Here are 10 great reasons why you should attend:

  1. Invest in yourself. Be prepared to meet the ever-evolving needs of your organization while advancing your career at the same time. Strengthen old connections and establish new ones that will last a lifetime.  
  2. The best content. The 2020 Annual Meeting's educational sessions address crucial subjects impacting the legal profession. Gain access to global perspectives where ideas will be shared, challenges addressed, and creative solutions discovered. 
  3. Get inspired. Immerse yourself among the best and brightest thought leaders in the legal profession as you position yourself as an industry expert.
  4. Take a break from the day-to-day work environment. Gain new ideas and skills that will make you more effective and efficient at work with a hands-on approach. 
  5. Unprecedented networking. Exchange ideas and share experiences with thousands of your colleagues from around the globe with 30+ hours of networking. Being connected to others in your field can prove to be invaluable. 
  6. Real-time solutions. Learn more about the business climate while discovering new innovative tools and services from 100+ law firms and legal service providers, whether attending in-person or virtually. 
  7. CLE/CPD credit. Expand your knowledge and get the professional development you need. Earn up to a year's worth of CLE/CPD credit at one event! 
  8. Raise your profile. Being visible and getting noticed is a big benefit of attending conferences. 
  9. Get energized by the City of Brotherly Love. As the United States’ birthplace, Philadelphia offers you the chance to experience history such as Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Explore the famous Reading Terminal Market, a food-lover's paradise connected to the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Enjoy iconic Philly foods like the soft pretzel and hoagie. Or take a selfie at the "LOVE" sculpture and relive the famous Rocky pose on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. For more information, visit
  10. Have fun! The 2020 Annual Meeting adds a layer of enjoyment to managing your career growth by mixing social aspects into your learning and industry efforts. 

We get it. Conferences can be expensive. However, a good conference forces you to grow and challenge yourself.

Need to make the case for attending the Annual Meeting? Get the justification toolkit now.

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Don’t just take our word for it! Hear from your peers why they keep coming back to the ACC Annual Meeting.

“This is the best event of the year for in-house counsel.”
Afsaneh Ambrose, General Counsel, Acumen Solutions, Inc.


“We find the sessions are incredibly useful. I make sure there is room in our budget every year for our whole team to come.”
Ryan Owens, Chief Legal Officer, DS Waters of America, Inc.


“I come every year. It is the best conference in the year. This is where I learn the most.”
Alan Tse, Global Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary, Jones Lang LaSalle Inc.

"The Annual Meeting was an excellent experience that exceeded my expectations."
Toni P. Douaihy, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Macy's Inc.


"It was the best conference I have ever been to....The sessions were all excellent."
Julianne Wantrup, General Counsel, Monash University


"My favorite things about the Annual Meeting were a sense of energy and discovery and the ability to connect with experts and fellow in-house counsel across ACC networks and chapters."
Victoria Gage-Bernheimer, Data Privacy Counsel, Accenture LLP

"The primary benefit I see in attending the ACC Annual Meeting is making new professional connections and reconnecting with existing ones, both within your practice area/business and far beyond. Accumulating CLE credits from such a wide offering of panels is a close second, and perhaps one of the most important justifications in presenting the budgeting case for attending the ACC AM!"
Clara Ohr, General Counsel, East Coast Energy Group (formerly)