants must be eligible for ACC membership; one year of ACC membership is not included.

Limit one day pass per registrant.


Group Rates

Any company registering three to seven attendees will receive a group discount of $50 off of each registration.

Any company registering eight or more attendees will receive a group discount of $100 off of each registration.

When registering online, please indicate you will be registering a group. Registrations must be submitted at the same time to receive the discount. Group discount cannot be combined with other offers or discounts and is only applicable to full registrations. Offer excludes day pass registrations.

If paying for your group via check or wire transfer, or if you need additional support with group registrations, please email [email protected] and we will assist in registering your group.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Payment for a minimum of three registrations must be received at one time in order to qualify for the group rate. No retroactive group rates will be given. If you already have a group registration for your organization and would like to add additional registrants, please email [email protected] and we can assist you. 



Registrations are not considered confirmed until payment is processed. Please do not consider your registration complete until you have received the confirmation email.

If you are an ACC member, after registering for the Annual Meeting, you will receive a written registration confirmation by email.

If you are a nonmember, after registering for the Annual Meeting, you will receive a written acknowledgement of receipt of your registration by email, followed by a registration confirmation after your eligibility has been approved. Please allow 24-48 hours after submission for eligibility approval.


Cancellation Policy


Register with confidence.

Should you need to cancel your ACC Annual Meeting registration, there are numerous options available to you:

  • Transfer your in-person registration to a virtual registration and attend the meeting from wherever you have an internet connection;
  • Transfer your in-person registration to secure your spot, and lock-in the lowest rate, at the 2021 ACC Annual Meeting, October 17-20 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA;
  • Receive a 100% credit* of monies paid applied to a future ACC HQ education program, valid through December 31, 2022; OR
  • Receive a 100% refund of monies paid – no administrative or cancellation fee will apply. Refund request must be received in writing by October 12, 2020.

Your registration will be 100% refundable until October 12, 2020. No administrative or cancellation fee will apply. A 50% credit* of monies paid will apply to cancellations received after October 12, 2020. All registration cancellations must be received in writing via [email protected]. Registrations cannot be cancelled over the phone. Cancellations for registrations processed at the nonmember rate will not be refunded the $385 membership fee included with the registration.

*Credit issued may be used towards the following ACC education programs: Annual Meeting, Corporate Counsel University, Xchange, and Global General Counsel Summit (eligibility requirements apply). Credit may not be used towards any other educational programs not included above. Credit may not be divided among programs and any remaining funds following credit application will be forfeited. Credit may be transferred to an eligible attendee from the same organization, but written notification of transfer (via [email protected]) must be received from the original purchaser in order for the credit to be valid. Credit will expire after December 31, 2022.

Attendee Substitutions

Substitute attendees (from the same organization and eligible to attend) are always welcome. Please email your request to [email protected].


Financial Hardship Policy

ACC offers a limited number of full- and half-price discounts to the Annual Meeting. Preference is given to ACC members who have already incurred the expense of membership dues. Application for hardship and granting of a hardship discount is limited to individuals who meet the criteria for program registration or attendance.

All requests for full- and half-price discounts will be kept confidential and all such determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis. Applicant should fill out a web form explaining the need for financial assistance and how attending this program will be helpful. The deadline to submit an application for this year's Annual Meeting is October 6, 2020.


Spouse/Guest Registration Policy

A guest is defined as a spouse or significant other, friend, or relative who is not a member of ACC, is not qualified to become a member and does not work in an industry-related occupation. If you wish to bring a guest, please provide their name where indicated on your meeting registration. The registration fee is $195.00/guest. Guests must check in at the registration desk upon arriving onsite where they will be issued a guest badge, which will allow access to the meeting's evening receptions ONLY. Guests may not attend any educational programs or meal functions, or enter the exhibit hall at any other time.


Special Requirements/Food Restrictions

Participants with special needs or food restrictions should note them on the registration form or contact ACC Education at [email protected]. Requests for special accommodations should be sent as soon as you register, but no later than September 23, 2020, so that appropriate arrangements can be made.